Organizing Paperwork

Home Management Binder Tips

By |June 18th, 2014|

One of my all time favorite organizing tools is my home management binder. I fondly refer to our household binder as my “command central binder” as it really is an integral part of keeping our home […]

Organize Greeting Cards with a Tickler File

By |April 25th, 2014|

This is hard for me to say, but I’m sharing it anyway because it’s the real reason I’m creating a tickler file system for greeting cards. I recently had someone close to our family tell me […]

Home Management Binder Leads to Good Fortune

By |January 29th, 2014|

Update: Now that we’ve expanded the Management Binder from a free download to a free mini class (woohoo!!) this blog post has been edited. (The original was published in October 2011.)

In this blog post, Jennifer shares her love […]

An Organizing Two-for-One: Healthy Recipe Binder

By |July 17th, 2013|

I love it when one single project allows you to accomplish two goals. I fondly call these projects organizing two-for-ones: two tangible benefits for the price of one organizing project! This week’s organizing two-for-one is to […]

A Simple Coupon Organizer

By |July 11th, 2013|

Today is the first day of the July session of my Organize Your Paper Clutter online class. (Update: Organize Your Paper Clutter is now available as a self-paced online class.) So I thought it would be […]

5 Simple Summer Paper Tamers

By |July 3rd, 2013|

Are you looking for a good organizing project for the summer – maybe something that will give you an excuse to stay inside and avoid the heat (or rain, if you live anywhere near me?) Try these […]

Top 10 Paper Clutter Tamers

By |February 9th, 2012|

Plagued by paper clutter? You are not alone! Questions about how to organize papers — school papers, bills, mail, kids’ artwork, magazines, important documents —  are among the most frequently asked questions at simplify 101. We […]

Storage Solution of the Week: Pizza Boxes for Kids’ School Papers

By |January 18th, 2012|

What it is:
This week’s storage solution of the week are clean, unused pizza boxes to store kids’ school papers by year.
Where I got them:
I get mine at Pizza Hut simply by asking for a few large […]

5 Ways to Organize + Enjoy Your Kid’s Artwork

By |June 24th, 2011|

With the school year just ending for some of you, I thought now would be a great time to do a post about organizing and enjoying kid’s artwork. In this previous post I outlined how I […]

Seven Steps to Organize Your Paper Clutter

By |March 13th, 2011|

Of all the types of clutter you may find in your home or office, paper clutter is the most unsettling. Paper clutter represents lingering decisions and lingering to-dos. When you’re surrounded by paper clutter, you’re never […]