Organizing Paperwork

Stop filing paper if…

By |June 19th, 2015|

My evening project this week has been doing some (serious) decluttering in the lower level of my home. My kids are teenagers now and we decided it’s time to switch up how we use the lower […]

Organize End-of-School Paperwork

By |June 4th, 2015|

If you’re like me, one of the best parts of summer is the break from all the paper my kids bring home from school! Before you settle into a well-deserved vacation from paper, take time now […]

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Flip Your Stack of Paper

By |December 10th, 2014|

During the course of preparing for the holidays (decorating, tidying up for guests or holiday parties, etc.) chances are that you’ll encounter a stack of paper that needs to be sorted through and dealt with. You […]

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 […]