Monthly Archives: October 2009

Declutter your shoe rack and save the planet, too!

Running is good exercise.  But are your running shoes good for the environment?  How many pairs of shoes are in your closet right now, and how many do you actually love and wear?  As the weather gets cooler and you start swapping sandals for boots, take a look at your shoe inventory and find ways to donate the […]

Organizing Tips for Holiday Decorations

It’s almost Halloween which means Thanksgiving and all the other holidays this winter are closely following! Here are a few tips to keep your decorations organized as you begin adding holiday touches in the next couple of months. Color-code – It’s easy to identify which decorations are where if you have everything for one holiday or season […]

Extreme Office Makeover Winner – Wing-It Productions Unveils Space!

A few months ago, Wing-It Productions won the Extreme Office Makeover Contest sponsored by Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce members and Microsoft. The office makeover was valued at over $35,000 worth of services and products, and I was able to contribute my business organizing services to help streamline their space and files. The before and after pictures speak for themselves! […]

Get Motivated and Get Organized

Oftentimes, getting motivated to organize your home or office is a bigger challenge than the actual physical task of organizing.  It can take time!  Here are a few tips to get you started: Ditch the “all or nothing” mindset. Staring at a cluttered garage makes many think of hours of work ahead because they think cleaning up the whole […]

Multi-tasking with your camera phone

I’ve discovered another cool mobile application called Quipit that will allow you to take pictures of paper documents or notes on a whiteboard and turn them into digital files (pdfs). Since it seems like we’re never without our camera phones, this is a quick and compact way to store and share files while on the go! Email or […]

Streamlining 101 – Affordable workshops all about organizing

Streamlining 101: Paper, Time, & Money Management Is “Get Organized” one of your goals? If so, this is the workshop series for you. Join us after work to gain skills on improving your productivity and learn tips on mastering your money management. Session 1: Organizing Your Paper 101 Session 2: Tackling Your Finances 101 Session […]

A place for everything and everything in its place!

A friend forwarded me this Family Circus cartoon, and it reinforces one of my most important organizing rules – assign a storage space or a “home” for everything you own. This means you know where everything goes, and you eliminate wasted time searching for an item. It also helps you clean up faster because you’ll know exactly where […]