Category Archives: Paper Management

TeuxDeux

TeuxDeux is a free electronic “to do” site that can be used to keep track of your current and future tasks without using scraps of paper than can get lost in the shuffle. You can easily access the program from you desktop or mobile phone (they have an app for the program here), cross off […]

Video: See how one office celebrates being paperless

ScanSnap is one of my favorite products to reduce paper clutter. See how this office uses ScanSnap to maximize fun and minimize paper.

Secure shredding resource in Seattle

One or two pieces of personal information is all it takes for identity theft to take place. Now more than ever, it’s important to effectively manage the disposal of confidential letters, financial papers, receipts, and electronic media – both at home and at the office. A local service that I recommend is Datasite. They offer residential and business shredding […]

Organizing your children’s art

Oftentimes, back-to-school means that the refrigerator door and bulletin boards at home will soon be covered in artwork and class projects. But these are just temporary galleries – pieces should be stored to make room for new ones. Schoolfolio is the storage solution that organizes and protects art, schoolwork, report cards, class photos, and other keepsakes from […]

Get the supplies you need for an Organized Office and Dorm

Whether it’s for the home office or the dorm room, The Container Store® has great tools for maximizing productivity – organize files, school supplies, clothes, make-up and more. Also, check out the ones that maximize space and take on double duty such as stools with storage, stackable bins and collapsible baskets.  See all the organizing […]

Tracking tasks on your iPhone

Keep better track of your to-do list on your iPhone with 2Do, a free iPhone application to help you stay organized on-the-go! Since your contact list already lives on your iPhone, this is a great tool to remember birthdays, meetings, phone calls, errands and shopping lists.

Organizing product for your scrapbook projects

Scrapbooking has become an entire industry in recent years with supplies and tools that do everything from die-cutting to stamping. There are so many pieces, big and small, and it’s important to keep things sorted and categorized. One product I really like is this stackable paper tray which protects the paper and also provides an […]

Functional and innovative shredder

Now you can sip your coffee while shredding those confidential documents and decreasing your paper clutter. This cool table was the winner of a recent competition for modern design and functional furniture. It definitely gets my vote for innovative organization! Check out the details.

Shred-a-thon Events in your area

Clearing paper clutter is important, but shredding sensitive papers is also critical to ensure against identity theft. Bookmark this page from the Washington State Attorney General’s Office web site that outlines local shredding events throughout the state in 2010.  Most of the free events let you bring up to two file boxes of documents. Get shredding! […]

Useful organizing tips for Evernote – Part 2

Here are more tips for Evernote – my favorite online system for filing and sharing! Take photos of the wiring setup for your computer and television/dvd/stereo center so that if you move anything, you can put things back where they go. Scan and save warranty information for major appliances and electronics. Scan and save documents as PDFs and shred the un-needed […]