Category Archives: Student Organizing

Key Ring Organizer

    It seems like every store has a discount club or point system for shopping rewards – and it’s not easy keeping all those cards in your wallet! Using a dedicated key ring to avoid pulling out a stack of cards is a great way to keep them handy and organized. Many of these little plastic cards […]

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.

Organized Food On-the-Go

One of my favorite ways to store and tote my snacks and lunches is by using Fit & Fresh containers. Removable ice packs keep food chilled and the containers are sized and labeled so you know exactly how much you’re packing which is especially helpful for portion control. Fit & Fresh keeps your food items separate, but […]

Gmail offers clutter control for email inbox

Internet users send an estimated 60 billion emails every day around the world. With so many messages coming and going, how do you prioritize your inbox and choose which ones really deserve your attention? Gmail product director Keith Coleman very clearly says, “It used to be people wanted to separate spam from not-spam, but now, […]

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 […]

Peel and Stick Organizing Tool for your walls!

Recently I discovered this innovative product line which offers a variety of bulletin boards, including this dry erase one, that can be positioned and repositioned anywhere on your walls. Simply peel and stick above your desk, in your entryway or kitchen, or in the kids’ room as a canvas for their art. It would also make a […]

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.

Time management on your iPhone

Time Timer© is an innovative tool that helps you visualize time by giving you a graphic representation of its passing. It’s a simple but unique way to improve productivity by seeing time elapse as you work. It’s available as an application for your iPhone, and different sized desk clocks and wristwatches. Everyone from students to business professionals can use it!

Organizing a bulletin board

The displays got interactive at the Innovatively Organized booth at the Seattle Chamber tradeshow last month with our sample bulletin board. The “before” bulletin board (top) is cluttered with random notes strewn about in a way that poses confusion about what needs to get done and when. The “after” board (bottom) shows a solution that incorporates many of the recommendations we make to […]