Tag Archives: clutter

Increase productivity with Evernote during the holidays

This time of year, especially because of the holidays, my calendar begins filling up with lots of  “to-do’s” such as client events, shopping trips and out-of-town travel. In the past, having a hectic schedule made it even harder to remember things like directions to a party, gift ideas, and people to add to my holiday card list. Most of […]

Planning and Organizing the Ultimate Garage Space

If you’ve always dreamed of having the ultimate garage to store everything from tools and sports equipment to seasonal items and gardening accessories and still have room for your car, then check out Garage Gladiator. This complete garage organization system has been designed for “the unique environment and demands of the garage.” Garage Gladiator lets you customize your garage with a variety […]

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.

Tacoma.FM online radio interviews Innovatively Organized

Here 4 You with Candace & Winona streams “live” every Sunday at 8:30 am. Their show focuses on practical advice for managing daily stress and personal health. Innovatively Organized’s professional organizer Alisa Hanft was interviewed on August 22 about various ways in which good organization is connected to well-being and helps lower stress. You can listen to the […]

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 […]

The connection between clutter and guilt

Have you ever received a gift that you don’t need or want? Maybe it’s something you already have or just don’t like – regardless of the item, you may feel bad or disrespectful by getting rid of it. When you accept a present, it’s about thanking the giver for the gesture. It doesn’t mean you […]

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.

A better way to label those bins

Using plastic bins, baskets or boxes is a great way to corral loose items or store seasonal decor.  Anything that needs to be put away in a closet, under the bed or in the garage should be kept in a sturdy and well-labeled container so you don’t end up going through boxes and boxes when searching for something specific.  These […]