Tag Archives: files

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. Advertisements

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 […]

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 […]

Quick Organizing Tip – Repurposed Rolodex

Now that most contact information is stored electronically, you may have a Rolodex sitting on a shelf gathering dust. But don’t write it off just yet! There are many useful and innovative ways to repurpose that “old” organizer: Store recipes and pictures of dishes – use the transparent sleeves to keep it clean from spills in […]

Useful organizing tips for Evernote

A couple of months ago, I blogged about Evernote, and now I have some even more useful tips on taking advantage of this digital filing system: Save your printer’s ink cartridge numbers, so you always know which one to pick up or stock up on when you find a great sale. Keep track of your loved one(s) clothing […]

Organizing and Saving Important Documents

Has the pending tax season motivated you to organize all of your important documents along with the financial ones?  This is the perfect opportunity to start some new filing habits and protect or replace any missing papers, credentials and forms.  Can you easily find your passport? What about your birth certificate?  Are you sure you know […]

Elizabeth’s Favorite Things – Freedom Filer

One of my top recommended products is Freedom Filer – a self-purging system that will have you saying farewell to file clean-up day. Whether you decide to use it for organizing your personal finances or your business, this filing tool is highly functional and versatile. The system provides color-coded tabs that keep your papers sorted […]

End of the year organizing tip: Protect your electronic files

December is obviously a good time to think about being more organized in the coming year, and this includes making sure your irreplaceable electronic files such as digital photos, legal documents, and business reports are secure, easily accessible, and BACKED UP! One of my favorite tools is Carbonite – an online application that works seamlessly with your computer’s […]