Tag Archives: organize

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 […]

Double-duty cookware saves space

For an organized kitchen, this innovative stackable cookware can go directly from your oven to your dining table! Totally modern in design, these stackable dishes can be configured in multiple ways to cook your food and can be easily stored in the cabinet together. The grooved scalloped cutouts on the bottom allow air to circulate, ensuring food is heated evenly. And they are […]

Purging the Pantry for an Organized Kitchen

Just like the refrigerator, the pantry needs to be evaluated and inventoried at least once a year. Start by emptying the shelves so you can see what you have and sort items into these categories: Items used every day Items used less frequently Unopened items or items you no longer want (donate to charity) Expired items to trash Then take several minutes […]

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 […]

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 […]

Organizing for a good cause

Last month, I was fortunate to be part of a group of 12 organizers from the Seattle chapter of NAPO who volunteered organizing services for the Puget Sound Area USO at their SeaTac Center. This Center provides the “comforts of home” and traveling assistance for military members and their families with a full nursery, children’s games, books, and toys; […]

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 […]

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 […]

Quick tip – organize extra buttons and thread

Blouses, pants, dresses and coats often come with extra buttons and thread – how do you save these sewing notions so you can find them when needed?  A basic business card organizer that you can find at an office supply store is the perfect way to keep these small items neatly sorted and accessible.

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 […]