Tag Archives: Seattle Organizing

Keeping track of gifts received

When opening presents during birthday parties, wedding or baby showers, and the holidays, use small mailing labels to jot down the name of the giver and stick it on the gift so you can track who gave what. Being able to quickly identify the giver’s name will help you organize all your thank you notes! Advertisements

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; […]

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 […]

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 […]

Google shortcuts to save time

Google clearly leads the pack when it comes to search engines, but did you know about some of its less obvious functions? Most users know that if you type a word incorrectly into the search box that Google will suggest the correct spelling; but you can also quickly pull up definitions of a word by typing, “define:” in front of the word. (Example: define: […]

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 […]

Special Offer: Organizing for the Holidays

Book a 3 hour organizing session – receive a 4th hour free! Cross one more thing off your growing to-do list this holiday season.  Let us help make your holidays less stressful and more organized!  Whether you need a little extra help at HOME creating your shopping list, mailing holiday cards, preparing your spare room […]

Online Password Keeper

How much time do you waste each day staring at the computer screen trying to remember the password you set up for your email account or shopping site or photo organizer?  Aren’t computers supposed to save you time?  No more shuffling through sticky notes or scraps of paper trying to find the login and password you scribbled down. […]