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Tuesday's Organizing Tip: Paying Bills

Tuesday's Organizing Tip: Paying Bills

Tuesday's Organizing Tip: Pick a regular time to pay your bills and stick to it.  Schedule it on your calendar. Don't let late fees and interest charges get you!

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Want more quick tips to get organized in a snap? Check out Good Life’s “Two Minutes to Organized” Ebook at http://www.goodlifeorganizing.net/TwoMinutestoOrganized.html .

Tuesday's Organizing Tip: Folding Sheets

Tuesday's Organizing Tip: Folding Sheets

Tuesday Tip from Good Life Organizing: Easy way to store sheet - fold sheets and put inside one pillow case.  Makes grab and go easier.

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Want more quick tips to get organized in a snap? Check out Good Life’s “Two Minutes to Organized” Ebook at http://www.goodlifeorganizing.net/TwoMinutestoOrganized.html .

Tuesday's Organizing Tip: Cords and Cables

Tuesday's Organizing Tip: Cords and Cables

Tuesday Tip: Control those cords! Keep cables and chargers of the camera, phone, iPod in labeled ziptop bags. Also label the cable itself. No more guessing - what is this cord for? Have some you can't figure out? Put them in a box on a shelf and mark the box with a date 6 months from now. If in 6 months you haven't needed them, you can live without them!

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Want more quick tips to get organized in a snap? Check out Good Life’s “Two Minutes to Organized” Ebook at http://www.goodlifeorganizing.net/TwoMinutestoOrganized.html .

What Does a Professional Organizer Do?

What Does a Professional Organizer Do?

People often ask me what a Professional Organizer does. Does a PO come in and straighten all my pencils and color code my spices? Does a PO clean my house while putting all my DVDs in alphabetical order? In general, the answer to both questions is no.

Here is what a Professional Organizer generally does NOT do:

Tuesday's Organizing Tip: Photographs

Tuesday's Organizing Tip: Photographs

Tuesday Tip: Want to organize your printed photos? The first step is to gather them all in one place so you know what you have.
 

And please, please, please don't store them in your attic, garage or storage unit. They need to be in a safe, relatively stable temperature environment.

 

Organizing After The Storm Passes

Organizing After The Storm Passes

When a disaster like the recent tornado in Moore, OK or Superstorm Sandy in the Northeast hits, our first thoughts go to the people affected. Are they safe? Were they hurt? Of course the physical devastation is overwhelming but it is the human toll that touches us first.

 

Good Life Organizing: Visual Clutter and Shopping

Good Life Organizing: Visual Clutter and Shopping

Recently I took my daughter to one of our favorite department stores for a little summer clothes shopping. While she browsed in the juniors department, I made my way to the ladies section. What I saw stopped me in my tracks - shelf after shelf of clothes strewn about and in a big jumbled mess. Not a pretty sight. It was worse than I have seen after a Black Friday sale.