Monthly Archives: August 2012

How to Make a Recipe Binder Organizer

By Basic Organization team member Tracy Wells After the birth of my first child I decided to make a recipe binder that I could pass on to my children. It contains generations of family recipes along with ones I received … Continue reading

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Email Clutter

Email is a kind of modern clutter. It is prevalent both at work and at home. A typical business user spends over two hours a day  handling email. A majority of workers check their email at least 6 times a … Continue reading

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Label Everything!

I’m not kidding! Labeling is a form of communication. I believe that you should label the outside of every container you use. Identify the category of what’s inside (like craft supplies). It’s even worth the extra effort to be more … Continue reading

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Simplifying Your Moving Experience

Whether you have moved once or ten times, you know that it is a complicated, involved, stressful experience. Repeating the experience can teach you the dos and don’ts and work for you. Here are some moving tips that may lessen … Continue reading

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Saving Passwords Electronically

How many times have you forgotten a username and password? How often do you have an email sent with a new password, just to start again? Here is a great solution, if you are ready to go electronic when saving … Continue reading

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Get Organized in 2012 – Week 35

It seems that there has been a back-to-school theme lately in my posts. It’s that time of year. It’s on my mind. So the organizing focus this week will be on getting some small spaces re-organized now that your families … Continue reading

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Child Rearing Expenses

I dropped my 2nd son off at college yesterday. Sniff, sniff! Just the other day I read some facts about the cost of child rearing (from the magazine called Stages) and wanted to share my thoughts. Housing is the biggest … Continue reading

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How to Organize Greeting Cards

By Basic Organization team member Tracy Wells Today I would like to offer two solutions for organizing greeting cards. Have you ever thought about buying your greeting cards all at once? My mother still buys her cards for each person … Continue reading

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The Canning Experience Made Easy

If you can fresh fruits or vegetables from you garden or a farmer’s market, you are busy right now. And if you label your creations here is a great idea for you. Dis-solvable Labels made by Ball, the jar people. … Continue reading

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Free “Downsizing In Place” Booklet

Downsizing isn’t just for seniors. It’s a trend to live with less. Not to deprive yourself, but to feel in control of your life. Living simply means living with more – more time, more money and more space. Today’s give-away … Continue reading

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