Color can help you organize anything; the possibilities are endless! Utilizing color can have amazing results without significant effort. Simple – just the way we like it. Even your kids can begin to learn organizational skills through using color. You and your family will be pro organizers in no time.
We all have different types of documents that are important. They take up space and can be a pain to organize. Now that technology has advanced with electronic pay, it can be even more confusing knowing what to keep and what to discard. Many people wonder how long they should keep certain documents. Use this as a guide to keeping and discarding documents that you may not know what to do with or how long to keep.
The snow has melted and its time to get your house back in shape and ready for BBQ season. Not sure where to start? Spring into action with these helpful organizing tips from Organization Made Simple, Inc.
Start by deleting any unnecessary or repeat files. Go through EVERYTHING. This will give you an opportunity to see what you have. People typically save too many random files, which causes clutter. Get rid of as much as possible right away.
Organization Made Simple, Inc was recently hired by Pepsico, Inc. to conduct online workshops on office organizing with their employees from all over the country. Here is a small clip from our presentation, focusing on 9 steps to creating an organized office.
It’s Tax Season! Its time to get out all the papers you have been shoving into boxes all year out and sort through them. (Unless of course you have been following this blog, in which case you are extremely prepared J)
New Year, New You: Organizing for Your New Year Goals
A guest blog entry by Jane Blanchard
A new year brings a new resolve to keep your home neat and organized. Even though it’s already February, that doesn’t mean it’s too late to make a resolution for a more organized home. Start your year off right by organizing the areas you see first when you come home.
Lets talk about your office. Tax season is right around the corner – is your office ready?
Do you have all your paperwork in the right places? Can you find all of your receipts? How much time does it take you to find everything? How much time SHOULD it take you to compile your tax information?
The holidays are over and its time to get back to the daily grind. Start 2015 off organized with these 15-minute simple organization techniques that will save you time:
- Spend 15 minutes a day organizing something that drives you crazy
- Create a mail station – set up mailboxes on a desk, wall or bulletin board. Or, if you have space, make a separate bin for each member of your family.
- Stay on a schedule – get a calendar to write important events and deadlines on. Choose a different color to write in for each member of your family.
- Get Rid of Junk – spend 15 minutes a day removing junk from your house – your mind and house will instantly start to feel more organized.
- Spend 15 minutes grouping office supplies, household supplies, tools, etc. together and label them. This will make finding something SO much easier.
Start the rest of the year off right by adding 15 minutes of organizing to your life each day. Pick just one of the tasks from above and go from there. You can split it into three 5-minute sessions or go for all 15 minutes at once. Just do it!
IT’S BACK TO SCHOOL TIME! It’s a perfect time to get your childrens’ rooms in tip top shape. Use some of these tips for easy projects that make a big difference.
Hooks for all Heights: Mount two strips of hooks or pegs to the back of a child’s door – one about 3 feet from the floor and the other about 5 or 6 feet from the floor. Two levels of hooks will allow the kids to grow and provide more spots for shorter items such as jackets, towels and bags.