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reader question – safe storage for memorabilia

Just in time for National Preservation Month, a reader asked how to manage paperwork related to her genealogy hobby. Family-history projects generate a large amount of paperwork, some of which is original and needs to be treated carefully. Photocopies of … Continue reading

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what’s in your attic?

Aside from the fact that I find attics creepy, my attic doesn’t have a proper floor, so I don’t keep anything in it. My clients, however, use their attics for storing out-of-season clothes, furniture they want to give to their … Continue reading

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what’s in your file cabinet?

People often tell me that they accumulate piles of paper because their file cabinets are full. In honor of National Archive Your Files Month, take a look at what you’re keeping where. Active files are those that you use regularly, … Continue reading

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what’s in your garage?

It’s National Garage and Storage Organizing Month! As the weather is warming up across the United States, now is a good time to take a look at what you’re storing in your garage, shed or carport. Instead of waiting for … Continue reading

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get organized month – weather edition

It’s snowing in the Washington, DC suburbs. Not much, just a light covering of the white stuff. If it snows where you live, do you know where your snow shovel is? Could you get to it quickly or would you … Continue reading

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product review – gift wrap organizer

Although I despise the invasion of Christmas music and decorations this early, I do appreciate people who plan ahead. If you buy gifts in advance, you need to be organized about your purchases. You have to remember what you bought … Continue reading

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product review – plastic food containers

I recently wrote about storing plastic food containers and my preference for those that use the same lid for different bases. If you’re looking for something a little more stylish, these nesting containers solve the problem of losing lids – … Continue reading

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