Tag Archives: storage

the organizer comes clean: electronic files

To cut down on paper clutter and increase productivity, I recommend downloading material to your computer and scanning documents whenever possible. Since I don’t like particularly enjoy filing and I don’t like seeing piles of paper, I follow my own … Continue reading

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you might have clutter if . . .

You might have clutter if . . . you need to move things to get to what you really want You might have clutter if . . . you can’t find something you just bought yesterday You might have clutter … Continue reading

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product review – glass pantry jars

The kitchen remodel continues slowly, and I’ve returned to the pantry. I haven’t given up on new shelving, but in the meantime, I can make the existing shelves more functional. When I buy dry goods, they need better storage than … Continue reading

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5-minute organizing for the end of the school year

Have you tried any of the 5-minute organizing techniques I wrote about previously? I have heard from more fans of the idea that you can use small increments of time to work on organizing projects. If you have children in … Continue reading

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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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