Posts Tagged ‘paper clutter’

7 “Off The Fridge” Ideas to Display Kid’s Artwork

posted by Andrea | 09/19/2012 | 14 comments

Now that your kids/grandkids are back in school, there’s a pretty good chance your home is about to be inundated with lots of artwork, projects, and special drawings that you just HAVE to save forever and ever! Right?

Wrong! If you’re looking for ways to display your kid’s artwork and reclaim your fridge, here are 7 “off the fridge” ideas to get you thinking.

Organizing My E-Paper with Manilla.com

posted by Andrea | 09/11/2012 | 11 comments

I’ve mentioned (more than once) that we pay ALL our bills online and don’t get any paper statements. And every time I mention this, I always get questions as to how I keep track of all our different usernames, passwords, and other login information.

Well today, I’m sharing how I do all of that with the free services provided by Manilla.com!

What’s ON Your Fridge?

posted by Andrea | 09/3/2012 | 37 comments

Today’s post is just something I was thinking about over the weekend. I was thinking about our new fridge and how it won’t be magnetic… which will be a big bummer since Nora’s newest infatuation is with the magnets on our fridge!

I’d love to know what’s ON your fridge? Is is totally clear, just a few photos, or completely covered?

20+ Organizing Resources for Back-to-School

posted by Andrea | 08/17/2012 | 3 comments

I know you might not want to accept it, but the school year is right around the corner… which means it’s time to get a few things in order so your year (and your kid’s year) starts off on the right foot. Instead of reinventing the wheel, I thought I’d take a minute to compile some of the helpful back-to-school and Fall organizing tips I already have on my blog {all in one convenient location, just for you!}

Happy “back-to-school” organizing!

How I Organize our Gift Wrap

posted by Andrea | 06/7/2012 | 17 comments

Yes, I’m aware that it’s only the beginning of June – but what better time to organize your gift wrap 🙂

Our gift wrap was getting out of control and I was having a difficult time finding the supplies I needed to wrap gifts. So the other day, I took about 30 minutes and got everything organized again… just in time for wedding season!

Why I’m Not Printing Photos Anymore

posted by Andrea | 05/29/2012 | 36 comments

For the past year, I’ve been on a mission to take more pictures — and as you can probably tell from all the pictures of Nora, I’ve been doing a pretty good job!

However, I’m still failing miserably at my goal to actually print off and display my photos. So after thinking about it for awhile, I’ve decided that I’m no longer going to print pictures… come read my reasons why!

10 Steps to Organized Paper eBook + Giveaway!

posted by Andrea | 05/22/2012 | 190 comments

If you’re like most people, you have to deal with paper clutter on a daily basis. Even in our high-tech society, paper is (and probably always will be) a necessary evil… just waiting to clutter up the first flat surface available!

If you struggle with paper clutter in your home, office, kitchen, etc. you’ll definitely want to check out today’s guest post from Lisa Woodruf — which includes a giveaway of her brand new ebook: 10 Steps to Organized Paper!

Weekend Giveaway: Martha Stewart Organizing Goodies

posted by Andrea | 03/16/2012 | 541 comments

I’m sure it’s not a huge surprise that I absolutely LOVE fun organizing tools and products — they are some of my favorite things to shop for! And when I found out that Martha Stewart had partnered with Avery to offer a sensational line of new office organizing products, I was simply thrilled!

If you share my love of fun organizing products, then you’ll definitely want to enter this giveaway!

Simple Uses for Extra Envelopes

posted by Andrea | 02/4/2012 | 11 comments

I don’t know about you, but we get all kinds of extra envelopes in the mail via credit card offers, donation requests, or for bills that we pay online. I’ve done everything I can to “opt-out”, unsubscribe, and sign up for paperless statements… but the envelopes still come!

I have a few creative uses for these extra envelopes, but I’m wondering if you have any to add to my list??

How I Organize Our Tax Documents in Minutes!

posted by Andrea | 01/23/2012 | 16 comments

Every year around this time, I start getting lots and lots of emails from people who are overwhelmed and don’t know how to get all their tax documents organized for the upcoming tax season.

And while I know it can seem like an extremely time-consuming task, I use a really SIMPLE system that allows me to have all my tax documents ready to go within minutes… seriously!

Clear Your Clutter… with a Clothes Basket

posted by Andrea | 01/9/2012 | 4 comments

As you can probably imagine, January and February are busy months for anyone involved in the “organizing industry”. Just think about how many people made a New Year’s resolution or goal to “get more organized” this year!

And even though I’m normally quite organized, I find myself with an even stronger urge to purge at the beginning of a new year. If you’ve had this same urge lately, I’ve got a really SIMPLE tip that always seems to help me get rid of even more stuff around our house.

Weekend Giveaway: Organizing Accessories {12 Winners}

posted by Andrea | 11/11/2011 | 299 comments

A few weeks ago, I talked about how I organize my purse clutter — and featured a bunch of really cool organizing tools from Invite L that I just KNEW you would love…

Well, today {as promised} I’m going to be giving away those same organizing products along with a bunch of gifts cards — just in time for the holidays!!!

Organizing Medical and Insurance Paperwork

posted by Andrea | 09/14/2011 | 11 comments

Due to the large influx of medical and insurance paperwork from my pregnancy, changing insurance companies, and our two international students, I decided that it was time to re-organize our medical paperwork.

The whole process was relatively painless and only took about 15 – 20 minutes — and I was able to save hundreds of dollars in medical bills since I could quickly and easily access my newly organized files!

See how we organize our medical and insurance documents.

22 Ways to Get More Organized in 10 Minutes or Less

posted by Andrea | 08/25/2011 | 1 comment

source: alexkerhead I hate wasting time! So I’m always on the lookout for quick organizing projects to tackle when I have a few extra minutes here and there. I’ve even started timing some of my daily tasks, and found that I could accomplish many of them in 10 minutes or less! After thinking about these 10-minute tasks, I realized that by completing one every day for a year, I would tally up over 60 hours of organizing — pretty impressive! So what can YOU […]

Weekend Giveaway – AboutOne Membership + $50

posted by Andrea | 07/30/2011 | 21 comments

UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Stacey: stellaosborn@… You should receive an email from AboutOne shortly! It’s no secret that I LOVE organized paperwork! I just think it’s so important to have our bills, tax document, health records, financial information, and other important paperwork, organized in a way that we can quickly and easily find it whenever we need to. I’ve seen SO much stress associated with disorganized paperwork — believe me, it’s not worth it. And with a baby […]

Birthday Giveaway #12: NeatReceipt Digital Scanner

posted by Andrea | 06/15/2011 | 421 comments

Welcome to my Huge Birthday Giveaway Celebration!! Instead of receiving gifts this year, I’ve decided to give YOU an opportunity to win a bunch of awesome products I currently use and love.  I’ve partnered with 26 amazing companies to offer 26 different giveaways for my 26th birthday. There will be multiple giveaways every day from June 13-18 — so make sure you come back! You will be able to find all 26 Birthday Week Giveaways here — just keep scrolling down to view them […]

Birthday Giveaway #6: simplify 101 On-line Workshop

posted by Andrea | 06/14/2011 | 175 comments

Welcome to my Huge Birthday Giveaway Celebration!! Instead of receiving gifts this year, I’ve decided to give YOU an opportunity to win a bunch of awesome products I currently use and love.  I’ve partnered with 26 amazing companies to offer 26 different giveaways for my 26th birthday. There will be multiple giveaways every day from June 13-18 — so make sure you come back! You will be able to find all 26 Birthday Week Giveaways here — just keep scrolling down to view them […]

Giveaway: Clutter-Free Crafting with Silhouette SD

posted by Andrea | 05/17/2011 | 204 comments

This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Kari (thestablers@…)!!! Out of 289 entries facebook comments and blog comments} you were randomly selected as the winner of the Silhouette SD! I’ll be in contact with you soon or you can email me with your shipping information. I’ve never been big into crafts — mainly because I can’t stand all the clutter they bring with them. Fortunately I’ve found ways to express my creativity without accumulating lots of “stuff”. For example, I […]