Posts Tagged ‘tech clutter’

My Quickest ‘Quick-Tip’ to DeClutter Your Inbox

posted by Andrea | 03/21/2019 | 32 comments

Although I rarely do massive amounts of deep cleaning, I do find that around this time every year, I get fed up with ALL paper clutter (photos, files, piles, books, magazines, emails, etc.)

I am always especially ruthless with email clutter — and today, I’m sharing one quick-tip that has greatly reduced the time I spend checking emails!

How I Declutter My Inbox With Gmail Filters

posted by Andrea | 03/23/2017 | 25 comments

Due to my blog and all the different virtual assistant jobs I’ve had over the years, I currently have a very long list of email addresses that all go to one Gmail Inbox… even still, my Inbox almost always has less than 5 emails when I “close up shop” for the night.

I keep my Inbox organized and decluttered by setting up filters to automatically file my incoming emails to the appropriate folders. If you’ve never tried filters before, I’ll show you how to quickly set them up and start de-cluttering your own Inbox today!

Giveaway: Martha Stewart iPad Case

posted by Andrea | 03/27/2013 | 314 comments

I was recently given a Martha Stewart iPad case… and I immediately noticed how user-friendly it was, AND that it easily attached to the back of a car headrest (why didn’t someone think of that sooner!)

Since we love this iPad case, I figured you would too — so I’m giving one away! Come enter to win…

How I Took Control of My Email Inbox

posted by Andrea | 02/28/2013 | 18 comments

I get SO many questions asking about email management; so in today’s post, I tried to break it down into baby-steps to give you a clear picture of what I do each time I check my email — and how these specific steps help me take control of my Inbox.

If you’re struggling with email overload, this post is for you!

Over 40 of My Favorite {FREE} Apps

posted by Andrea | 01/31/2013 | 25 comments

I am often asked what my favorite Apps are — either to help me be more productive, to help me better manage my home and life, or even just for fun.

So while I use lots of different Apps on a regular basis, I’m sharing my favorites today — all of which were free!

Home and Office Clutter-Busting Tips

posted by Andrea | 01/23/2013 | 7 comments
cords and chargers

January is all about cleaning, decluttering, simplifying, and starting “fresh” for the New Year ahead.
Because of this, I’m sharing 3 guest posts I wrote this past month — all about these “fun” topics 🙂

Weekend Giveaway: eyn iPhone Storage Case

posted by Andrea | 01/18/2013 | 278 comments

Dave and I love our iPhones and how the many different apps help us to simplify and streamline our lives.

Today, I’m excited to share a new iPhone Storage case from eyn (Everything You Need) that has helped us streamline things even more. These cases allow you to carry “Everything You Need” inside your phone case… so simple!

Weekend Giveaway: Invite.L Tech Organizing Accessories

posted by Andrea | 11/2/2012 | 487 comments

I’ve been looking forward to this weekend’s giveaway for months now. I absolutely LOVE these products from Invite.L, and I know you will too!

Today, two readers will have a chance to win some fabulous “tech” organizing tools!

Weekend Giveaway: Geekorize iPad Tab Easel Case

posted by Andrea | 10/19/2012 | 184 comments

My interest in “tech gadgets” all started about a year ago when Dave and I both got iPhones… and it’s just snowballed from there! So you can just about imagine how excited I was when I found

They have a whole line-up of amazing products that will help you to simplify and organize your tech gear — including a fabulous iPad Tab Easel that I just so happen to be giving away this weekend!

Organizing My E-Paper with

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!

Weekend Giveaway: Energizer Universal USB Chargers

posted by Andrea | 06/1/2012 | 213 comments

I hate clutter {especially cord clutter} and I’m always on the look out for space-saving, cord-organizing products that serve more than one purpose.

I recently came across Energizer’s new Universal USB chargers and knew I had to offer them as a giveaway because they are everything I just mentioned above… and more!

Get Control of Your Email Clutter

posted by Andrea | 10/27/2011 | 3 comments

I used to feel overwhelmed with my email until I starting implementing a few very simple principles that have drastically reduced the amount of email clutter I have in my Inbox.

No matter what email platform you use or how many different email accounts you have, these simple tips will help you to drastically reduce the amount of email clutter you have and in turn, increase your productivity at work and at home.

Weekend Giveaway: Energizer USB Prize Pack {3 Winners}

posted by Andrea | 10/7/2011 | 84 comments

Do you hate cord clutter as much as I do?
With the new Energizer Universal USB Charger and their Mini and Micro USB Charging cords, you can quickly and easily charge your camera, smart phone, cell phone, MP3 Player, and more with once simple unit that’s smaller than an Apricot!

Enter to win today!

Weekend Giveaway: Energizer Rechargeable Gift Basket

posted by Andrea | 08/26/2011 | 141 comments

UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Tabby: tabbyrb3@… I will email you today to get your shipping information! I am so excited about this weeks “Weekend Giveaway” because it has helped me clear the clutter from one area I have often struggled to keep organized… Our batteries! I know that might sound crazy, but for some reason, I never settled on a great system for storing or organizing all the different types of batteries we have — and then keeping the rechargeable ones […]

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 […]

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 […]

Free Printable Password Worksheet

posted by Andrea | 03/31/2011 | 47 comments

Do you have Too Many Passwords?? Over that past few months, I’ve been asked numerous times if I could create a simple way to track and organize all the passwords, usernames, account numbers, and other information that is SO easy to forget. Well, since “simple” is my specialty — I quickly whipped one up! Actually, I already had a really cool spreadsheet that Dave and I have been using for the past several years. It helps us to organize all […]

AboutOne Membership Giveaway {2 winners}

posted by Andrea | 02/18/2011 | 23 comments

This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Martha G: “I have been on a conquest to scan my files into an external drive already this year. My problem is that I can only access them at my house and what about if something happens to the external drive? This sounds like something that would make my traveling lighter with less paperwork!” And congrats to Mary D: “My kids papers . . . I never knew how much paperwork would be […]