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My favorite way to organize paper clutter

Does it seem like you can walk out of your house in the morning with a clean counter only to arrive home that afternoon with a table piled high with papers? Folders full of assignments from a busy day at school, a mailbox full of bills and junk mail, and a hand full of receipts from [...]

How I Went Through over 16,000 E-mails in Just Over 3 Months (Guest Post)

This is a guest post from Carolynn, a former teacher turned stay at home mom of four children; ages 6, 5, 3, and almost 2. She is very sentimental and likes to keep everything. She also gets overwhelmed very easily when it comes to organization.  Unfortunately, Carolynn usually put off organizing until she's so stressed [...]

Going Green in Your Office

Since we're making our way though The Great Paper Purge: From Piles to Paperless series and we're talking about ways to go green this month, I thought it would be helpful to talk about resources used to merge the two. I still have much to learn about going green in the office so I'd love [...]

Organize Paperwork Efficiently

the great paper purge

The Spring Cleaning Challenge and The Great Paper Purge: From Piles to *almost* Paperless are colliding today! What does that mean? We're making progress with our paper! Now that we've set up our filing system it's time to make a dent in that pile of paper hanging around your work station. What better time to [...]

How to Organize a Small Office for Guests (Guest Post)

Receive visitors into your house with relaxing accommodations. Regardless of whether it’s an extra bedroom or perhaps a home office which doubles as a guest room there is steps you can take to always be ready for planned or unplanned visitors. Some people may be lucky enough to have a room that is used; for [...]

Paralyzed by Paper

Photo Credit There are days when I just can't think straight. It's usually when piles and piles of paper begin to stack up. When that happens, it is my desire for it to all be eliminated. But, I often just don't know where to begin. I can't seem to move on and be productive in [...]