Sorting, Organizing, and Filing Your Paper Piles

Part two of our series to help you dig out of your paper mountain. Recently on the Organized Priorities blog, I talked about doing a paper sort to start to get some of your paper piles under control. If you want to catch up you can check out that post by clicking here. At theContinue reading “Sorting, Organizing, and Filing Your Paper Piles”

Everything I Learned About Organizing I Learned From Star Wars

Let’s face it, with all the movies and shows in the Star Wars Universe there are lots of lessons that can be learned from them. But what can Star Wars teach you about organization? There is Always Hope “Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You’re my only hope.” A professional organizer may not be Obi-Wan, but whenContinue reading “Everything I Learned About Organizing I Learned From Star Wars”

How To Start Tackling Your Paper Piles

Paper clutter is a problem for many of us! There is a constant inflow of mail – the mail you need and the junk mail. There are papers that come home from school with kids, and papers that come home from activities. Then there are recipes that you wrote down or tore out of aContinue reading “How To Start Tackling Your Paper Piles”

Beyond Your Traditional Filing Cabinet

Earlier this month in one of my posts, I asked a question, “is it time to break up with your filing cabinet?” If you haven’t already read it, click here to access that post. It gives examples of the ways that you can organize papers so they’re easy to find and stored neatly. The postContinue reading “Beyond Your Traditional Filing Cabinet”

Recycling / Upcycling / Selling and Buying Furniture

What do you do with old or unwanted furniture when it’s no longer serving your needs? Unfortunately, the EPA estimates that 80% of furniture and furnishings end up in a landfill (2018 data). In 2018, 9,680 tons of furniture ended up in landfills while only 40 tons were recycled. That’s a lot of furniture! Fortunately,Continue reading “Recycling / Upcycling / Selling and Buying Furniture”

Cutting Down On Your Household Use of Paper and Plastic

Being that Earth Day is coming up this week it has got me thinking about some of the ways that I can make sure I am being conscious about the health of our beautiful planet. Over the years I have made an effort to cut down on the amount of plastic and paper products thatContinue reading “Cutting Down On Your Household Use of Paper and Plastic”