How to Choose the Right Paper Shredder [infographic]

As much as we might want to think we’re past the use of paper at the office and at home, we’re not. First of all, not everyone has entered the digital age. Some people still rely on printed items in order to keep records or pay bills or track accounts. And sometimes you have to print things, be they documents…

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Interview with Professional Organizer Jill Annis

My latest interview is with Jill Annis of Simply Organized, who offers residential downsizing and organizing services in the Madison, Wisconsin area as well as nationwide virtually. Her specialties are household papers, kitchens, and closets. She’s been a member of NAPO since 2004. Jill has kindly agreed to answer some questions for us today. Jill, how did you come up…

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Paper Management – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

It is so easy to get overwhelmed by paper isn’t it? In this digital age, we still manage to collect stacks of junk mail, magazines, utility bills, school work and piles of papers to file “some day”. Next thing we know, our desks, counter tops and dining room tables have become a dumping ground for paper we’ll get around to…

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Organizing Recipes – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

One thing that we humans all have in common is the need to eat. Most of us enjoy it, and home cooking seems to be on the rise again. And where there’s cooking, there are recipes that need to be organized! This edition of the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival is all about Organizing Recipes, and EverPresent is our sponsor. EverPresent works with…

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Product Review: Duo Multitasking Binder

With so many people using iPads, laptops, and other forms of portable technology, it seems we’re moving closer and closer to becoming a paperless society, but we’re not there yet. Not everyone can afford such devices, and there are many people who just prefer to work with pen and paper, at least for some tasks. Fortunately, there are innovative new…

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Product Reviews – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

There are so many great organizing products on the market that it’s not always easy to know what’s available, so this month I’ve asked my readers to share links to the product reviews they’ve written. You’ll find information here about products to organize everything from jewelry to refrigerators, so sit yourself down and learn about some new tools to help…

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Downsizing Office Paper: A Simple How-To

As my guest today, I’m happy to welcome back Moreen Torpy. I’m actually quite pleased to be today’s stop on her virtual book tour for her new book, Going Forward: Downsizing, Moving and Settling In. If we don’t have to downsize our home or our stuff, where do we look for a downsizing challenge? Paper. Office paper. Files. As organizers,…

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Organizing Email and Other Communications – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

These days everyone is overwhelmed with information, and it’s coming at us from every direction! This month I’ve invited organizing experts to share their advice for managing the deluge of communication we send and receive via email, snail mail, the telephone, and other media. Read on for some great tips, and please feel free to share your own ideas in…

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