As an organizer I have found receipts in the funniest places. I'm still not sure why some people keep receipts if they don't have a secure spot for them so they can find them later.
You really have to make a conscious effort to keep them together in one place until you get home. So you might start with keeping them in your car, purse, or pocket and then transfer them to a secure spot once you arrive home.
Read more about what to do with the receipts you've collected: …
The Paper Game: Keep vs. Toss
What is the shape of your filing system? Are your filing drawers stuffed so full that it’s nearly impossible to get another piece of paper into —or out of — them? Once a year, you should take time to review your files and purge as much as possible, leaving room for next year’s papers.
DETERMINE WHAT TO KEEP
As you sort through papers, ask yourself: “When will I really need this again?” “Can it be easily recreated or retrieved elsewhere?”…Read More
Fall Maintenance Checklist
One of my clients shared this checklist with me along with an internet site that helps with managing information about your home.
Attic: Examine for evidence of any leaks. Check insulation. Check for evidence of birds, squirrels, raccoons, etc. Check for proper ventilation.
Basement or crawl space: Check for cracks or any sign of dampness or leaks
Dryer: Clean dryer vent once a…Read More
Are you ready to maximize your time and overcome the ‘overwhelm’? Creating a workable “to do” list is the key to good time management.
If you find yourself…
Always running late
Franticallymoving between tasks
Unable to decide which task is priority
Not knowing where to begin
Then you might find these simple steps helpful in prioritizing your “to do” list and creating a system that works specifically for you!
The Brain Dump
Provide a wedding dress to a woman in Haiti
Wondering what to do with an old wedding dress that you no longer need?
Here is a great opportunity to put that dress to good use again!
In a rural region of Haiti called Zorangé, a pastor has been ministering to couples and there are currently 14 couples that want to be married. The pastor will perform a wedding ceremony with all of the couples at once.
As you may know, these people make less than $1 a day.…Read More