Dear Crystal, Is there a rule of thumb about how many old t-shirts to keep around the house? I have trouble letting them go, because I use them when I go on power walks or clean the house. But there has to be limit. True confession: I even take my teenage daughter’s t-shirts out of … Read moreMathematical formula for old t-shirts!
Let’s face it. Most of us stuff the business cards we acquire into a desk drawer, a wallet, pockets or other random places. We have no strategy for storing the cards, yet we hope to be able to refer to them again one day. Idea. As the Great Organization Masters say, “If you can’t find … Read moreIt’s magic: a business card binder!
Investing just three minutes a week in lightly maintaining your bathroom will keep all that hair, scum and mildew from building up. A great time to do it is on a weekend, right before you take a shower. A note about vinegar: the effective, natural cleaning product. There is no need to use dangerous disinfectants, … Read more3-minute bathroom maintenance
Bills, mail and other to do items arrive daily and demand our attention. To keep it all under control, establish a (very simple!) three-slot paperwork processing system. This system helps you process each of your incoming items into one of three operations so you can deal with it in a methodical manner. Your three-slot system should … Read moreHow to simplify your paperwork
A packing list will help you avoid two very common mistakes: 1. Packing the morning of or night before a trip, and/or 2. Being a “What If” packer! Here are my 1-2-3 easy packing tips: Choose one of these sample packing lists: Business or Vacation Adapt it to your own needs! Be realistic, and remember … Read morePain-free packing!
I really like the article called “The Simple Wallet: Four Cards and Four Bills” from the financial blog Money under 30. It has totally inspired me to pare down my wallet. Hope it will inspire you too!