Another reason I use a Web site called Backpack to organize my whole life is the ability to make simple and very useful daily task lists. I create a separate list for each day, all of which reside on one Backpack page entitled “Crystal’s To Do List”. When I get something done, I check it … Read moreHooray for daily task lists!
Meal planning, using Backpack’s “Writeboard” function, is just one of the many ways I use a Web site called Backpack to organize my whole life. The solution: My husband and I are trying to eat dinner at home more frequently (to save money and eat healthier!). Of course, grocery shopping and meal planning take effort … Read moreMeal planning made easy
We all have long lists of tasks we need to do around the house which we continue to put off. Am I right? Case in point: I had been meaning to clean the first floor windows and the vertical blinds of my house (screens, panes and sills) for many, many months. But I just could NOT … Read moreHow to (finally) complete those projects around the house!
Dear Crystal, Even if I dump out my kitchen junk drawer, the stuff has no home and eventually I put it all back. It looks neater, but only for about a week. This is my dread in life. What can I do? Cindy in South Carolina Cindy, the secret to kitchen junk drawers is containers! … Read moreHow to organize your kitchen junk drawer
If you need some strong motivation to reduce the clutter in your home and life, I recommend checking out this short (and very entertaining!) 20-minute video called The Story of Stuff. In a fun and interesting way, this short movie teaches you a great deal about how factories, governments, consumer marketing and the environment are … Read moreMotivation to reduce consumption and clutter!