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My Favorite Things: Freedom Filer Filing System

Are you overwhelmed by your papers?  Are they stacked all over your desk, your office, your kitchen, or your home?   How well is your “filing” system working for you?  How many file drawers do you have stuffed with papers that haven’t seen the light of day since you filed them?  When was the last […]

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My Favorite Things: The ULTIMATE Water Bottle

Just a super quick post today to share my newest favorite product that has made my life simpler, greener and less expensive. That product is a unique 18 oz water bottle by Aladdin.  What makes this water bottle so unique is how easily it can be thoroughly cleaned.  Because of its clever design, that allows […]

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My Favorite Things: Over Rod “S” Hooks

If you’re a regular reader you know that every once in a while I like to share products that have positively impacted my life.  The interDesign® “S” Hook is one of those products. My sister first introduced me to them years ago when she utilized them extensively in her mud room.  Since that time I […]

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My Favorite Things: What You Need to Know…

A few years ago, my father gave me a gift that continues to keep giving. It is a one page document containing information I would need to know to settle his and my mother’s affairs should something happen to them.  Information so important that we keep this document in our safety deposit box.  Since that […]

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My Favorite Things: Seth Godin’s Health Summary

Not long ago, Seth Godin, blogged about “The simple form that could save your life“.  That form was a template on which you could summarize your medical history and in turn provide your health care providers with complete information on your health. My first thought was how useful such a Health Summary would be for […]

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My Favorite Things: FOFA (Ever Lose Your Keys?)

Have you ever lost your keys?  What about your wallet?  Most people would respond yes to these questions.  If you have ADHD your answer is most likely a resounding “YES!”  ADHDers are much more likely to lose things, such as keys and wallets because challenges we have with working memory and being easily distracted. There […]

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My Favorite Things: Buddha Board

My new favorite tool for bringing mindfulness, fun and creativity to change is my Buddha Board. Per the Buddha Board website, this board is “based on the Zen concept of living in the moment. You simply paint on the surface with water and your creation will come to life in bold design. Then, as the water slowly […]

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My Favorite Things: Elfa Gift Wrapping Station

Favorite things aren’t always new.  This Elfa station has been one of my favorite things for many years.  I was reminded of it earlier today when drafting another post.  It’s a favorite because it allows me to easily gather all of my wrapping supplies in one location, which in this case is the guest room […]

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My Favorite Things: Filertek Tabs

Over the years I’ve been forwarded a number of organizing products for my review and comment, few have impressed me though.   I was recently sent a couple of packages of  Filertek Dry Erase Hanging File Tabs.  I have to admit they sat on my desk for awhile before I tried them, but I’m glad […]

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My Favorite Things…Leopard Print File Bench

Every once in a while I like to share a favorite with you, be it an organizing product or something that makes life simpler.  Today I want to share my Leopard Print File Bench, which makes organizing my files simpler and my living room more fun and functional! My office is in the living room […]

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My Favorite Things: Five Favorite Organizing Books

I’ve read a lot of books about organizing and related topics over the years and am often asked to recommend books I have found especially helpful or insightful, so I thought I would share my five favorite organizing related books with you. These books are listed in no particular order and I have given a […]

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My Favorite Things: Family Calendar

I love this calendar and just had to share it with you all.  This incredible family calendar hangs in the kitchen hallway of a friend’s house.  It is a whopping 7+ feet x 7+ feet and is so large that appointments can’t help but be noticed by the family. It was purchased at Pottery Barn […]

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My Favorite Things: My All Time Favorite Organizing Tool …Chisel Tip Sharpie

As a professional organizer, people will often ask me about my favorite organizing product, assuming it’s some kind of label maker on steroids or some other type of organizing gadget. Imagine their surprise when I tell them it is a chisel tip Sharpie Marker. Yes, the humble Sharpie Marker, albeit on steroids given its chisel […]

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