Closed September 2017

Organizing Products

A New Bag of Tricks

How many of you are trying really hard to be environmentally responsible with shopping bags but are having a hard time organizing the bags themselves? An Austin company has invented the first system of reusable shopping bags, and Real Simple magazine just called it the "smartest system!" (You know how I love systems) I met with one of their… Read more »

Wonderful Graffiti- A New Way to Label

You must realize that labeling is a very important thing to me and my tribe. We love to finish projects by labeling the bins, files, spines, or trays and making it all official, mainly because it helps the system stay intact. I am always looking for attractive ways to label, since you don't want your home to… Read more »

More Organizing Sales

The Container Store is extending their Oprah show 20% discount through November 30th, so we are going to do the same! Our coupon code "OPRAHDEAL" will still provide a 20% discount in our own online store at through November 30th, 2008.  (good for products only, not memberships) Our friends at are also having… Read more »

We’re Having an Oprah Sale

Yesterday Oprah did a big show on clutter and offered a Container Store discount coupon of 20% off through next week. In honor of that, we are having our own "Oprah sale" in our shopping cart! Through Wednesday 11/19/08, you can get 20% off all products in our store (not memberships) when you use the coupon… Read more »

Got an Organizing Problem? Hang It Up!

A friend of mine sent this product website over to show me (thanks, Kim!)… this product collection of clear hanging bags might be just the thing for people who are very visual, "out-of-sight-out-of-mind" folks. Read my previous post "Are You an Abstract or Concrete Thinker?" for more on this. (photos from website) They are… Read more »

Organizing Expo Finds, Part 3

In our continuing series about cool stuff we saw at the NAPO conference, I wanted to talk this time about Unikeep binders. I love these! I saw them again at the expo, but have been a fan of theirs for a long time. (photo here from Unikeep’s website) The binders close up and snap shut… Read more »

Organizing Expo Finds, Part 2

Quick- name the city in the US that most needs a non-smoking ordinance… if you said RENO, you’re right! I am finally feeling better after recovering from a recurrence of a sinus infection brought on by being trapped in a Reno casino hotel for almost a week. It really knocked me out. Now I can… Read more »

Organizing Expo Finds, Part 1

Yvette and I are back from Reno, where we attended the NAPO (National Association of Professional Organizers) conference last week. Where to even start? I want to share with you several finds of new and interesting products at the expo, for one thing. My favorite new find was the Tote Trac system. (photo from Tote… Read more »

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