Getting Organized Quick Tip #6: How To Never Forget a Birthday or Anniversary [Outlook Users]

Can’t for the life of you remember important dates? Always in trouble for having no gift/card/ excuse on that special day? If you’re an Outlook user, this Get Organized Quick Tip will give you peace of mind – as well as getting you out of the doghouse and into the good books. Getting Organized Quick […]

Get Organized Mission #14: Organize Your Household Notebook

Household Notebook

If your home is strewn with various lists, plans and contact info, then you’re gonna love this mission!

We’re about to create a ‘Household Notebook’ – a place for all those pieces of paper, ideas, and information.

Remember: you only need 30 minutes for the basic mission. Extended Options are below.

If you’re new, you might like to start here: 52 Organizing Missions…

Getting Organized: How To Schedule Personal Organization Reminders

Getting Organized Quick: How To Schedule Household Reminders

Can’t remember the last time you changed the toothbrush heads? Forgotten how often you’re supposed to decalcify the coffee machine? Got a niggling feeling you’re wa-hay overdue for a dental checkup? An excellent personal organization strategy that helps to simplify your life is to get as much stuff out of your head as you can. […]

Getting Organized Quick Tip: How To Unpack Groceries For Freshness

Getting Organized Quick Tip #4:

Do you regularly find expired food in your pantry or fridge? Or discover you’ve used up fresh items with distant use-by dates, leaving you stuck with older food of dubious provenance? Here’s a very simple trick for making sure you use up older supplies first. Getting Organized Quick Tip #4: How To Unpack Groceries For […]

Organize Your Fitness: How To Create A Super-Simple Interval Training Playlist


Do you keep a constant pace when you exercise? Or do you prefer to intersperse power bursts with recovery phases? Whether you like to walk, run, jog, or row, you can introduce a simple version of interval training to your exercise routine. You don’t need to bother with complicated timings and stopwatches for this basic […]

Get Organized Mission #13: Organize Your Emergency Contacts [With Free Emergency Phone Contact List]

Get Organized Mission #13: Organize Your Emergency Contacts

Welcome to Mission #13 of our 52 Get Organized Missions. Having all our emergency contact numbers in one neat list is a personal organization task we know we should tackle, but one we don’t always get around to. If you’ve created some order with your finances after completing the previous mission (Get Organized Mission #12: […]

10 Things To Do At Night For A Good Morning

Organize Your Evening Ritual: 10 Things To Do At Night For A Good Morning

The way you bid the world adieu each night affects the way the world greets you the next day.

Here are 10 simple things to do before bed that help to make the morning a good one.

Organize Your Evening Ritual: 10 Things To Do At Night For A Good Morning
1. Do a quick tidy up.

Put things away and straighten up a little. It will make all the difference to wake up and see a sense of order in your home…

Organize Your Back-Ups Please, Dear Reader (With Free Computer Back-Up Planner)

Organize Your Back-Ups

Last week my computer’s motherboard died, leaving me unplugged and mostly offline. If you have a business or your computer contains important documents or precious photos, then you know how stressful this situation could be. But, although I missed my cyber-friends and felt bereft without Xander (my laptop), I made good use of the time, […]

Organize Your Facebook Settings For Privacy

Organize Your Facebook Settings For Privacy

Would you like to share information on Facebook with family and personal friends, but not, say, with work colleagues?
You have control over your privacy settings in Facebook. Organizing your profile settings to determine who can see what is a simple two-step process:
1. Segment your Facebook friends into lists: Select from Family, Work, College, High School and other lists – or create your own…

Get Organized Mission #11: Create Your Wardrobe Wishlist

Now that we’ve cleared your closet of all those ill-fitting, out-of-style and unappealing garments, it’s time to fill in any closet gaps. This week we’ll make a list of clothes and accessories to help you look and feel your best in your various roles in life. You don’t have to rush out and buy everything straight away. But you’ll have a dream closet shopping list to focus future shopping trips, and to guide you away from things that don’t belong in your closet – or your life…

7 Smart Strategies For Saving Money During The GFC

Getting Organized: 7 Smart Strategies To Save Money During The GFC

Getting organized improves your ability to achieve most goals by helping you to be more strategic and resourceful. And that’s certainly the case when it comes to saving money. Here are 7 ways you can save money by being a little more organized.
1. Work your closet. Ideas to try: * Look for fresh ways to combine items already in your closet. * Instead of buying new clothes, look for a belt, bag, jacket or shoes to bring a new-season look…

Information Overload: How To Organize Online Information

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What do you do when you find a good site or blog online?
The problem with bookmarking in your browser, or using social bookmarking sites, is that you have to keep returning to your bookmarked sites and looking for new information. A more time-effective strategy is to get updates and new information sent to you automatically. There are usually several ways you can receive updates from a website or blog automatically…