My Organizing Blog

Schedule a Meeting with Doodle®

Have you ever tried to schedule a meeting with a group of people?  It can take a lot of e-mails or phone calls to see a consensus forming, and then one person’s response can scuttle the whole endeavor and send you back to square one.  Here’s a better alternative. Doodle® is a free website that enables you to set up possible dates and times for an event and then send it to a list of e-mail addresses.  Each of your attendees…

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Cold Weather Transition

The New York City weather has been confusing lately – 50’s one day, 70’s the next – but have no doubt, it will be cold before you know it.  Although we would like to continue going out in shirtsleeves, those days are numbered. Get Your Winter Gear Ready Now is the time to remind yourself what your winter outerwear looks like!  Did you clean your winter coat at the end of the season?  If not, take care of that now. …

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You’ll Flip Over These Lids!

For the last few months, I have been trying out Rubbermaid’s new storage containers with the Easy Find Lids™, and I must admit – I’m hooked! Although I’ve always been a fan of Rubbermaid products, these new containers seem custom-made for us New Yorkers with our limited cabinet space. Here is what I love about these products:

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Stop Running Out

Do you find yourself making urgent trips to the store because you’ve run out of an important item?  Or worse yet, having to manage without something because you can’t get to the store? By planning ahead, you can be sure to always have what you need when you need it. Let’s divide the world of important commodities into two categories: those products that consist of one item that takes a while to use up (such as a printer cartridge or…

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