Treat Yourself to Some Sanity

Annually Check Your Credit Report

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Today is tax day and hopefully have already filed your tax paperwork.  Now is also a good time to check your credit report to be sure it is accurate.  You can get your FREE credit report through  This will not only allow you to make any corrections due to errors, but will let you […]

Creating Your Filing System

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When you are creating your filing system (whether from scratch or re-doing it), write down all of your headings before you actually label the folders.  Create a master list of what you think you will need.  Start with all the major headings, then add any sub-headings.  Label items with the first word that comes to […]

Hangers, Hangers and More Hangers

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Today there is a great variety of hangers to choose from when organizing your closets.  We recommend first choosing one standard kind for your entire closet.  This will help with uniformity, look and spacing.  Then choose the specialty hangers that will further organize items such as: ties, scarves, pants, hosiery, jackets, formal outfits, belts and […]

Junk Drawers Are OK- Whole Rooms Are Not

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There seems to be a misconception out there that in order to be organized, everything must be perfect and you can’t have any messy spaces at all.  Not true!  Getting organized is about being able to find what you need, when you need it.  We fully believe everyone should have a junk drawer, because let’s […]

Organizing Tax Papers- New Day Northwest (video)

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Our publisher, Stacey Anderson, recently had the privilege to appear on the Seattle talk show New Day Northwest helping the host, Margaret Larson, organize tax paperwork.  (If you can’t see the video below you can view it here:   During her last appearance on the show Stacey discussed command centers.