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Tame the Back-to-School Clutter Explosion
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 8:02 PM
If back-to-school is adding up to a clutter explosion in your home, you'll love our easy-as-ABC lessons for taming the chaos. Designate a Drop Spot: Backpacks and sports gear can easily engulf a home; pick a convenient drop spot for off-loading when the kids arrive home. Make it easy to make it stick: a simple hall bench; set of cubbies or even wall hooks... Read More...
Expanding Mobile File Cases Free You Up
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 7:16 PM
13 Pocket Expanding File Slim smartphones and wafer thin tablets let you work on the go. Make sure your other work tools are equally mobile friendly. Maximize your ability to work from anywhere with a portable expanding file cabinet. Yes, you read that right. Take your "cabinet" on the go with a Pendaflex Sliding Cover 13-Pocket Expanding File. The... Read More...
Hello Sweaters! Time to Organize Your Fall Closet
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 7:08 PM
Shorter days, cooler nights: fall's sweater weather is here. Create room in your closet for bulky cold weather clothes and boots with our simple steps for a well-organized wardrobe. So Long Summer: Free up room for cold weather fashions by saying good-bye to seasonal items until next summer. Retire flip flops, sundresses and bathing suits from your closet... Read More...
Digging Out After Vacation
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 10:57 PM
Your tan hasn't even faded but you are back to work big time. Hello September, time to get busy. If your post-Labor Day mojo is in need of a reboot, read our five tips for making your reentry from the slow summer pace painless. Plan for a Smooth Return: Returning to your office Monday morning from vacation to face a kajillion e-mails is never fun. Take some... Read More...
Clutter Buddy: Pairing Up to Purge
Monday, September 10, 2012 11:00 PM
Tackling a messy garage or taming piles of paperwork is generally the last thing you want to do when Friday finally rolls around. We get it. Hanging with friends or hitting the park with family is infinitely more appealing than decluttering and cleaning... Read More...
Real Simple Loves Our Divide-It-Up Folders
Thursday, September 06, 2012 10:31 PM
We are huge fans of the magazine Real Simple . Their motto of "life made easier, every day" could be our own. At Pendaflex our mission is creating innovative products that let you work smarter, not harder, each and every day. So we were thrilled that the latest issue of Real Simple features our Divide-It-Up folders as one of their top six products to... Read More...
So Long Summer: How to Store Summer Gear
Tuesday, September 04, 2012 10:23 PM
Back-to-school shopping signs are everywhere signaling summer's end. Before you know it, cool weather will spell retirement for boogie boards, beach umbrellas and other summer gear. Start your fall on an organized note with our tips for storing seasonal summer items. Beachy Clean Before storing beach chairs, umbrellas and sand toys, give each item a cold... Read More...
Color Code Your World
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 7:46 PM
Saturated summer sunsets have got us thinking, is it possible to interject color elsewhere in our world? Regular readers will know we love a color-coded file. Our past post, Crack the Color Code: Tips for Better Filing shows how easy, breezy filing can be when you commit to color coding. We went in search of other ways to incorporate color coding into our daily... Read More...
Organizing Eye-Candy: To-Do Lists To Die For
Tuesday, August 21, 2012 7:41 PM
There are two kinds of people. Those who love a to-do list, and those who don't. We're firmly in the to-do list camp: Nothing makes us happier than getting from to-do, to done. If you are a fellow list lover, you won't want to miss the organizing eye-candy we've rounded up. Who doesn't love a little pizzazz with their productivity? Mad for... Read More...
Touch it Only Once: Paper Organizing Tips to Live By
Wednesday, August 08, 2012 11:52 PM
Paper may eventually go the way of papyrus, but for now, it's here to stay. Paper bills, taxes, receipts, school work, business cards, not to mention, your overstuffed mailbox: dealing with paper is a part of the day-to-day. Tired of watching papers pile up? Read on for six tips for taming that paper tiger. The Circular File: Open mail over the trash. Discard... Read More...
Piles to Smiles: the Psychological Benefits of Being Organized
Tuesday, August 07, 2012 11:48 PM
For many, organization means never fruitlessly searching for a crucial document that has somehow gone missing. But did you know that the benefits of being organized extend far beyond merely retrieving a slip of paper in a snap? Being organized can lead to a happier, more productive, and even longer life. Yup, you read that right. Being organized can extend your... Read More...
Slow Summer Days? Organize Your Cube
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 8:05 PM
Has the office summer slowdown hit yet? As tempting as it is to use summer's quiet days for long lunches and other indulgences, savvy employees squeeze extra productivity out of the summer work lull. When projects move to the back burner and office colleagues decamp for vacation, use the found time to take stock of your office and get organized for the hectic... Read More...
Where’s My Lipstick? Tips for Taming A Messy Handbag
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 7:59 PM
Tired of toting around a disorganized handbag, brimming with clutter? Do you have better luck finding needles in haystacks than a lipstick in your purse? If so, read on for five simple steps for taming handbag chaos. Lighten Your Load: The ideal weight... Read More...
Where's the Sunblock?: Organizing for Summer Fun
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 8:28 PM
Nothing derails summer fun faster than forgetting your sunblock for a day at the beach. And arriving at the pool party sans bathing suit? A definite buzzkill. Take time to organize yourself for maximum summer fun; a well-stocked pool bag is worth its... Read More...
From To-Do to Done: Managing Your To-Do Lists
Wednesday, June 06, 2012 10:01 PM
Like death and taxes, to-do lists are an inescapable part of life. But sometimes it can feel as if the to-do list never quite gets done. We've rounded up some tips, and some tools, that will have you happily checking off your action items in no time flat. Get from to-do, to done, with these three simple steps: Write a short and specific list: Craft a list... Read More...
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