Save Your Photos From Natural Disasters

Save Your Photos From Natural Disasters

They lost everything… My heart breaks for everyone who is the victim of a natural disaster. I just want to use this opportunity to remind you once again…Please, Please digitize your family photos and store them in a cloud based service. I don’t care which one. If you need recommendations, please email me. Do not […]

Home Organizing Book Review

Home Organizing Book Review

I read. A lot. I thought this week I’d put my hobby…ahem…obsession to good use and give you a quick review of a few of the home organizing books I’ve read recently. I’m happy to see that due to the success of a few outstanding organizational writers, the variety and quality of writing on the […]

A Simply Organized Life

A Simply Organized Life

We all try to make things much more complicated than they need to be. I know I do. My goal with this blog is to help you (and me) create a simply organized life. A life that makes sense. In the past, I have focused on organizing your family photos. A task I still believe […]

Photo Organizing for Special Events

Photo Organizing for Special Events

As we all know we are entering the time of year when our calendars are filled with special events.   The next few months will be chock-full of special moments. There are the expected holidays, there will be parties, engagements, vacations, graduations, sporting events, and pregnancy announcements (this happened twice in my family…at Thanksgiving…it was […]

The Best Organizing Books To Get You Started

The Best Organizing Books To Get You Started

These are the organizing books I turn to again and again.  I love organizing books. Always have. There is nothing better (to me) than to curl up with a good book and my dog. I’m a simple woman.  A few might be surprising…a personal finance book? Take a look at my list and brainstorm how […]

Five Tips For Year-End Photo Clean Up

Five Tips For Year-End Photo Clean Up

I don’t know about you, but I cannot believe we are chugging toward the end of the year. Before things get really crazy with the holidays, family visits, and all that goes on at the tail-end of the year. I wanted to take a minute to offer some quick tips on your year-end photo clean […]

Protecting Your Photos From Natural Disasters

Protecting Your Photos From Natural Disasters

  In the last few months, so many of our friends and family have been displaced by natural disasters. It’s heartbreaking on every level to see families forced to leave their homes, sometimes at a moments notice. Like many of you, I’ve been feeling overwhelmed and wondering how I can help during this difficult time. […]

Photo Organizing for Teenage Girls

Photo Organizing for Teenage Girls

If you are lucky enough to have a teenage girl in your life…you know she has a LOT of photos. Today I want to talk about photo organizing for teens. As many of you know, young people today take more photos in an hour than past generations took in a lifetime. This is due to […]

Review of Three Common Duplicate Photo File Finders

Review of Three Common Duplicate Photo File Finders

Today I’m going to give a quick review of three common duplicate photo file finders.   When I meet with clients who are interested in organizing their digital files I have three initial questions: What do you want to use these photos for? How many digital photos do you have? What software or app do […]

5 Steps To Organize Your Family Photos For Cloud Storage

5 Steps To Organize Your Family Photos For Cloud Storage

  Are your family photos stored in the cloud? How much space do you have left in the cloud? Tell me about your backup strategy…do you use an external hard-drive, an online service, a zip file on a thumb drive, or are you strictly cloud-based? These are standard questions that photo organizers like me ask […]