Friday Favs (On Monday – Oops!) Green Blogs

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green-happyWhether in big ways or small, all of us want to do our part in conserving our environment. Featuring everything from world news to bizarre creatures to DIY green gifts, here are some of my favorite “green” blogs on the net – enjoy!

http://www.riverwired.com/
http://www.biggreenhead.com/
http://www.cheaplikemeblog.com/
http://www.thedailygreen.com/
http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/

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Small Space Organizing: Converting A Closet

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office-closetI currently live in a newer house, and it most definitely has its benefits. But I do miss my days of living in an older, arts and crafts period home with all of its lovely woodwork and creative built-ins.

One wall in our living room had built-in bookcases straddling a closet with French glass doors lined with lace curtains which we used as a beautiful hide-away for our entertainment center.

HGTV has a great article on remaking your closet space into something else altogether, and some of their ideas are reminiscent of the arts and crafts style. Read more

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iPhone Apps to Keep You Organized

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iphoneThe iPhone is one of the most popular smart phones on the market today. If you have one, you already know that it helps control clutter – after all, it’s a phone, a camera, and a mp3 player all in one compact package. I know that since I’ve had mine, my handbag has become quite a bit lighter!

One of the great things about the iPhone is the multitude of applications (or ‘apps’ as they are commonly known) that are available. There are apps for nearly everything – including staying organized! Here’s some of the best ones that I’ve seen: Read more

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Top 5 Best Organizing Inventions Ever!

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top-5-storage-solutionsMy organized friends, I bring to you my top five favorite inventions of all time in the organizing world:

5. Storage Ottomans: A simple variation on storage benches, these handy foot rests offer hidden storage and are a godsend for apartment and studio dwellers. They can be used for pillows, blankets, media storage or anything else you can think of! (My mother uses hers for her exercise equipment – excellent tip, Mama!) Read more

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5 Tips for Cleaning Your Computer

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clean computerBy now, I’m sure you’ve either thought about or started some spring cleaning around your home or office. But have you considered your computer?

If you think about it, your computer has a lot in common with an office; it has a desktop, files and file folders, pictures and decorations. If your office is cluttered with piles of paper on your desk and disorganized files and sticky notes everywhere, you’re not going to be very productive and your office won’t run very smoothly.

Make a date with yourself to clean up that computer and save yourself a lot of time and headaches. The first two should be done weekly to keep you PC at top speed.

Don’t be intimidated – these are surprisingly easy to do! Read more

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