The Words That Kristi Wrote

Posted on: March 25th, 2013 by Kristi | No Comments

What organizational product do I see the most of when I visit clients homes?  No, the answer is not calendars, planners and to-do lists.  The product I see the most of is organizing books.  The second most popular find is organizing bins.  The third is calendars, planners and to-do lists.  Why do I find these items so frequently […]

Posted on: March 14th, 2013 by Kristi | No Comments

I like acronyms and I use them often. For me, naming something makes the steps easier to remember. I use the acronym REBUILD for the organizing process. The REBUILD System 1. Read the Space 2. Establish a Plan 3. Begin Sorting 4. Uncover Items That Go 5. Identify Homes 6. List; Locate; Label 7. Dominate […]

Posted on: March 9th, 2013 by Kristi | No Comments

“If computers get too powerful, we can organize them into a committee – that will do them in“   The best overall tip is to treat your email inbox & electronic mail just like you treat your actual mailbox & hard copy mail. The only difference should be that one is electronic and one is a […]

Posted on: March 9th, 2013 by Kristi | No Comments

1.     If it can Hang from the Ceiling, Hang It from the Ceiling (You Don’t Use That Space Anyway)!  - ·        Free up a kitchen drawer by doing something as inexpensive and simple as hanging your pot-holders from command hooks. ·        Hang a multi-tiered fruit basket! (http://www.kitchenniche.ca/hanging-fruit-basket-p-1244.html?currency=USD)  You can hang one in the kitchen (no, not for fruit) to store […]

Posted on: March 3rd, 2012 by Kristi | No Comments

1.      Give the Gift of Knowledge:   I read and reread both of these books over and over again.  By far, the best books written to help calm your baby and tame your toddler are linked below.   The Happiest Toddler on the Block The Happiest Baby on the Block