Real Solutions: Paper
About ten years ago I decide to always limit my paper file storage to one box, and that helps me to clean out the papers when it gets full.
Every year in January I try to control the damage and file the papers that I have let pile up in my “I’ll Deal With This Later” file.
Reader’s question: How do you organize holiday cards, birthday cards, postcards, and other special cards?
Most of our souvenirs are bits of papers tucked into envelopes or taped into notebooks: drawings, ticket stubs, and maps. What do you do with them?
One way to reduce the amount of artwork that you should save for your child is to photograph it or scan it. Don’t forget the most key part.
My tower of papers before was an overwhelming catastrophe. You’ll be amazed at it now.
How to keep and store your kids’ artwork in a meaningful, yet manageable, way.
Technology can reduce a remarkable amount of paper clutter. It takes time to scan old papers, but you don’t have to do them all at once.
Are you overcome by papers but don’t know if it’s safe to throw them away? Don’t organize what you can toss.
Take a look inside my correspondence notebook which keeps me from losing bills, invitations, and other mail that requires a response.
What is your best paper-organizing tip for preventing a huge stack like mine?