Six organization tips for 2016

The new year is right around the corner so it’s time to start looking into ways to get organized for next year. Here’s six suggestions for getting a head start on kicking off the new year in a productive way: Tip 1 – Clean off that digital desktop If you’re […]

Using OneNote to create Word documents

OneNote is an excellent tool for not only gathering content but organizing crafting materials for use.  One of the tricks I frequently use is the OneNote to Word save function for sections and notebooks.  You see, if you capture a variety of information in a section or in a notebook […]

Clutter with a limited future

 Put your clutter in a box with an expiration date.  I do like the idea of clutter having a limited lifespan.  I’ll be trying this tip myself when it comes to the shopping receipts that seem to pile up on my dresser at home.  Anything that is “perishable” when it […]

Magazine organization with OneNote – Updated

Since Springpad went offline a few years ago we’ve been left with a functional gap in the productivity space. I’m going back through some of the ideas and applications we had for Springpad and updating them for use in OneNote. Magazine management isn’t as much of an issue as it […]

Build your own Virtual Bartender for the holidays

Keeping track of drink recipes for those of us who are amateur mixologists can be quite the challenge.  It struck me then there should be an easy way to use the new Starter Notebooks from Springpad to rise to occasion.  Sure enough, using the Recipe notebook I started searching for […]

Tips to Organize your Holiday Shopping

SalFalko / Foter.com / CC BY-NC We’re rapidly approaching that time of year where the stress builds from trying to manage your holiday gift giving.  I have three kids and my wife and I spend a fair portion of time each year texting back and forth as we shop making […]