Category Archives for Organization

When you’re really really really down, you need a LifeCharge

When your life is falling to pieces and you’re losing hope and losing your grip, what do you do? “Count your blessings,” some people say, and you know just where you’d like them to stick their blessings. Have you been … Continue reading

21. February 2014 by Pam
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Life begins when the kid leaves home and you can take over and redecorate her room: iPlanit

Imagine living in a two-bedroom apartment with a husband and his two kids (half the time) with both you and said husband working full time from home. Exactly. In this configuration, my personal space — the space that is an … Continue reading

28. July 2013 by Pam
Categories: Decorating, Life, Organization, Productivity, Sanity | Leave a comment

Put your poodles in your pocket and even sell them with Boxes

So maybe you’d hate my vintage poodle figurine collection, but my poodles mean a lot to me, and they live on my desk. You put things you love where you can see them, where your friends can admire them (or … Continue reading

17. July 2013 by Pam
Categories: Artsy, Decorating, Fashion, Fun, Life, Making, Organization, Photography, Selling, Shopping | Leave a comment

Remember those paper chains for counting down to Christmas? Now there’s Countdown+

There aren’t that many huge events in our lives, but sometimes we attach great importance to less significant events, depending on what’s going on with us. You need things you can look forward to when the grind is grinding you … Continue reading

02. June 2013 by Pam
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An app that’ll tell you when your aunt’s due to drop in… Period Tracker

Boys, you might want to skip this one. But then again, maybe you’ll learn something… So this is the deal: for five years I took a med that stopped my periods. I know, lucky me! But then I went off … Continue reading

26. May 2013 by Pam
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Elevatr is not about big buildings, it’s about big ideas. Yours.

So how many times a year do you have one of those million-dollar ideas? For me it’s about five. (Although I’m still not a millionaire, so something is not quite right…) My latest one (a week ago) was to create … Continue reading

11. May 2013 by Pam
Categories: Life, Organization, Productivity, Work | 1 comment

As if I can remember the last time I had my teeth cleaned! But Time Flies remembers for me.

I have Too Much Information to deal with, and my memory is getting flakier by the day (because of age, or outsourcing my brain functions to digital tools, or both). So I honestly couldn’t tell you when I last saw … Continue reading

29. April 2013 by Pam
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Whip it out and wow them: make a teensy slide presentation on your phone with Stitch

Remember elementary school, when you learned how to make visual aids for your oral reports and so on? And then came the kids and their reports (by which time you were a pro). I don’t know about you, but I … Continue reading

24. April 2013 by Pam
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You don’t want to be a dork reading from notecards in the 21st century: Best Prompter

There I was in front of a rather geeky group of people pitching an Internet startup project in a competition — and reading my notes from a little spiral notebook. I felt like a dinosaur, even though all the other … Continue reading

02. April 2013 by Pam
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We can’t seem to let our business cards go, but maybe we can toss other people’s: CardHolder

I have a sterling silver calling card tray, an essential Victorian accessory that belonged to my great-grandmother, who was born in 1894. Now we have business cards, which in France are still called calling cards (cartes de visite). And despite … Continue reading

25. February 2013 by Pam
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Read this book, get this album, you gotta see this movie… Remember them all with Recall

In the last three days alone my mother-in-law raved to me about the book she’s reading and said I would love it (over the phone), a friend told me about four good books (at lunch), and my brother told me … Continue reading

03. February 2013 by Pam
Categories: Artsy, Life, Literature, Movies, Music, Organization, Sanity, TV | Leave a comment

You put that thing someplace SO logical you’d never forget, which is why you need Where Is It?

A place for everything and everything in its place, that’s how I was raised. But then one day you just change your mind and decide a thing should go in a more logical place, or you have to put it … Continue reading

27. January 2013 by Pam
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