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1 Ott/10

De-Organize Your Home for Greater Efficiency [Organization]

De-Organize Your Home for Greater Efficiency [Organization]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); While we all go through the trouble of sorting our socks, silverware, and other household items, weblog Productivity 501 notes that sometimes, finding things is just as easy without constant organization. More » (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Continua a leggere – Original Link: De-Organize Your Home for Greater Efficiency...

22 Set/10

Take the Tedium Out of Chores by Expanding Your Knowledge [Mind Hacks]

Take the Tedium Out of Chores by Expanding Your Knowledge [Mind Hacks]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); No one likes menial tasks, but Erin at Unclutterer finds that tedious chores become much more interesting if you expand your knowledge on it. More » (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Continua a leggere – Original Link: Take the Tedium Out of Chores by Expanding Your Knowledge [Mind Hacks] Technorati Tags: become-much, chores,...

16 Set/10

Our Favorite Office Objects: The Endlessly Versatile Binder Clip [Workplace Timesavers]

Our Favorite Office Objects: The Endlessly Versatile Binder Clip [Workplace Timesavers]

Patented 100 years ago to mitigate the time-consuming process of manually hole-punching and thread-binding papers and manuscripts, the classic piece of office-supply brilliance known as the binder clip deserves a prominent spot in every office, home, and quick-and-dirty DIYers’ toolkit. More » Continua a leggere – Original Link: Our Favorite Office Objects: The Endlessly Versatile Binder Clip [Workplace Timesavers] Technorati...




12 Nov/09

Thanksgiving Checklist Keeps Your Holiday Planning on Track [Thanksgiving]

Thanksgiving Checklist Keeps Your Holiday Planning on Track [Thanksgiving]

Thanksgiving is still a couple weeks away, but Turkey day will be here before you know it. Start planning now to make the actual day as stress-free as possible with this easy-to-follow checklist—starting three weeks in advance. Photo by tuchodi Even if you’ve hosted many a Thanksgiving get-together before, it’s always nice to have some written reminders of the things that need to get done before the big day arrives. Handy home weblog ShelterPop has you covered with a...

19 Ott/09

Magnetic Knife Strip Keeps Drillbits Handy and Organized [Organization]

Magnetic Knife Strip Keeps Drillbits Handy and Organized [Organization]

Organizing your home garage or workshop isn’t always as efficient or affordable as it appears to be. Try repurposing a magnetic knife strip to keep small bits in line. The hardest things to keep organized in your garage/workshop are the things you use most often. Screwdrivers and drill bits fall into that category around our home, and no matter how much we think we are returning things to their proper place, screwdriver and drill bits are easy to lose. The home decor folks at Better...

16 Ott/09

FlagTab Groups Your Firefox Tabs with Colors [Downloads]

FlagTab Groups Your Firefox Tabs with Colors [Downloads]

Firefox only (Win/Mac/Linux): Firefox extension FlagTab adds relative tabs and customizable colors so you can keep your tabs organized more easily. Once you’ve installed the extension, you can colorize a tab by simply Ctrl+Clicking to cycle through the colors. Once you’ve colorized a tab, the child tabs will have the same color as the parent tab—it’s similar to the tab grouping feature in Internet Explorer 8. You can access the color settings through the tab context...

19 Set/09

Use Zip Ties to Better Secure Pegboards [Clever Uses]

Use Zip Ties to Better Secure Pegboards [Clever Uses]

Last week we shared a commercial solution for securing your loose pegboard pegs. We’re back to share a cheaper and more effective solution, courtesy of an industrious reader. Kim disliked Peg Locks, the product we highlighted last week, because they take up two holes on each side of the peg you’re trying to secure, and they never seemed to stay put for his. When he put up new peg boards in his workspace, he decided to use zip ties instead. You can loop them through a single...

12 Set/09

Keep Your Peg Boards Organized with Peg Locks [Stuff We Like]

Keep Your Peg Boards Organized with Peg Locks [Stuff We Like]

Pegboards are a home and garage organizer’s best friend. Pegs and pegboards don’t always fit together snugly, but that shouldn’t mean you’re stuck picking up loose pegs off the floor. Secure them with Peg Locks. What are Peg Locks? A simple and cheap piece of plastic that secures your metal pegboard pegs to the two adjacent holes. There’s nothing complicated about them, and they cost a mere $1.88 per pack of 25. At just shy of 8 cents per Peg Lock, it’s...

2 Set/09

Dump Your To-Do List and Keep Your Sanity [Productivity]

Dump Your To-Do List and Keep Your Sanity [Productivity]

Quickly jotted or carefully plotted out, to-do lists are a staple of many productivity methods. Yet in the wrong hands, these lists somehow morph from helpful road maps into overfilled energy-wasters. Could it be time to dump the to-do? Photo by *_Abhi_* Maybe you were lazy, maybe you had an emergency stop your week in its tracks. Either way you haven’t kept up on your to-do routine for a few days and now you’re repaying every precious second with interest. If you use something...

11 Ago/09

Set Themes, Not Goals for Better Time Management [Time Management]

Set Themes, Not Goals for Better Time Management [Time Management]

It always seems like there’s so much to do and so little time to get it done. To better manage your hours, productivity weblog Zen Habits suggests that you forget about setting goals and try picking themes instead. Photo by RBerteig. The post covers various ways to live off-the-clock and eliminate expressions like “How much time do I have left?” To do so, Zen advises ditching the goal setting for monthly themes. Contributor Jonathan Mead, for example, chose “improving...

11 Ago/09

DesignYourDorm Takes The Guessing Out Of Moving In [Back To School]

DesignYourDorm Takes The Guessing Out Of Moving In [Back To School]

If you’re heading off to college this year and living on campus, web site DesignYourDorm aims to alleviate the decorating guessing that goes on when moving into a dorm. Just supply your school, residence hall, and room number during registration, and if you’re lucky you’ll get a 3D model of your room. The site doesn’t have replicas of every room in every university in their database, but they allow users to add floor plans, meaning that in time it’ll only...

9 Ago/09

HowPack Prints Packing Plans for Nearly Any Object [Printables]

HowPack Prints Packing Plans for Nearly Any Object [Printables]

Whether you need to package a single fragile ornament or fold an elaborate gift box, HowPack has an enormous number of printable paper folding templates for every kind of object and configuration you can imagine. There are templates for boxes, tubes, dispensers, papercraft novelties like trucks and planes, geometric shapes, and even historical buildings. Each template is available as a JPEG image. Although JPEGs don’t scale quite like a PNG file, since you’ll only be using...

27 Giu/09

WarrantyElephant Organizes and Tracks Your Warranties [Organization]

WarrantyElephant Organizes and Tracks Your Warranties [Organization]

Warranties aren’t fun or Bluetooth-capable, but they are crucial when you need them. Keep proper track of your product warranties with the WarrantyElephant web site. After signing up for an account, you can plug in warranty information for the products you own, including company name, model number, serial number, warranty contact information, and even upload scans of the invoice and warranty registration card. WarrantyElephant, in addition to acting as a repository for your warranty...

8 Giu/09

3Banana Keep Notes Tidy with Hash Tags [Notes]

3Banana Keep Notes Tidy with Hash Tags [Notes]

If you’re looking for a simple way to take, store, and share notes in the cloud, 3Banana makes organizing your notes easy with notes based on in-text hashtags. You can sign up for an account at 3Banana or use your existing Google credentials to jump right in and try it out. You can create basic notes simply by typing in the dialogue box, or enhance the note taking process by including HTML tags and images. 3Banana automatically recognizes pasted links and common formatting like phone...

2 Mag/09

Use a Leftovers Log to Safeguard Your Stomach [Kitchen]

Use a Leftovers Log to Safeguard Your Stomach [Kitchen]

Not everyone likes to play fast and loose with their gastrointestinal well-being. Keep “Oooh! Chinese!” from turning into “Oh my God, why, Chinese?” with a leftovers log. Household blog Re-Nest posts a simple but effective log file available as a PDF for both your fridge and freezer. Write down the food, the date you put it in the fridge, and a reminder to eat it. When it’s time to eat or clean out your fridge, you’ll have a clear guide to what needs...

1 Mag/09

Laser-Cut Earbud Owl Keeps Your Cords Tangle-Free [DIY]

Laser-Cut Earbud Owl Keeps Your Cords Tangle-Free [DIY]

We’re already big fans of anything that corrals our cord clutter, but we can’t help but appreciate the craftsmanship that went into this very clever DIY earbud owl. The earbud owl works under the same principle as a few of our previously posted earbud de-tangling tips, but this smart little DIY melds form and function like none other. The design template is available as a download from Thingiverse; once you’ve got it, all you need is a laser cutter (you’ve got a...