Walker on the Wild Side!

My sister Sharon has Primary Progressive MS.  She uses a motorized scooter to cover long distances, but she is also able to use a walker to move around her house and mine. Sharon also has style!  She misses wearing her long dresses and hip shoes, but she finds ways to maintain her sense of fashion […]

Photo Organization: Unearth the Smiles from the Piles

From time to time I offer a photo organizing workshop with the intent of helping clients pull together all of their non-digital photos (the ones that lurk in boxes, bags and bins). Before jumping in and helping them with a hands-on sort and purge, I present the following organizing primer: . . Step 1: Gather […]

Greeting Card Organizer

Call me old-fashioned, but I like to put pen to paper when it comes to sending personal greetings.   Once or twice a year I take my book of  birthday reminders to my favorite card shop and purchase cards with each recipient in mind.  I also like to have a few sympathy and get well cards […]

Re-purpose Your 2011 Wall Calendar

Don’t toss last year’s calendar just yet.  Here are several ways to re-use it: Envelopes:  Using a template, create envelopes for your holiday gift thank you cards. Year-round gift tags: Using a shape punch, create tags from various dates on the calendar.  Bookmarks:  Using the heavier card stock on the front and back of your calendar, […]

Post-Holiday Dilemma: What to do with all those cards?

As the holiday season marches on, you’ve no doubt received a number of greeting cards from friends far and near (and maybe one or two from your dentist or stockbroker!) You’ve read them, displayed them and enjoyed the updates and photos.  Soon its time to put away the Christmas ornaments or the menorah, and you […]