Computer Program For Organizing Photos?Please recommend a program that effectively deals with duplicate photos and documents; a program to use for the many photos , sort and ID, with facial recognition software. I am last of family and near 80 , I need to get this underway. Thanks so much. I have followed you for many years and appreciate all you do.
Replacement Canister Lids?I have canisters with wooden lids. The lids have a silicon seal/ring that are worn out and no longer have a tight fit. The size of the lid that fits into the jar is 3 1/4 inches. I have yet to find any similar to mine. Any suggestions?
Storing Pots and Pans in an Old Fridge?Can I use my 20 year old fridge for pots and pans? (It is still working; I just could not keep stuff frozen in the freezer.) I will unplug it. Can I keep the doors closed? Would it smell? Would baking soda help the with smell?
Organising a Chest Freezer?I am hoping for a bright idea! My chest freezer is quite large, and has 3 baskets on top. I know I'm disorganised, but I can never find what I want without loads of trouble! I do realise it's my own fault for just hurling things in after a shop! I once put cardboard boxes in the bottom to try and help. It did a bit, but not enough.
Storing White Artificial Flowers?My daughter was suppose to get married in August, but because of the Covid it was postponed until July 2021. How can I keep these from fading or discoloring?
Tips for Getting Control of Your Life?I'm reading the book Simple Steps by Lisa Lelas, Linda McClintock and Beverly Zingarella. I tried to put it into practice once in the eighties, but life got the better of me. I'm retired now and I want to give it another try. Does anyone have any tips for getting started and keeping momentum?
Tips for Downsizing to a Smaller Apartment?My mom and I live in a big rented house. We have to downsize to a smaller rented apartment. There is no storage in these places. I also have to share a washer and dryer the everyone uses. What did you do when you had to move to a smaller elderly apartment?
Hiding a Spare Key on Your Car?Does anyone know of a safe, yet accessible place to hide a spare car key under the hood, or any other place that can be gotten to while locked out? I don't like the idea of a magnetic box because all someone has to do is pull it off the car.
Making Room to Craft?I live alone here in New York. I have been disabled for so long and deeply depressed. I have been wanting to craft and began shopping. This pile in my living room is the result of yesterday's trip.
Earring Storage Ideas?I have more than 200 pairs of earrings, and my collection is forever growing. I'm looking for a cute way to store/display all of my earrings.
Organizing Articles Leaving the Magazine Intact?I am a self taught jewelry maker. I have magazines from Art Jewelry magazine and Lapidary Journal. Lapidary Journal is still in print and I still receive it. Art Jewelry is out of print. These magazines are incredible resources and an inspiration and I prefer to keep the magazines intact.
Storing Leather Coats and Jackets?I have leather coats and leather jackets. How can I prevent them from getting damp and mold on them?
Displaying Pressed Pennies and Tie Tacks?This is a 2 part question. Does anyone have ideas for the best way to display pressed or elongated pennies and the best way to display tie tacks and lapel pins?
Using a Paper Shredder?Is it okay to line the waste basket area of a shredder with a small trash bag to make emptying easier, or does this create a problem with operation of the machine?
Keeping Photos from Sticking Together?When storing photos, I've noticed that some stick together. Is there a remedy for this?
Keeping Craft Bows From Getting Flat?When you put the bows away for the next craft, is there a way to keep them from flattening out?
Keeping Bedsheets in Place?I am a very restless sleeper and every morning I have to remake the bed completely, i.e. rearrange all the sheets. I tried the sheet strap things from a store and they are not any help.
Storing Your Toilet Plunger and Brush?I hate to see my toilet brush and plunger sitting there when you go into our bathroom. Any ideas how to hide them or make them look better? I love all the useful ideas I get in this site.
Creating Storage in a Small Bedroom?I'm 19. I have a small room with no closet. My boyfriend does stay with me, but we need more storage space. We need more clothing space for both of us and more shelving space for hygiene, jewelry, pens, notebooks, etc. Any ideas please?
Organizing Day for Kids in Online School?I am looking for tips on organizing my kids' school days. My boys are in online elementary and secondary school. I don't teach them per se, but I keep them on task and help them with questions they have. If anyone can share their experiences and ideas I would be grateful!
Organizing Plastic Storage Containers?I'm having a tough time trying to control storage containers that I use for food. Now I have to have three bags and boxes to put them in and this has to cease. Anyone have suggestions? This is in my small kitchen and has given me frustration each time I have to look at this mess.
Storing Silk Flowers?Can you store silk flowers in the heat and how hot can they get without damage?
Storing Wallpaper Books?Anyone know a good storage solution for wallpaper books?
Organizing a Bedroom Shared by Two Teens?My teen who is 13 and my tween who is 11 share a room and their room is so unorganized! It seems like a disaster every time I walk in the room.
Storing Craft Supplies?I am a "Crafty One" or that's what my family calls me I have all kinds of things beads, foam, feathers, all sorts of little tiny things, etc.
Storing Tea Light Candles?Can tea lights be stored in the freezer for an extended time? The heat in the desert months is extreme. It starts getting hot in April/May and really doesn't get cool until around Halloween. Can they be kept safe from the heat in a freezer for that long?
Storing Light Bulbs?My husband feels the need to stock up on light bulbs, and I can not figure out a good way to store them. I am hoping someone has a clever idea. I read the one about old liquor boxes with inserts, I liked that. Any other ideas?
Storing Off Season Shoes?So, I have this space under the stairs, as you can imagine it is oddly shaped, but I managed to fit a bureau under there. I also try to keep our shoes under there in a plastic bin, but it is hard to get to and I bang my head. Where and how do you store your off season shoes, like winter boots, work boots, etc.?
Organizing a Bedroom?My 13 year old daughter has a medium sized bedroom and a queen bed. My mom bought her a bedroom set which includes the dresser/mirror and 1 nightable and a new mattress (queen) and I don't know how to organize it.
Organizing Paper Clutter?I save everything, paper and stuff. What is the best way to organize paper?
Organizing Plastic Container?I have too many plastic containers and a very small cupboard. Every time I organize it, it still ends up in a mess. I need advice on what to do.
Storing Kitchen Appliances?My kitchen is very tiny and has very small cupboards. I don't know how to store so many appliances.
Storing Ribbon?I have several dozen large spools of ribbon, many that are wired. Any suggestions on how to store them and save space at the same time.
Organizing a Cluttered Apartment?My apt. got some new furniture (and a bed) which made the clutter look twice as bad. Now I want/need to get the knick-knacks onto surfaces, and I think shelves are great idea to use as "hanging" areas to put my cuter misc. items.
Deflating a Space Bag?It has been a long time since I have used a space bag and can find no instructions.I thought you zip it up with the garment inside and then take vacuum cleaner nozzle, insert it in hole and it automatically lets the air out and shrinks it and you close it with the cover given with it.
Organizing an Entryway?We have a smallish entryway and a largish family! :) It has a closet as well, but it is very small. We have loads of shoes, coats, and winter gear when cold. I have 1 over the door shoe holder on the inside of the closet door, but it's not nearly enough.
Organizing Little Girls' Rooms?Two of my girls share a bedroom. It is quite large, so there are lots of areas with potential. The problem is, they are swimming in their stuff! How do I organize their hats, purses, shoes, Barbies, jewelry, craft supplies, etc.?
Organizing a Small Bedroom?How can I organize my very small bedroom in a rental when I have no closet and a limited income? I have a twin bed, chest of drawers, 2 night tables, a plastic unit w/3 drawers for my underwear, a folding table for my TV, computer (can't afford internet access), sewing machine...
Organizing a Small Bedroom?I had to move out of my apartment due to it being on the second floor. I have a knee injury so I couldn't climb those stairs anymore. My sis-in-law was so kind as to let us in her home.
Storing and Organizing a Large Fabric Stash?Some people have yards of fabric. I have a room full. All colors, all types, all different yardages, tons and tons. I hate keeping them in large storage containers. I even tried putting a swatch outside the storage container to see what is inside. It still doesn't work. Any ideas?
Shipping Belongings When Moving?I want to move from Boston to Texas. I have around 10 medium boxes that I want to post. I am wondering if it is possible to send them to a storage facility in Texas and later get it from them? Do you know any storage company to do that?
Downsizing from a House to a Motorhome?I've had it with all my clutter and large house. I can't get anything finished and it's getting worse. So my sister bought me a 37 ft. motorhome to make a new start. Now, how do I downsize? How do I go about doing this?
Organizing Your Pantry?I am dying to know how all of you with those beautiful pantries that have a container for every item keep your back up items? What do you do when you purchase more of an additional item?
Cleaning a Clothes Closet?I need to clean out my clothes closet. I have piles of clothes and hangers. I am feeling overwhelmed. I don't know where to start.
Shoe Rack for Organizing Paper Die Cutters and Punches?Have you heard of using a metal shoe rack with three spinning levels as a die or punch organizer? I saw it somewhere and can't seem to find it now that I bought the shoe rack. The rack holds 18 pairs of shoes.
Organizing a Small Apartment?I would like some tips for orgarizing for very small apartment.
Organizing Helpful Hint Notes?ask.com is my favorite connection. I write down the answers to all of my questions on scraps of paper or index cards and when I need the info it takes forever to scant thru them. My memory is not great so I have lots of reminder notes, usually in vain. Thanks.
Organizing Bills?Do I need to keep a full year of bill statements?
Organizing a Side-by-Side Freezer?I need ideas for organizing the narrow freezer space in a side-by-side fridge. Is there anywhere that I can get wire baskets or whatever to fit on my freezer shelves, to possibly create drawers or? My freezer shelves are 9 x 17. I have one pull-out shelf that sits 15 inches under a stationary shelf.
Organizing Paperwork?I collect lots of articles, search references, make quick notes lots of times, and do print outs. When a few days go by and the room is messy I pile them all in one area, but need hours to find any specific info. in a time of need. How do I organize all of this paperwork? Thanks.
Organizing a Small Bedroom?I have a very small bedroom, I mean 9 feet by 8 feet with a lot of stuff. There's a double bed, night table with drawer, a 3-4 foot clothes rack, TV stand with 2 shelves, and an Ikea 9 cubby organizer with a 30 gallon fish tank on top. How can I organize my room so I have a little bit more space?
Storing Blankets During the Offseason?I have several blankets. I bought those plastic storage bags from Dollar Tree to store them. I need a place now to put them. Thank you.
Inexpensive Bedroom Makeover and Organization Ideas?What if you don't have a lot of money? Then how do you pay to get the stuff to makeover your room?
Helping a Friend to Move?I was not happy to find upon agreeing to help a friend move that not only would I be helping to move but to pack the stuff. She had no boxes and she is totally unorganized.
Easy Way to Identify Different Size Bed Sheets?What's a clever and easy way to identify my full size from king size sheets? They are all white in color.
Organizing a Dorm Room?I am a university student and have a small dorm room, in an apartment style with 5 other girls, so all I own is in my bedroom (dishes aside, though that might change with how many my roommates break).
Organizing Information and Reminder Notes?What to do with all the information, such as reminder notes merchandise, doctors, coupons, everything? I always jot this down on scraps of paper which I can seldom find.
Hiding a Spare Car Key?There are many suggestions as to where to hide keys around the house, but where can you hide a car key for times when you lock yourself out of your car? It must be somewhere on the car, able to be retrieved when you're away from home.
Small Room Lots of Stuff?I'm 18 and my sister and I share a bedroom (still!). The problem is between the two of us we have way too much stuff to fit in a room the size of ours.
Filing Notes?I write notes constantly, when it becomes overbearing, I throw them in a shoe box. I seldom get back to it when I need to as it is too time consuming.
Organizing VHS Tapes?I have over 400 VHS movie tapes. I want to display them in my den with my TV and my 500 books. I have a small room. I would like to do this cheaply.
Uses for a Spice Rack?I have a nice round rotating spice rack full of old spices that I have never used. The spices are no longer good. Any ideas on what I can re-use the spice rack and bottles for rather than throwing them out?
Shredder Making Mess on Floor?Any suggestion on how to solve the paper shredding mess on the floor? When I take out the shredder container to empty it there is always a good deal of paper left in the teeth of the shredder that falls on the floor.
Decluttering an Office?I really need to declutter my office; that means take down a lot of old pictures. That would free up a lot space I can use for office supplies. My office is very small and would I hang a couple a large pictures.
Organizing a Bedroom?I try doing everything I can to make my room organized and still look cool. I have a double sized bed, a stool, art supplies in desk drawer and a little desk. How can I organize this room?
Organizing a Bedroom Without a Closet?How can I compensate for not having a closer in my bedroom
Moving Tips?I am about to move to a new house about 200 miles away. Besides the normal amount of household furniture, etc. I have five cats. I am virtually doing this alone (except for a furniture removalist).
Makeup Storage Advice?It's everywhere! Makeup storage in a female house is a problem. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.
Making a Wall Mounted Blow Dryer Holder?Does anyone know how to make a holder to mount on the wall?
Making a Magnetic Spice Rack?We have a small apartment and very little cabinet space. Does anyone know how I can make a spice rack that is magnetized and can be hung on the side of the refrigerator
Protecting Furniture and Large Screen TV During Move?I'd like to hear your moving disasters/mistakes. We're packing and loading ourselves and moving 300+ miles with a U-Haul truck. I've been viewing different videos on U-Tube showing packing and most are selling boxes, etc.
Storing Silk Flower Arrangements?I have several flower arrangements that I would like to use again. The problem is they seem to take up so much room in my craft room, how and where to store them so they want get mashed or dusty?
Storing Greeting Cards?How do I store unused greeting cards? And received greeting cards.
Organizing Winter Clothing Without a Closet?I would like to know how and where to put winter coats and overalls, without a closet for a family of 5.
Hiding Computer Cords?How do I hide black computer cords on a white desktop? I have them plugged in underneath the desk and hidden, but there are still lots of cords on the desk top plugged into my laptop that look messy. Any suggestions?
Ideas for a Handheld Portable Database Device?Let me start with an explanation of what I do. I go to various places (pawn shops, Goodwill stores,clearance stores, etc.) and purchase used CDs and DVDs to resell. It is basically a side job for extra cash and something I enjoy doing.
Organizing Toddler Shoes?What are creative ways to organize toddler shoes?
Storing Shoes?I have limited space in my closet. Is it OK to store my shoes in one large brown cardboard/storage box? I was wondering if the shoes at the bottom of the box would lose their shape from the other shoes being stacked on top of them. Please advise.
Packing Breakables When Moving?I am packing to move. How do I pack my pot lids that are made of glass? I have 6 of them.
Keeping Originals of Birth and Death Certificates?I have scanned old birth and death certificates, marriage license, etc. to a thumb drive. I will keep hard copies of my birth certificate and marriage license for myself and my children.
Storing Shoes?I have moved in with my cousin and have very limited closet space. I would like to know if it is okay to store my shoes in a cardboard box?
Organizing and Cleaning Tips for Someone in Poor Health?I'm not in good health anymore. I need help organizing. I can't do much cleaning. My children all say they're too busy, that they have to clean their own houses.
Ideas for Rain Scarf Container?Do you have any suggestions as to what I can keep my plastic rain scarf in while in my purse? I am referring to the little thin plastic rain scarves that are usually sold in the beauty supply stores.
Organizing Computer and Other Wires?Has anyone got an idea or solution for hiding wires from the computer, printer, phone, lamp, etc. at the computer desk?
Organizing Craft Ideas in Hanging File Folders?I've got these hanging file folders with tabs that I am using to organize all my crafts/art projects, but I've quickly run into a dilemma. I can't figure out how to label thousands of ideas without using thousands of individual file folders!
Tips for Downsizing to an Apartment?I have to downsize from my house to an apartment. I have been in my house for years! And to be honest I am overwhelmed, does anyone have any tips?
Storing Plastic Bags?Where can I buy "storage" bags to put plastic sacks in?
Selecting Paperwork to Discard?How do I select "what" business or personal papers to trash? (I am a "compulsive hoarder").
Scanning Software for Organizing Household Papers?I have a lot of papers and they are driving me crazy! I am looking for a system where I can scan old bills, papers, etc. into, that would organize as well. Any suggestions? I am looking for the least expensive method. My husband said that our scanner would take way too long.
Cat-Proof Jewelry Display Ideas?My friend needs ideas for a way she can hang something on her wall above her bathroom sink as a place to keep her jewelry, such as necklaces and earrings, etc. Right now she is using an (empty) vertical paper towel holder and tube to hold necklaces and some pins and cork board to hold her earrings.
Hoarding Recovery Tips?Does anyone know of a comprehensive guide about hoarding? This would include the steps needed to begin sorting, organizing, and methods of "recovery", ways to prevent recurrence of the problem. This must exist, but if it doesn't there may an opportunity to collaborate on such a guide.
Organizing Audiobooks on an iPod?I have found when listening to audiobooks that I have downloaded to my Ipod from the library, the chapters skip backwards and replay. I have a hard time trying to figure out where I was in the story. Any one else have this problem?
Organizing Crafts Inexpensively?I am looking for inexpensive or very cheap ways to store my yarns and paper craft items. I really want to get things organized by colour and theme, but I am stumped as to how to get it done without blowing my budget. Any ideas?
Tips for Not Overpacking?How do I pack for 10 days without too many clothes?
Alternative Uses for Photo Albums?Photo albums are often on sale where I live and I think they could have a lot of purposes other than photos. I have already thought of recipes. Any other ideas for photo albums?
Storing Toilet Tissue?What can I use to store extra rolls of toilet tissue in the bathroom, near the stool. I can't use too large of a "footprint". The area is small. Thank you.
Making Room for Baby Clothes in Your Closet?My friend is expecting her first baby in September, she lives with her parents in a very small 2 bedroom house. She's trying to look for ideas on how to organize her closet (which is super small) so she can fit his clothes along with her's in there. Does anyone have any tips or ideas that are cheap?
Having Furniture Moved Across Country?I'm moving from Kentucky to Fort Irwin, California. The problem is we are taking an airplane to get there. I have just a little bit of furniture and stuff we need to get there because our home is not furnished.
Alternative to Photo Albums?Does anyone have a better way to store family pics? I currently have mine stored in photo albums, but over the years the clear plastic that folds over the page won't stick anymore and the pictures keep falling out.
Keeping up with Dishes?There are 4 of us and I am the only one who will wash dishes. I work full time and have too much to do. A dirty kitchen makes me want to run to a take out restaurant. A clean kitchen allows me to think and organize myself and get a meal organized.
Organizing Medicare/Supplemental Insurance Paperwork?I am absolutely weighted down with keeping track of paperwork related to Medicare and supplemental insurance, also pharmacy receipts. Does anyone have a system that is easy to follow? There are two of us.
Ideas for Reducing Clutter?I am trying to get rid of clutter, but am not quite sure as how to get started. Any ideas?