My spouse and I have pretty much a ridiculous amount of tea. We are Tea People: at our wedding, instead of a signature cocktail, we had a signature tea blend. I’m also an obsessive tea organizer — what’s the point of having all those teas if they’re a jumbled mess?
If you’ve found yourself on your first day at your big new job (or preparing for school in the fall!) with a hideous briefcase a la Andie in The Devil Wears Prada, worry not. There are tons of cute laptop bags from which to choose so that you can look chic and fully prepared at the same time.
Let’s find a new home for your goodies, lappies, and electronics…
Whether you’re a cubicle warrior or it’s work-from-home life, your office needs to be a place you can make work for you. From organization tools to cpmfy and chic chairs to an awesome mug, investing in your workspace is never a bad idea. It’s time to channel Pam and Jim for that Office goodness (keep an eye out for the sign reference later!).
Here’s a big ol’ list of office organization items to up your office game…
My cat never does seem to start acting as my personal assistant, despite my pleas. Even with all my emails, projects, and stress piling up around me. Rude. I guess we’re stuck having to keep ourselves organized, Bear, jeez. If you’re in this pickle, know you’re not alone. But here’s where technology can actually help instead of hinder: seven life organization apps that we use to keep shit organized.
For most of my life, I envied my friends’ neat, tidy closets. I kept wondering why, no matter what I did, my closets always seemed to be absolute black holes.
Plus-size clothing is fundamentally different than straight-size clothing (more fabric, bigger necklines, etc.), so I don’t know why it took me so long to realize that our clothing storage needs would be different, too!
I can’t be the only one who’s taken a look in the electronics drawer and thought “what belongs to what?” Wires tangle easily and all look much the same. The wire that recharges my cell phone looks awfully similar to the wire that recharges my mp3 player… and so on. Fortunately I have come up with a system for keeping the snake pit of wires in my drawer and under my desk in check.
If you are a person who reads the internet, you have probably heard of Marie Kondo’s book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. Most people who succeed in reading it, join her KonMari tidying cult. I’m reading the book and feeling inspired to clean. Okay, I read the book because I was inspired to clean and felt overwhelmed by how much stuff I have…