Posts tagged organizing
How to organize your pictures quickly while on vacation

Sometimes less is more and if you have ever come home from vacation with 1,000 pics on your phone, you understand why.

It’s not news that we take pictures differently than we used to. With cameras in our pockets 24/7 and ‘free’ digital pictures, we are snapping away at extraordinary rates. And this is just our daily picture taking. When we are on vacation, we amp it up even more because we’re supposed to take pics on vacation, right?

What if…we did it differently this time?

Read More
Take the picture...someday your kids will thank you

I will be the first to admit that I am not always camera ready when my mom wants to take a picture of me. My hair is messy, my skin is breaking out, or I didn’t get much sleep the night before. None of those things stop my mom from wanting to take the picture. “It’s for the memories,” she says with a big smile.

Read More
Achieving Digital Photo's all in the set up

Are you Mac or PC? iPhone, Android or flip phone?

With the answers to these questions, you can be on your way to organized digital photo bliss. These days most of us are taking the majority of our photos with our phones, so setting up a process to get them off your phone and into your digital hub will protect your memories, save you space on your device, save you time and ultimately give you peace of mind.

Read More
Choose to sort "the box"

20 years ago I was a first time mom, wearing a hunter green jogging suit (nice, huh?!), listening to my mom talk about the really tough decisions that she and her sister had to make regarding where my grandma should live, the health care she should get and generally how they would balance it all. It was hard.

Read More
Best advice for preserving your photos

The new year has been ushered in and for some of us, it is an opportunity to hit the reset button. When I talk to clients about organizing their photos, my primary mission is preserving their family memories not just for the current need, but for generations. So to kick off the new year, here is my best advice for hitting the reset button to preserve your family's memories for generations:

Read More
'Organizing Foward' Part 2: Beautiful memories, here we come! Let's find a system...

I recently introduced the concept of "Organizing Forward", which is setting up a system going forward from today, to give you the confidence to eventually go back and tackle your mess of beautiful memories . Since digital photos (mostly on our phones) are a big challenge, let's tackle those first. Questions to ask yourself...

Read More