Label makers are your friend

Label makers may seem like an item for businesses, but I highly recommend them for organizing any home. I laughed when my wife started living the "Getting Things Done" system and bought a label maker, but I'm totally on board now. It's so easy to label files with them, and with the printed labels, everything is really easy to sort and find.
Moreover, they are great for labeling other stuff. I stick labels on dishes I take to potluck dinners. I label boxes in the attic and such. I attach labels to all those gadget cords. Bonus tip - make the label longer than necessary, coil up part of the cord and attach the label to the coiled cord. Sorry about the lousy photo of this concept, but you get the idea.
A label to both identify and shorten my cell-phone cord, made on the label maker at left.

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  • Z
    on Jan 11, 2013

    Ah thank you @Kelly and @ It was really an honor.

  • Joyce A
    on Jan 11, 2013

    I love my label MAKERS!!!! Yes I have more than one!!! As an OCD organizer and scrap booker I could not be without any of them!!!!

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