3 Simple Tips to Try this National Simplify Your Life Week

simplify your lifeThe first week of August is National Simplify Your Life week and this is one holiday we can definitely get on board with—especially considering we were recently featured in Real Simple Magazine. (It doesn’t get simpler than that!)

 

So, if you, like us, want to take advantage of this holiday and simplify your life, we’ve got some handy tips to help you along the way. Check it out:

 

Take advantage of technology

 

There are so many apps and tech services out there that can make life so much easier. The following are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to using tech to your advantage:

 

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Picturing Major Life Events – Part 1: Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks

spring cleaning tipsLife is hard to plan for. Seasons change, things happen, and time wears on. But when a major life event occurs, you need to make sure you’re able to see the big picture.


This is why we’re crafting a series of posts on the tips and tricks that will help us manage major life events. These events range from something as simple as spring cleaning (and how it can affect your entire life) to as complicated as divorce or separation. And, of course, we’ll help you determine what to do with those old print photos at every step of the way.


Part 1: Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks  


As winter starts to (hopefully) melt away, the urge to get rid of the old and bring in the new becomes almost unbearable.


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3 Reasons Why Scanning and Backing Up Photos Will Help You Save!

Ever feel like your to-do list is never ending? You start one task and all of a sudden you have eight more. You finally took your dog to the vet, but now you feel guilty because you haven’t bought your mom a birthday present yet. We’ve all been there- don’t worry. Well, here’s another task for the to do list, but this one will help you save in multiple ways. Here are three reasons why scanning and backing up your photos today will help you save time, avoid damage and create memories.

Spring checklist photo scanning

Reason #1: Scanning and backing up your photos will save you time

 

A major benefit of an online service, such as ScanMyPhotos, is the time saved from organizing your photos. All you have to do is send the photos and they will be sorted, scanned and backed up after the click of a button. Not only will this save you time doing a laborious and repetitive task, but by scanning and backing up your photos progressively you will save time in the long run. Scanning a little at one point will ultimately be easier than waiting years and years (and years). If you wait to scan photos, you will waste a lot of time trying to play catch up. So why not save time now? Continue reading