No matter how digital your life, your doctors, sports clubs, and children's teachers won't be at the same level. A "Central Home Binder" is a convenient, centralised way to keep all your life's paper together. Sue at the Unclutterer blog uses a simple binder with a plastic cover to keep her family's paperwork in one location—right next to the cookbooks, in fact. Here's her other equipment and basic tab setup:
The Categories (one per binder tab):
- Health & Fitness
- Simple Binder
- Plastic Pockets for In Between Tabs
As the author notes, even if you're a devotee of your digital address book, unnecessary or occasional phone numbers, like phone trees for children's groups and events, fit nicely into the "Contacts" tab, while the rest are self-explanatory.