Whether you share a Mac with others or have one all to yourself, you can find all your personal data — documents, downloads, music and more — in the home folder Mac OS X created for you when you set up your Mac (or when someone created an account for you).
You can spot your home folder easily: It’s the one with the icon of a house and your account name. And if you place it in the Dock, you can open it quickly without having to open any folders. Here’s how:
Now, whenever you need anything in your home folder, you can access it quickly from the Dock.