Category Archives: Decluttering

The Urge to Purge


Many people think about cleaning out their houses and get ridding of extra clutter in spring as the weather gets better or even right before the holidays. But with the holidays wrapping up, gifts needing to be put away, guests … Continue reading

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Double Impact: Give your Holiday Cards New Purpose and Benefit a Charity


What do you do with your holiday cards when the season is done? I am going to show you how to double your impact by putting your cards to good use and benefiting a charity in the process. Continue reading

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Just Say NO to FREE!


Believe it or not, free is not always a good thing. Or let me re-phrase that– free is good, but accepting something just because it happens to be free is not always wise. Continue reading

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Sometimes, Less is More…Simple


“Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple.“  — Steve Jobs It seems that we, as humans, like to complicate things.  Rather than try to make things easy, it is very … Continue reading

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Taking Control of Kid Clutter


Kid clutter can be the bane of every parent’s existence.  Even people who normally keep their house clean and tidy may be the victim of children who insist on having their room be in a continuous unruly and out of … Continue reading

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Eventually I Will Get It All Together– Mark My Words…


I used to work in a typical office environment with all of its luxuries, like Microsoft Outlook. Using the program all of those years to organize my emails, contacts, notes, to do lists, and calendars has made me quite spoiled. … Continue reading

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K.I.S.S. (No Offense Intended)


As I started thinking about writing this post, an acronym that I have heard others use, particularly in years past, and one that has always rather irked me, popped into my head: K.I.S.S.  For those not in the know, it … Continue reading

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Spring Is The Right Time….Seize the Spring Days!


“God made rainy days so gardeners could get the housework done.” ~Author Unknown Spring is a wonderful time to get so many of those things accomplished that you put off during the year for one reason or another. Spring is … Continue reading

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Break Up The Bill Paying Monotony With Manilla.com


Happy Spring to you all! I hope that spring has sprung where you live.  Unfortunately, we are facing a significant weather backslide where I am located.  It is currently 27 degrees with a slim layer of snow on the ground, … Continue reading

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Heard The Term “Good Money After Bad”? Yeah, Let’s Talk About That…


Hello!  I hope that you all are having a good week so far. Are you still holding on in hopes for spring?  I am trying not to think about it too much, but the thought of spring springing upon us … Continue reading

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