Category Archives: Organization

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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Simplicity: Another Live Simply Show and Tell


There may not have been USPS mail today due to Veteran’s Day, but FedEx did not disappoint, and thanks to them, I am not left empty-handed for the day. 😉 A big “Thank You!” and shout out to Carolina Pad/ Studio … 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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Tactical Tips For Taking Trips


Yesterday I posted a blog post about my recollections from our recent summer trip, and about some of the information and interesting things that I learned.  Today I want to talk about some of the things that I learned during … Continue reading

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So, What’s For Dinner?


“What’s for dinner?” It’s the question that makes me simultaneously shudder inside and want to pull out my claws like a cat whenever I hear someone in my household ask it. In case that you cannot tell, I do not … 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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Save Your Memories, Your Space, & Your Sanity


With the start of the school year comes the very quick influx of numerous drawings, paintings and projects that your child creates during the school day.  And very quickly does that influx create a dilemma for parents who don’t want … Continue reading

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