Archive for 'Organizing Your Home'

The Secret to Keeping Your Home Tidy – Effortlessly

teacup-1041451_1280Mom would always remind me to put my shoes where they belong when I came home from school every day to keep our home tidy. It took some time, but eventually it became a habit.

Putting things back where we found them is something we were taught in kindergarten (tidy-up […]

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Not All Clutter is Created Equal

DSCN4391There are two types of clutter: current clutter and dated clutter. Do you know the difference?

Current clutter includes mail you’ve recently received, flyers you picked up at a home show last week, and receipts accumulating in wallet.

Dated clutter includes clothes you spent good money on but haven’t worn in months, rusty old […]

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My Wedding Gown and The Law of Attraction

wedding 008Over 31 years ago, as a young bride, I made a decision that every bride faces…I decided to have my wedding dress professionally cleaned and preserved.

How many of you still have your wedding gown sealed in that big, white box with the plastic ‘window’? I know I’m not the only one.


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Is Your Old Stuff Really Worth Something?

timecapsuleAs 1999 came to a close (and the Y2K bug had people in a frenzy), our family decided to put together a time capsule. So we gathered all the treasures we felt best represented the ‘90s, and packed them in a Rubbermaid container. We labelled it ‘Time Capsule’ and added the warning: ‘Do not […]

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Can Your Stuff Haunt You?

ownsyouHow’s your summer been going? I hope you’ve taken some time to relax and have fun! I spent part of my summer vacation in Key West, Florida with my husband. We went on one of the ghost tours the haunted city is famous for. I’m a fan of […]

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