Monthly Archives: May 2016

ready to move

Because so many people buy houses in the spring, May has been designated National Moving Month. If you are moving or preparing to put your house on the market, you probably need a lot of cardboard boxes. Buying boxes and … Continue reading

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quote: make tomorrow count

While I wholeheartedly believe in using your time well every day, I believe just as truly that you can’t beat yourself up for what you haven’t done. No matter how much time you’ve wasted in the past, you still have … Continue reading

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3 ways to make the most of your space

Whether you live in a large home or a tiny house, you need to easily access the things you use regularly and store the things you use less often. Decide and divide. Choose the most meaningful and useful things to … Continue reading

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clutter roundup

Here are some of the most popular articles about clutter that I have mentioned on twitter recently: 10 small ways to declutter on the fly from @bemorewithless Decluttering can become a problem when driven by obsessive thoughts by @leslieagarrett for … Continue reading

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product review – free credit report

You are entitled to a free copy of your credit report from each of the three credit bureaus every year.  Make sure you aren’t lured by a Web site that looks free, but isn’t – see the alert from the … Continue reading

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reader question – safe storage for memorabilia

Just in time for National Preservation Month, a reader asked how to manage paperwork related to her genealogy hobby. Family-history projects generate a large amount of paperwork, some of which is original and needs to be treated carefully. Photocopies of … Continue reading

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breeding paperwork

At one of my recent presentations, someone from the audience said that he wasn’t able to stay on top of the papers on his desk because they “just multiply.” I hope I didn’t sound disrespectful when I replied that paper … Continue reading

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