Author Archives: Marcie Lovett

quote: get started

For many people, getting started on a project is the hardest part. You think about it, dream about the outcome, worry about complications, anticipate what others will say about it. Instead, consider what you can accomplish when you focus all … Continue reading

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5-minute organizing for earth day

The best thing you can do for the planet is to reduce your consumption, which takes no minutes. It does, however, take planning. A lot of clutter is created when people buy things they already have, but can’t find. That … Continue reading

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product review – cleaning erasers

I’m very skeptical when products claim to produce miraculous results, and I’m rarely the first one to try anything new. I’d read about how fabulous cleaning erasers are, and friends told me how they used them, but I remained doubtful … Continue reading

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5 minute organizing

You might not think you can accomplish much in five minutes, but you really can make a difference in a short time. In five minutes you can complete one of these activities: Sort the mail Toss old newspapers Empty receipts … Continue reading

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quote: procrastination

Clients often tell me they “have an excuse” for putting off a project. There are many reasons people use to avoid starting or completing tasks, but I think the most common reason is fear. Fear you won’t do it right. … Continue reading

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reader question – should i keep old electronics?

When you buy new a toaster or speakers or cell phone, do you put the old one in the basement, just in case? Even if it’s broken? Whether it’s a broken coffee maker that could be used for parts, or … Continue reading

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the organizer comes clean on spring cleaning

I love a clean house and seeing sparkling surfaces bring me joy. I don’t particularly like to clean, however, so I’ve created a schedule that works for me. A few times a year I tackle areas that aren’t in my … Continue reading

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