Tag Archives: holidays

reader question – organizing a guest room

Thanksgiving is a little more than two weeks away and, for many people, company keeps on coming until the beginning of January. A reader asked how to prepare, so they don’t end up tossing clutter in bags and hiding them … Continue reading

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national preparedness month

September has been designated Preparedness Month since 2002; since then, more partners have been added and the scope of emergencies has expanded. The US has experienced several natural disasters recently, as have other countries. In each instance, people have been … Continue reading

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find financial freedom

Do you dread seeing bills or bank statements in the mail? Do you know how much you spend each month? Do you have enough money saved for retirement? July 1st is National Financial Freedom Day. If you panic at the … Continue reading

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quote: take charge of change

If you aren’t happy with the way your home or office looks and functions, you can make a change. If you want to make changes to your habits, you can. If you don’t feel challenged at work, you can change … Continue reading

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reader question – organizing for major illness

Many people experience a major illness during their lifetime or care for someone who is ill. Between doctor visits, insurance filing and research about a condition, paperwork piles up. A reader asked how to manage all the papers, and how … 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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