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the organizer comes clean…on books

If you want to motivate yourself to clean up and clear out, invite someone to stay over. Having company is a great motivator for decluttering.   If that’s too much pressure, rearrange your furniture instead. When you have to empty … Continue reading

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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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crime prevention month

October is National Crime Prevention Month. It’s getting dark earlier, which makes it easier for criminals to take advantage of opportunities. Here are a few simple things you can do to protect yourself and your property: *Pay attention. Remember where … Continue reading

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the organizer comes clean – on dust

I hate to dust. Yes, I’ve said it before, and it’s still true. I think it’s because dusting is interminable. Ten minutes after you finish, the surfaces are sprinkled with dust again. If I weren’t so allergic to dust, I’d … Continue reading

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fighting procrastination, part II

This is a followup from last week’s post. The wallpaper is up! It took much longer than I anticipated, with all the cuts and matching the horizontal and vertical lines, so I didn’t actually finish until Monday. But it’s done, … Continue reading

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quote: fighting procrastination

I bought removable wallpaper for my kitchen about a month ago. It doesn’t appear to be difficult to apply, but I haven’t started because I wanted to paint first. The walls are damaged and I want to make sure the … Continue reading

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you might have clutter if . . .

You might have clutter if . . . you need to move things to get to what you really want You might have clutter if . . . you can’t find something you just bought yesterday You might have clutter … Continue reading

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