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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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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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clutter roundup holiday edition

There are a lot of organizing “holidays” that have been created by different groups, for different reasons. This month’s Organize Your Home Office Day, Clutter Awareness Week, National Procrastination Week, National Consumer Protection Week and Financial Literacy Month offer opportunities … Continue reading

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organize your home office day

Saturday, March 11 is Organize Your Home Office Day. Whether or not you work at home, you probably have an area where you pay bills and keep records related to your health, finances, home, car, pets or hobbies. You don’t … Continue reading

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reader question – how do i live through home repairs?

Clients often call me after they experience a crisis, like a flooded room, or after they start a renovation. Both situations cause chaos. Being surrounded by boxes of stuff, piled up furniture and building supplies can be miserable, especially if … Continue reading

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what’s in your refrigerator?

November is National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Month. If you find yourself throwing away food because you overbuy or because you just don’t know what’s in your refrigerator, this is a great time to clear it out. Start by taking … Continue reading

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