Tag Archives: simplicity

what’s in your pantry?

Periodically, I get carried away at the grocery store. It doesn’t happen often, but sometimes I buy more than I intended and then I have to figure out where to put it. I have a small pantry in the kitchen … Continue reading

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quote: let go of clutter, make room for gratitude

Gratitude journals have become extremely popular, as have planners with room for daily gratitude review. I can see the appeal of these products – it can be difficult to remember all the positive aspects of your life when things aren’t … Continue reading

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reduce vacation stress

Memorial Day signals the start of summer for many people. If you have a summer vacation planned, you want to make sure you remember to bring everything you need and take it all back home again. I was a guest … Continue reading

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Book Review – Zero Waste Home

Yesterday I was driving behind a van that had one of those stick figure families on the rear window. The father was golfing, the kids were doing ballet and soccer and the mother was shopping. Unless she is a professional … Continue reading

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get organized month – weather edition

It’s snowing in the Washington, DC suburbs. Not much, just a light covering of the white stuff. If it snows where you live, do you know where your snow shovel is? Could you get to it quickly or would you … Continue reading

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buy nothing day

The day after Thanksgiving in the U.S. is Buy Nothing Day, promoted by adbusters. With sales starting on Thanksgiving, not to mention the Black Friday frenzy, we lose perspective on the holiday. Instead of imagining the great bargain you’ll bag … Continue reading

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health maintenance

We all know that it’s important to take good care of ourselves, which includes routine medical tests and follow-up visits. You can lose track of inoculation dates and test results if you don’t have a place to store that information. … Continue reading

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