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All You Need to Know about How to Stage Your House for Sale

How to stage your house

There is a real strategy behind how to stage your house for sale. The idea is to get your house in picture-perfect condition, both inside and out. Ideally, you want buyers to walk in and imagine themselves living there. It’s natural to get emotional about our homes, especially if we’ve lived there for many years. I recall, once, a homeowner …

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How to Create an Emergency Plan That Will Help You Sleep Better Tonight

It’s 2020 and we’ve been on high alert for months since the COVID-19 outbreak. With a threat to our health and safety being the defining point of the year, it can feel like everything is an emergency. If you’re losing sleep at night because you’re hyper-vigilant of threats to you and your family’s health, such as the Coronavirus, then it’s …

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35 Money-Saving Tips that will Change Your Life

Money Saving Tips

Can you plan for an emergency with money-saving tips? For those times when things go wrong and our lives take a belly flop? The upshot can be unforgiving because it can happen so quickly, just before we come to realize the devastating perils that take us hostage. We can’t always forecast with accuracy. Yet, there are ways we can prepare …

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One Remarkable Motivation Lesson Learned from a Dog

Motivation Lesson

This guest post was written by Linda Samuels, CPO-CD®, CVPOTM of Oh, So Organized. One of my favorite things to do is walk along the lovely path next to the Hudson River. Especially in the summer, the area is filled with people jogging, conversing, reading, picnicking, bicycling, kite flying, fishing, and dog walking. On one recent walk, I noticed a …

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Quick Summer Recipes That Will Make You the Queen of “WOW”

Summer Recipes

How has your summer been? In my home the summer has been rather lazy.  I imagine yours might be too.  So I put together a crazy delicious collection of my favorite summer recipes that are sure to WOW you. Take a moment as I introduce Nat King Cole’s old classic, “Roll Out Those Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer.” The …

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The Most Unbelievable Dollar Tree Store Items that will Blow Your Mind

Dollar Tree Store Items

I grew up in Detroit, Michigan. The city is best known for its Motown music and automobile design. Yet, it was more than The Temptations and fancy cars that caught my attention. From very early on it was the bargain hunt that got a hold of me and it’s still part of my game. I am my mother’s daughter and …

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What You Need to Know About the Best Toy Storage for Kids (Part 2)

Toy Storage for Kids

The best toy storage for kids can be like a jigsaw puzzle. There are just so many different types, shapes and sizes of toys that it can be tough to figure out what goes where. That’s why this post, “part 2“ will focus on the different types of toys and how you can easily store and organize them. Though part …

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How to Organize Your Home the Easy Way

Organize Your Home

Being organized is essential if you want your home to look clean and beautiful. Although you may wish to maintain this polished look, it won’t last unless you’ve created a system that works for you. So, if you’ve been wondering how to organize your home the easy way, the answer lies in your systems. You may not realize this, but …

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21 Useful Products That Will Help Simplify Your Life

Simplify your life

As a Professional Organizer, I love simplicity. I thrive when minimizing, streamlining, and simplifying. That’s why I always keep an eye out for products that truly simplify your life. I’ve learned that the types of products that make a difference and improve your life aren’t always easy to come by. Although I recommend buying quality over quantity, I’ve come to realize that there is …

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A Quick & Easy Guide to Simple Living

Simple Living

Less is more. Or is more, more? As my grandmother used to say, “A little bit of sugar is plenty but an extra teaspoon is even better!” It’s more! So then, what is plenty? Is enough really enough and who’s to say? Such as how high is up or is there no high to up? On the other hand, if …