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How to Quickly Clear that Clutter from Your Life

Clear that Clutter

I’ve lived a clutter-free life for as long as I can remember. That is, until recently. The pandemic hit and it didn’t spare the likings of my well-groomed home. In an instant, like a volcano, an uncontrollable frenzy of clutter flooded every surface in sight. Unruly took over everywhere I turned. My family was practicing their new normal. I wanted to …

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The Most Useful Craft Room Organization Ideas on a Budget

Craft Room Organization Ideas

Whether you’re a skilled artisan or a craftsy-artsy wannabe, your chances of enjoying a day of creativity depend on how well organized your supplies are. The larger the collection, the more streamlined you need to be.  Organizing your craft room isn’t the grunt-work you may think it is. Before you finish playing a round of “Rock, Paper, Scissors…Shoot,” your heap …

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25 Whip Smart Cleaning Hacks from the Best Organizing Experts

Cleaning Hacks

There’s an unbelievable feeling when you walk into a room and you take a whiff of that fabulous squeaky clean smell. And, you can immediately see that everything is sparkling clean. The dust has been swept out. All the corners have been cleaned. There are crisp fresh linens. The kitchen is spotless, tempting you to cook up a storm (or …

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How to Make a Junk Drawer Your Happy Place

Junk Drawer

Everyone has a junk drawer. Well, almost everyone does if they come clean and fess up. It’s the one area in the home where messy hides out and has a field day. What lurks behind these closed drawers is just about everything that doesn’t have a place in the rest of the house and by default lands there. Disclaimer: Keep in …

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How to Easily Master Pantry Organization like a Professional

Pantry Organization

The pantry doesn’t always get the love it deserves. It’s the middle child of the house. Sometimes ignored, but like the middle child, it wants to please. If the kitchen is the heart of the home then the pantry is the fuel. Disclaimer: Keep in mind that I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you when …

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Insanely Easy 3 Ingredient Recipes That Will Surprise You

3 Ingredient Recipes

As you’re rolling your eyes again around 5:00 PM because you’re soooo tired of cooking, know that you’re not alone. Having a cooking melt-down makes perfect sense to me. After all, you’ve been at this for at least five hunkering down weeks, three meals a day for a hungry crew. I was in the same boat until I found a …

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Why Staying in Touch is the Best Thing for Your Health & Well-Being

Staying in Touch

My mother used to say that life is not a dress rehearsal. It made me wonder how many chances do we get to get it right. It doesn’t seem so pressing when we are young, invincible and time is doomsday. Then all of a sudden, what really matters can turn your world around. That’s after your stomach does a belly …

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The Most Important Thing You Can Do When You’re Stuck at Home

at home

Sometimes what we think is the worst thing in the world turns out to be the best thing, in more ways than you can imagine. I found that to be true many times in my life. If you’re open to the possibility of a new mindset, that things change and change can create a horizon of possibilities, then you might …

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How to Organize Your Office When Working from Home

How to Organize Your Home Office

This post on How to Organize Your Office contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Years ago, just before starting my business, I had a friend who was a writer for the New York Times. She was writing a story about a group of women who were helping people …

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193 Exciting Free Educational Resources for Kids

child holding crayons

As we are all being urged to practice social distancing and self-isolation during this time of crisis, many parents are suddenly home all day with their kids. And because your children are missing school, I’m sure you’re wondering how you can both teach and entertain them during this time. Some of you may be working remotely and need to figure …