• Soap

    Waste Not, Want Not*… Why Not?

    Tuesday, February 17, 2015

    I use mostly organic products and am ecologically conscious. There are so many scents and types of soap to choose from and I really like picking out special scents with good ingredients.  In other words, I spend a fair bit of bank on soap.  From an economical point of view, bars last a lot longer than liquid soap….

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    Sir Benjamin Franklin – Happy Birthday

    Saturday, January 17, 2015

    January 17, 1706

    Sir Benjamin can be thanked for hundreds of the cleverest quotes – here are a few of my favorites:

    “Diligence is the mother of good luck.”

    ” A small leak will sink a great ship.”

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    New $100 Bill – Ben Franklin’s new look

    Monday, July 28, 2014

    Recently, I received a $100 dollar bill and it was new. Though the bill was released last October, the design has been updated and when I went to pay, I realized I had never held one of the new bills – they take a while to start circulating. I thought to myself for an instant, “… what if it’s counterfeit…”

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    Life Transitions and Curve Balls

    Monday, May 19, 2014

    LIFE THROWS CURVE-BALLS; an unexpected death, a forced move, health issues, nursing homes, assisted living… We don’t know when or exactly where those balls will land or how we’ll deal with them until circumstances arise.

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    Organizing Files and Procrastination- Tip 3

    Tuesday, March 25, 2014

    Now let’s move on with the stacked papers on the left side of the desk – papers that didn’t fit into any category. If you’re just joining the series, click here to catch up on Filing.Filing is a huge part of organizing; whether it’s personal

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    Closet Perfection

    Monday, March 3, 2014

    Everyone I’ve ever known has issues with their closets, drawers, files, and supplies.

    I have found over the years of working with every kind of space imaginable that there are some inalienable truths.

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    Organizing Files – Tip 2*

    Saturday, March 1, 2014

    A place for everything and everything in its place.  – Benjamin Franklin

    Owning a file cabinet  is a must.  This may seem obvious to some of you but many people don’t have one, so don’t feel bad if you’re one of them….

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    Organizing 101: Tip 1

    Tuesday, February 25, 2014

    TAKE FIVE SOLID MINUTES EACH DAY to go through papers that are on your desk. Try to pull them together in some kind of pile in front of you if you can.

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    Get It Done! Special

    Thursday, February 20, 2014

    “GET IT DONE!” 
    6 Hour Organizing Session – Just $250

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  • Piles_of_Paper

    Clearing Clutter

    Monday, January 27, 2014

    Do you have PROCRASTINITUS?  Most of us promise ourselves we’ll get to ‘that’ someday but that day never comes, and before long we’re buried in clutter.

    This is what I call Pile Crisis Syndrome©. Here’s how it usually happens:

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