Category Archive for "simplicity"

Four Quick Tips to Find Freedom From Clutter

Happy Independence Day to my fellow Americans.  It was a process, but in 1776 we finally became free of the things that no longer served us. It’s a long story, and not one I care to go into here, as

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How to Keep Track of Tools Used for Gardening

Despite my best efforts, I sometimes find myself in the garden missing some of the tools used for gardening. This will happen when I don’t use the systems I have put in place to keep track of the tools used

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How A Meal Plan Can Help Build Your Small Business

  Three of my favorite things about having a meal plan are I always have an answer when someone asks “what’s for dinner” I find I spend less time in the meal making process, which means I have more time

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How To Simplify Your Spring Cleaning

Did you know the age-old tradition of Spring Cleaning has both cultural and religious origins? The Washington Post says that back in the 1800’s when homes were lit with oil lamps. that things got pretty greasy and grimy inside the house.

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13 Essentials for Your Laundry Area

Some of us have laundry rooms. Some of us have laundry areas. And some of us have neither. If you are without one at this time, this post will still be helpful for your future laundry area.   Here are

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What’s Up in the Packrat World?

packrat noun a ratlike rodent that accumulates a mound of sticks and debris in the nest hole, native to North and Central America. NORTH AMERICAN derogatory – a person who saves unnecessary objects or hoards things. The way I look at it,

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How To Be A Winner at Game Organization

  What’s your favorite game to play at home? Do you like to play with the kids? By yourself? With other adults? Can you find your games and game accessories? Do each of your card decks still have 52 cards? Are

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Are YOU a Creature of Habit?

[hab-it] noun 1. an acquired behavior pattern regularly followed until it has become almost involuntary: We all have habits. Ones we can be proud of, and some, maybe not so proud of. One habit I am not so proud of, as far as clutter goes anyway, is leaving my shoes

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Are You Organized?

  Hello everyone!  It’s been awhile. The last few months of 2013 brought with them some health issues that shall I say, kind of took over my life.  Luckily, I was still able to do hands-on organizing but had little energy

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The Household Hub

  What exactly is a Household Hub?  What kinds of things will one find here? My definition of a Household Hub is where everyone in the family goes to find important information that pertains to the household and those in

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