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5 Questions That Will Help You Get Rid Of Clutter

Right now I’m hooked on the Marie Kondo television series on Netflex – “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.”  The series is based on the organization methods detailed in Marie’s bestselling book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up:  The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing.  If you have a chance to watch even just one episode,…

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Home Project: Stair Runners

For years we had carpet on our stairs and second floor living area.  It was a light colored carpet.  The type of light colored carpet that shows all manner of dirt and stains.  Let’s just say that with two kids and a dog, the carpet had seen better days. After a while vacuuming and shampooing…

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DIY Love in a Jar

Keeping My Head Above Water

My kids are now teenagers and over the years they’ve made some wonderful, precious gifts for me that stole my heart over and over again. These gifts were usually craft projects made at school for special holidays like Christmas or Mother’s Day. I’ve kept significant pieces as a way to hang on to that moment…

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