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Avoid the procrastination habit!

May 1, 2011

We’re all guilty of some type of procrastination. The best way to deal with it is to process the task immediately. When you come home, immediately put all the groceries away. If you get junk mail, throw it out, don’t let it accumulate before you decide what to do with it. File important mail immediately.…

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

February 1, 2011

Valentine’s Day is February 14th!! It’s more than just bringing home a dozen roses or a card to your loved one. Investing more than a few moments to think of a special gift pays off. If you’re on a budget, a hand made gift certificate to provide anything from a massage to walking the dog…

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February is Archive your Files Month

February 1, 2011

Determine what to keep Keep records retention guidelines in mind Some papers can be tossed IMMEDIATELY (Don’t forget to shred documents that contain personal information.) Stash important documents in safety deposit boxes or a home safe TODAY.

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7 Day Countdown to the Holidays

December 1, 2010

Here are step by step tips for the one week countdown prior to Christmas (or any other major holiday)! 7 days out – gather and wash holiday plates, bowls, platters for the big feast 6 days out – make room in the fridge for holiday dishes 5 days out – wash sheets, towels and face…

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Four Ways to Add More Space in Your Closet

November 1, 2010

Here are four ways to add more space in their closet: Look for unused space above or below and put up a new shelf or a rod Use the back of your doors for hanging pockets or a slack rack Add a small chest of drawers in an awkward nook Think outside the closet and add an…

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Do you spend too much time trying to organize and tidy the house each day?

October 1, 2010

Spend only 10 minutes per chore (changing sheets, folding laundry, doing dishes). Use a timer and when it goes off, stop and go onto the next one. You can finish the chore later in the day, i.e. after work. Better yet, get the hubby or kids to chip in. (spouses and children are trainable!) You…

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A very simple/easy new year’s resolution

January 1, 2010

Get rid of any object you describe by saying “I would use that if…” or “I used to use that, but….” That means you do not use it. Look around your home and clear the clutter this year.

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