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Keep organized while cooking

The Jewish holidays are upon us and many people will be doing a lot of cooking in the coming days. How can you keep your kitchen clean and organized when you are cooking for a big family meal? Start with a clean slate (or kitchen) You know there will soon be a mess, but start […]

Repurposing things from around your home can actually reduce clutter

Repurposing things around the house to become useful again

Instead of buying new things, reusing or repurposing items around your home can make something new. It can be fun to find new ways to use what you already have. And, you won’t be adding to your clutter. People have gone way outside the box and created things like turning old TVs into terrariums or […]

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Tips & Tricks: Sweet 16

August 2020: Sweet 16“If you want happiness for an hour – take a nap. If you want happiness for a day – go fishing. If you want happiness for a year – inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime – help someone else .”   — Chinese Proverb Aim 4 Order was launched […]

Decluttering doesn't have to be an all day affair

10 decluttering tasks you can do quickly

Spending hours or days organizing can give you big results. Unfortunately, most of us don’t have the stamina or time to spend doing it. Here are some decluttering jobs you can do in 10-30 minutes. Kitchen counters Your counters should be clear of everything not used on a daily basis. For example, you can leave […]

11 things can you purge right now!

Some of us are still spending a lot of time at home. Are there things you are tripping over that you never use? Do you have art pieces that are more dust than art? Now is the perfect time to do a summer purge. Outdated clothing Look through your closet. Consider each piece and when […]

Living cash free has its hazards

Cash free living can be dangerous

One night you are watching television and a commercial comes on for an interesting product that you think you might want. Your phone is nearby so you look up the item just to see what is being said about it. It’s easy to buy things, especially on Amazon where your credit card information is stored. […]

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The Final Chapter

July 2020 Negotiating through the final chapter in a loved one’s life can be difficult. “We understand death only after it has placed its hands on someone we love.”    – Madame de Stael It’s difficult to find a quote to introduce this month’s topic. Death is not typically an uplifting conversation starter, but it’s an […]

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Organizing the kitchen while social distancing

Since we started quarantining and social distancing in March, Americans have been spending more money on food, cooking more homemade meals and spending a lot more time in the kitchen. So, organizing the kitchen is more important now. The pantry Go through your pantry and organize the food. Start by looking for expired items and […]

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Summer closet clean out

Summer is here and while the world is slowly reopening, many of us are still spending a lot of time at home. Seems like a great time to organize your closet. Attack your closet, one section at a time This is going to take a while, so be prepared. In order to really get your […]

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Making the most of your attic storage space

Attics are a tricky storage zone because they are not the best place to keep a lot of items. But if you know what works well in the attic, you can make the most of the space you have available. Not recommended: Electronics The temperatures can get very high in your attic storage area and […]