Start Your School Year Off Right!

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White Dry Erase Monthly CalendarMany of you who read this blog have children or teens going back to school this time of year. Now is the perfect time to put together a Family Command Center.

Some time back, I gave some helpful Tips for a Family Command Center. Stacks and Stacks has a new product that is a great first step in creating your own command center.

It’s the  White Dry Erase Monthly Calendar – by Brewster Home Fashions. This is truly a gem! Read more

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Commonly Saved Items You Need to Throw Out Now!

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too much stuffHave you ever seen A&E’s Emmy-nominated reality program Hoarders? If you’re like me, you watch with fascination people whose lives have been overrun by clutter, all the while thinking, “I could never become so attached to stuff!” But the truth is we all hold on to items that simply need to be trashed (or donated or recycled). Read more

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Product of the Week: For the Uber Organized

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Fat Cat ChargerAnyone who knows me knows I like gadgets, organization, and ultimate efficiency. And what I DON’T like is clutter in any form, especially gadgets and cords. So imagine how excited I was to find the Fat Cat Solstice II!

It’s got everything!! The tough and efficient Fat Cat Solstice II is a versatile gadget charger that can operate through an included wall adapter or use solar power – which means you will never be stuck without a charge again!

Here’s the techie stuff: Read more

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A Legacy of “Stuff” (Part 3)

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bowlIn A Legacy of “Stuff” (part 1) and A Legacy of “Stuff” (part 2), we discussed what to do with the “stuff” left behind by someone who passed away. It was hard to write and hard for you to read. Now let’s move into an even MORE difficult area — the stuff that WE will leave behind. (By the way, I can’t find any material already written on this subject. Apparently, everyone else also thinks it’s hard to write about.)If you plan to leave something to the next generation or to your friends, do some very good communicating with them now to see if they would want it. If not, realize that your cherished items might be more burden than bounty to people you love. Most of all, let them know what is important or valuable, so they don’t decide everything you own is clutter, and toss it out. Read more

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