Category Archives: De-cluttering/Organizing

The trials and tribulations of getting all the paper under control and easily accessible. Includes some tips and processes that you might find useful

I’m Back — hopefully — maybe?

Carol, Eleanor, Ben — I hope you haven’t given up on me. It’s been a long time since my last blog post in August and it’s been a hard  six months. After my back injury  seemed to be better I … Continue reading

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Still Trying to Find the Balance

I can tell summertime is not going to be my best season for writing because disruptions and distractions abound. Most of our family birthdays occur during the summer and fall months. In addition there are holidays like the Fourth of … Continue reading

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Simplify Life: Choose a Theme

Back when I was homeschooling my children and needing a supplemental income and involved in lay ministry with my church and doing too much and completely overwhelmed and tired and complaining and tearing my hair out and complaining and….  Well … Continue reading

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The Backsliding Blogger

I’ve come to the conclusion that making a commitment to blog every weekday (M-F) is akin to making New Year Resolutions — well-intentioned but difficult to carry out. You probably noticed tnat there has not been a blog post since … Continue reading

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The Obstruction of Life

Life continues apace. Sometimes it overwhelms — especially if you’re the type of person that likes being involved in things. That’s me. I know how to say “no” when I’m asked to do things for people or get involved in … Continue reading

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Learning to De-clutter

I write all sorts of little notes to myself…. websites, books I’ve heard about, contact information for people or businesses. The notes pile up in front of my computer until they get tall enough to get in the way. Then … Continue reading

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