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So a trip to my local mall prompted me to step into a Papyrus store. So maybe I’m a little obsessed with paper products, but even in the age of information, nothing is as personal as a handwritten note sent by (*gasp*) snail mail. Meaning the sender took time to actually sit down and write out their thoughts with actual pen to paper… something I try and do often! So, if you’re looking for some absolutely gorgeous, high quality cards or stationery, check out www.papyrusonline.com!

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Organizing Papers in Your Purse or Briefcase

How To Organize

Ok, go get your purse, handbag or briefcase…..go ahead…..I’ll wait……*game show music*…..Ok, got it? Now, OPEN it. Do you have papers floating around, hiding in corners or filling up your pocketbook? Most of us do. But, there is a simple thing you can do that will corral all those little tidbits into one place. We’ll […]

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Quote of the Week: Be thankful

Quotes

On Thursdays I share a quote that I hope will inspire, make you think or just make you smile. Here is this week’s quote: “Rest and be thankful.” – Inscription on stone seat in the Scottish Highlands, and title of one of William Wordsworth’s poems

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What Does “Organized” Mean?

How To Organize

Lots of people want to get organized, and unfortunately (I was guilty) we get stuck into what a friend of mine calls, uh, “stuff” shifting.  So, we think or say things like: “I’ve GOT to get organized.” “My boss is driving me crazy and says he’ll fire me if I don’t clean this place up.” […]

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Quote of the Week: Civilization is…

Quotes

On Thursdays I share a quote that I hope will inspire, make you think or just make you smile. Here is this week’s quote: “Civilization is a limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessaries.” – Mark Twain

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6 Steps to Destress

Time Management

Feeling stressed?  Maybe there is something you should or shouldn’t be doing.  If you’re shouldering your share of stress, here’s some tips to help you de-stress and take a load off. Do something that makes you happy. When was the last time you did something you truly enjoy? Read a book that wasn’t work-related (ok, […]

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How Cool is This? Me, a Featured Interior Refiner!

Home Office Design Ideas

I checked my email this morning and I have been selected as a featured Interior Refiner on www.interiorrefiners.com for the month of June!  I am completely flattered and honored! The Interior Refiner Network has been a wonderful source of camaraderie and information on the interior redesign industry.  Thanks IRN! If you would like to utilize […]

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Simplicity is a State of Mind

How To Organize

A while ago, I read a post on a blog (now offline) Work at Home Balance entitled: “Simplifying Your Life: When Less is More”. This part was my favorite: “Make time for simplicity. Even if we can’t completely simplify our lives, we can definitely make time to connect with ourselves in quiet, simple ways. Things […]

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Label Tags: 5 Quick Steps to Make Your Own

How To Organize

I love to label things to make them easier to find, and sometimes I like to make mine a little more original.    I did this simple little project in about 10 minutes.  Here’s what you need and how you do it: What you need: Tags Rub-on letters Ribbon or string

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Get Organized In The New Year: 6 Steps To Get Started

How To Organize

Ready to get organized? If you’ve decided that this year is the year you are going to get organized, you’re not alone. “Get organized” is one of the top ten new year resolutions. Have you made this one before? Been unsuccessful? Don’t stress! It is possible to get organized and stay that way (which I’m […]

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