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No More Junk Mail: Getting Off The Mailing Lists

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I found this pretty all-inclusive link for getting yourself (address, email, phone) off the Direct Marketing Association lists. Getting off these lists will cut down on the junk mail you get coming in the door that clutters up your counters! Check out this link to do just that: DMA Choice: Consumer Information and Preference Services

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Meeting a Stationery Designer and Pioneer

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Recently I had the distinct pleasure of meeting Ms. Chris Plantan, Architect and Founder of russell+hazel, at a Design Presentation & Trunk Show. The event was hosted by Office, a local retail shop and gallery in Portland, Oregon. Ms. Plantan and her VP of Sales cheerfully shared some creative processes, enlightening information about the office […]

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Simple Pleasures: Homemade Goodies

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The other day my podcast co-host and I took our kids, saddled them up in the car, stopped at the local coffee shop for a caffeine fix and took off to pick blackberries.  I love the summer & early fall, and usually try to take in as much fresh fruit & products from the Farmers’ Markets […]

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Spend More Time With Loved Ones in the New Year

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New Year Resolution #6: Spend More Time with Loved Ones This series is all about the top New Year Resolutions. One of those is “Get Organized”. Have you ever made this resolution? How did it go? Did you do a “crash & burn” weekend on Jan. 2nd and everything was back to the way it […]

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Product Review: Neat Receipts Scanner

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Have you seen Neat Receipts yet?  You have gotta check it out!  I just reviewed it for Sparkplugging (click to read the full article), and it’s also posted in Reviews section of the Neat Receipts website HERE. (Between PC World & Fortune Small Business I might add!!) A portable little piece of technology that cuts […]

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Compact Fluorescent Bulbs: Get On It!

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In response to Seth Godin’s challenge to blog about CF bulbs, here is my story…..and I’m stickin to it! So, I had a really bad experience with a mis-programmed thermostat basically blowing out our furnace computer. Let’s not talk about the gory details, suffice to say that wow, if your utility bills are high, call […]

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A Teacher Office Makeover & “Shaking Off the Sleepies”

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A couple things happening around the web I wanted to share with you all… Teacher Office Makeover This summer I had an incredible opportunity to work on a project with Portland Family Magazine.  I worked with a teacher on his office.  It was a great time, and the job turned out beautifully! 

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And There Was Light!

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Tip #8: Lighting: Have ample lighting so you can actually work in your home office. (Part of the 31 Days of Home Office Organizing Tips) I walk in the office, the blinds are pulled, and one small light is on.  Um, how can anyone work in here?  It’s like a tomb … with a computer.  […]

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Deals: russell+hazel & momAgenda

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Shopping for back to school or need some home office supplies?  Look at these coupons I just found for some great home office deals! 25% off russell+hazel purchases (ends 9/30/09) 20% off momAgenda (ends 9/15/09) Click here for the PDF coupon (Found the coupon link at www.frugallivingnw.com)

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3 Organizing Assumptions Debunked

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This guest post is by Jennifer Hofmann from InspiredHomeOffice.com. Recently, I was asked an interesting comment about organizing that I’d like to respond to: “The [question] that comes to mind here is how to persist. I can’t seem to hold the course more than 3 months….that seems to be my cycle. How do we organize […]

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