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Simplify your space create order & reduce stressMarcia Ramsland’s book annoys me. I unfortunately find it an “Of course you can” book. “Of course you can” books always work on a premise of “this is simple, there’s no reason on Earth why you can’t do this.” They also tend to be one-size-fits-all. ...
04/14/2021
Stop Clutter from Stealing Your LifeMike Nelson has written a painfully honest autobiographical account of his life as an extreme clutterer. That honesty is something that other clutterers MUST read, because I think it can give them hope. Nelson convincingly documents that a very disorganized per...
04/07/2021
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Granny Frump. Grandmama Addams. Grandma Georgina and Grandma Josephine. Nana Fern Schaeffer. Grandma Moses. And now Margareta Magnusson, who I dub "Grandma Organizer." Ms. Magnusson is the author of The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning, and best I can tell the first to illustrate this particu...
04/02/2021
This looks wonderful. The Playful Creative Summit. "THE virtual summit for entrepreneurs, business owners, play-oriented professionals and anyone who is curious about playfulness and creativity!"
04/01/2021
Storage Made EasyI wish there were a new, therefore easy-to-find edition of Candace Ord Manroe’s 1995 work - not January 1, 1820, which, WORD-OF-HONOR, is the publication date Amazon currently assigns the book. I was hoping Uncluttered: Storage Room-by-Room might be newer, but sadly, not really -...
03/31/2021
2nd shot scheduled 4/28/2021. I'm on my way!
03/31/2021
I don't like purses. Can not stand purses. Purses are pains-in-the-__________. If I could shove everything I need in a wallet, I'd be a cheerful human. I fiercely prefer knapsacks, but I can't justify carting a knapsack around when I'm not carrying my computer, and knapsacks aren't as easy to hid...
03/29/2021
I'm spending down the strawberry jello, checking a couple of boxes off my anti-shopping list. There'll be bittersweet embarrassment if I ever find out I've accidentally taken someone else's idea: bitter because I'm proud of the idea, sweet because it'll mean I read so many darn organizing books I...
03/25/2021
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The ICD Guide to Challenging Disorganization For Professional Organizers, Kate Varness, CPO-CD, MA, EditorThis book, written and edited by organizing specialists, ADHD experts and psychologists, is a primer for people who are trying to understand individuals who suffer from particularly complex o...
03/24/2021
Folks, Safeway Monopoly started on March 3. And I didn't notice until March 16. Hadn't put a reminder on my calendar to watch for the first day. Didn't notice any of the tell-all labels on shelves. Me, the Olympian who's already posted nine times about this ridiculous obsession of mine. And I don...
03/17/2021