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Artist

Art teacher: Your son is, like, an artistic genius.  But, he’s disruptive in class.  I need him to take it down a notch. Me: Yeah, it’s like that in school, too.  I don’t really know what to tell you, but … Continue reading

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One Small Thing

My house is a disaster.  There is clutter everywhere.  The worst part is that when I clean a room, or part of a room, it is just as messy the very next day.  And when I say ‘clean’, I really … Continue reading

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Practical Party Planning

I had been thinking about my daughters’ first birthday party for a while, but only in an abstract way.  I knew I wanted to have it at our house, with all of our immediate family.  I didn’t think much about … Continue reading

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Panic

It’s back.  Creeping over me while I’m asleep.  I wake up in a wave of fear.  My heart is beating fast, my arms have a numb, tingly feeling, and my palms are sweating.  I concentrate on my breathing.  If I … Continue reading

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More

I will never forget a particular conversation I had many years ago at a party.  I was living in South Carolina, and the party was on Sullivan’s Island, in a house right on the beach.  I remember thinking how amazing … Continue reading

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Project Simplify Week 3: Closet and Drawer Results!

This week was about cleaning a few smaller areas.  I’ve been trying to keep up the general appearance of the house since we are having a birthday party here next weekend, plus the weather has been so beautiful that we’ve … Continue reading

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Project Simplify: Week 3

This week we are focusing on closets, drawers, counter tops, or wherever paper clutters up your work area.  I am going to focus on the hallway closet, and a few kitchen drawers which have become ‘junk drawers’.  If I don’t … Continue reading

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Project Simplify: Kids Stuff – Results!

My kitchen eating area is clear, and my family room is organized! This project was really easy for me, because I didn’t have to donate or throw anything out, due to the excuse that there’s another baby coming and he … Continue reading

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The Project Simplify Challenge: Week 1, Kid’s Stuff

I have been following Simple Mom’s blog for a while now, and she is again doing the Project Simplify Challenge.  I have a feeling that Simple Mom’s house is nowhere near as cluttered (and dusty) as mine, but I think … Continue reading

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Our House Was Staged

We are on the road to selling our house.  It took us four months to get it ready for selling, because we are lazy, but it’s finally on the market.  And by on the market, I mean we put a … Continue reading

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