Category Archives: Organizing

De-cluttering using Feng Shui

Within hours I felt the “energy” of my space change from negative to positive, using the bagua and Feng Shui principles described in Karen Kingston’s uplifting book: Clear Your Clutter with Feng Shui. I tackled months of clutter that had piled up over the winter months in my creative studio and office. I felt free again… Continue reading

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New Beginnings

Happy New Year! This morning, I was excited about the fact that it was a new year and was anticipating all of the new things that I was going to do. I think everyone looks forward to today because it … Continue reading

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I have the corner office now

A writer needs a comfortable space to work. This, however, could well be the smallest office space I have ever had – but it works. And it demonstrates that you do not need a lot of space to be creative.

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Lunching can be fun

Labour Day signals the end of summer in Canada as everyone returns to school and work. It also signals the return to new, or shall I say old, routines like making lunches. While this is considered a chore for some, … Continue reading

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Old clothes = more guilt

I look forward to the change of seasons. It’s time to freshen my look with clothes that have been put away for six months or so. But sometimes I am surprised that the things I put away don’t have the … Continue reading

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Part 5 – A De-cluttered Bathroom

I am finally finished reading the Good Housekeeping article – 31 days to Decluttered – which ends in the bathroom – one of the most difficult places to keep organized especially when the whole family uses it. Check out these 6 tips…

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Part 4 – A De-cluttered Entrance

This article in Good Housekeeping gave 7 excellent ideas for keeping your front hallway de-cluttered.

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Part 3 – A De-cluttered Kitchen

I am still reading my Good Housekeeping article on de-luttering and I am on the “kitchen” section today. Sometimes keeping this part of my home de-cluttered is more a dream than a reality. However, I consider myself an expert-in-the-field because … Continue reading

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Part 2 – A De-cluttered Library

The weekend has rolled around and it’s cleaning time for me. So after my cuppa coffee was enjoyed, the micro-fibre rags and the wool duster made their appearance. As I tackled the book shelves (always first for some reason), I was … Continue reading

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Part 1 – A De-cluttered Living-room

Over coffee this snowy morning, I picked up the January 2013 Good Housekeeping magazine that was lying around. I know the reason I bought it was the cover title: “Clutter Free! Have the whole house organized in a month.” I … Continue reading

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