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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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How to remove a jar lid jammed in a sink

Have you ever had the opportunity to take an axe to your kitchen sink? Wish you could? If you hate dishes as much as I do, perhaps you too have fantasized about doing just that… Well I recently did – but … 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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Outsourcing a “wife”

If you are a working mother, you know that you do not have enough time in your week. And you are not alone! In this article Get a Wife, that Leah McLaren wrote for McLean’s Magazine , March 2012, she … Continue reading

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Gift-giving all year-round

In December, my Organizing calendar suggested that “to prevent the embarrassment of receiving a gift from a friend and not having one to give, but a few small items to have available as last-minute gifts. … Wrap these gifts and label … Continue reading

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It’s party season

I love this time of year as it is a time of celebration and I am a natural “party girl”. I picked up the Globe and Mail yesterday and read some great inspiring suggestions for holiday drinks paired with food (more … Continue reading

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