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Win Six Months of Free Storage with Clutter!

In Asian cultures, celebrating the new year includes getting organized and clearing out the clutter. In this multi-culti home we celebrate several new years, and each is a new opportunity to simplify our lives. I’m a firm believer in clear house/clear mind.Clutter1_timetocallclutter

So last week I finally dealt with all the baby stuff. Yes, the “factory is closed” but I’ve been hanging on to much of it till my best friend had her baby. Guess what? She had her baby! This crap is hers now! 

Unfortunately, unloading it on her wasn’t as easy as I thought it would be.

She couldn’t take it.

She doesn’t have a place to store it. Her storage unit is full. But I don’t have room either. My closets and garage are overflowing with the things that occupy older, school-aged children. Continue Reading…

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The Study

We call it the study. But that’s not quite it. The study. The walls aren’t forest green with dark walnut moulding.  It’s not filled with old legal books and vintage atlases. It does not smell of tobacco.The Study_1

What this room truly is is a 3-fer. An office, a sewing room and a guest room. But cramming three rooms into one has taken time. And it done been ugly. Continue Reading…