More Than Resolutions: Resist Consumerism

Join us all month for 31 Days of Organizing for a Better 2010! Before we can talk about ways to resist consumerism, we have to first define it. Without looking it up, I would define consumerism as an overwhelming focus or value placed on stuff. Today at Simple Kids, Megan is sharing her thoughts on…

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More Than Resolutions: Volunteer More

Join us all month for 31 Days of Organizing for a Better 2010! In the wake of the devastating earthquake in Haiti, this seems like an appropriate topic for today. Volunteering to help the victims of the earthquake may not be feasible for everyone, but be sure to check out this list of places to…

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More Than Resolutions: Find a New Job

Join us all month for 31 Days of Organizing for a Better 2010! Although I know there's been backlash with the whole, "You can be anything you want to be" phenomenon, with people pointing out that not everyone really can be an  NBA star or rocket scientist, I am a huge proponent of taking control…

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More Than Resolutions

Happy New Year! It's hard to believe it's 2010 already when it seems like just yesterday that we were all holding our breath as we waited for the clock to strike midnight and ring in Y2K. But here we are. January 1st, 2010. A day of new beginnings. Resolutions. Hopes and goals for a better…

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Question of the Day: What Are You Thankful For?

I hope this will be our most popular question of the day to-date! This Thanksgiving, what are you thankful for? What small blessings? What big blessings? What surprise blessings? What trials and hardships? I'm starting my list in the comments, and I can't wait to read yours as well!

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Question of the Day: Are You a Perfectionist?

As we've started talking about home management notebooks this week, a lot of you have said, "I've been meaning to start one, but..." It got me thinking about the things get between us and getting organized. I know my perfectionism is an obstacle in my own life because I never want to start something unless…

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Quick Tip: Where Do You Do Your Best Thinking?

Tara from Deal Seeking Mom and I have been joking for years that all of our best ideas come to us in the shower. Maybe it's because that's the only time that there are no little people vying for our attention! It turns out we're not the only ones, and Jeri recently shared some options…

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