Many people have the good sense to carry cash in their wallet at all times for an emergency. But what happens if you are without your wallet, just had it stolen, or some other emergency which prevents you from using cash kept in your wallet? One of the reasons I always walk with […]
We live in a world where we have the means to be “Do-It-Yourselfers.” Sometimes this is great and can save you a lot of money. It can also give you a wonderful sense of accomplishment and creativity. We even have instructional YouTube videos showing people how to do just about anything these days.
I’m old enough to remember life before email. Nowadays we have to deal with both email and regular mail. In order to stay organized and de-clutter, the “Touch Once” concept dictates that you deal with your regular paper mail immediately instead of allowing letters and junk mail to pile up somewhere in your house […]
Most people seek out de-cluttering and organizing advice for themselves. But I’ve noticed a few book titles which address the issue of how to deal with another person whose clutter can affect you. The most common scenario is likely the home environment, where a spouse or other family member has clutter issues even to […]
We live in a world where we have the means to be “Do-It-Yourselfers.” Sometimes this is great and can save you a lot of money. It can also give you a wonderful sense of accomplishment and creativity. We even have instructional YouTube videos showing people how to do just about anything these days. I […]
There is a popular saying, that if you want help in getting something done: Ask a busy person.
This may sound counter-intuitive, since the busy person would be too busy to help you, right? Well, the meaning behind this statement is that the busy person gets a lot accomplished because they are motivated and probably […]
This old phrase, “Cleanliness is next to Godliness” was spoken by theologian John Wesley in the 1700’s. The notion is that after worshipping the Creator, keeping yourself clean is one of the most important manifestations of showing love or respect for the Creator.
Each of us can take something from this saying or interpret it […]
Some people who love writing will find that writing their first book is daunting and maybe even excruciating when they finally get around to starting it.This is not the same as having “writer’s block.” No matter what, after the first book has been done, any succeeding books will be much easier. It’s a learned […]
Years ago I used to travel for work more than I do now. And as a result, I eventually created a “travel list” which I saved as a document in my computer. Why create a similar list over and over? Why worry that I might forget something that I need to take? In […]
Much of what I have to write about having an organized kitchen will be common sense and no surprise. But I also bet that many people have an unorganized kitchen, by default, because when we move into a new home, many people shove things in the nearest cabinet or drawer, just to get things […]