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Sanctuary

About eighteen months ago, I began to KonMari my house based on the principles in The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. The experience took several months, and I learned a lot about myself during that time. I figured I was … Continue reading

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Spark Joy, by Marie Kondo

Subtitled: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up This is a follow-up to The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, which I read and loved last summer. I spent six months last year doing a giant … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – No place like home?

June. What a crazy month! Travel: first to Houston the last weekend of May, followed by a week at the coast in early June, followed by two weeks in Wisconsin, ending on July 4th. I think I spent more days … Continue reading

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KonMari Round 2: Photos

This is my very last KonMari post. I promise. I mentioned during round one of this whole process that I skipped the digital versions of my photos. Back in fall 2013, I’d spent months with my 25+ photo albums, culling, sorting, … Continue reading

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KonMari Round Two

My first round of the KonMari tidying process took three months, July through September. By the time I was done, I knew I would need a second round, because I’d learned a lot about myself and my stuff since then. … Continue reading

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KonMari Wrap-up: Lessons Learned

I’ve learned quite a bit over the last few months, and have talked about many of those lessons through multiple posts now. Though I’m not entirely done with the Great Tidy-My-Life Project, this will likely be my last KonMari post**, … Continue reading

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KonMari, Part VI: Storage

There are a couple of main principles to storage espoused in The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: Store only after all disposal is done. Stack vertically instead of horizontally. Don’t keep things tucked away in places you’ll never see or … Continue reading

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