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Wellness Wednesday – The Clothes In My Closet

In September 2011, after I’d lost 60 lbs and had crossed the arbitrary dividing line between a 2 or a 1 at the beginning of my weight, I finally decided to get rid of my bigger clothes. I’d held onto … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – A Blessed 90 Minutes

On Sunday, we began the “fall cleaning” process just a little bit early. In Texas, deep cleaning tends to happen in the fall because no one has been able to open the windows for six months due to heat, and … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Building My Happy Place

One of my goals this year is to meditate more often. I’d begun to get into the habit back in the fall of 2017, but fell away from it before I’d gotten far enough in for it to be a … Continue reading

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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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