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MonicaRicci
I'm an organizing and clutter expert, speaker, author and corporate spokesperson
Interests: Shooting, baseball, food, board games, playing cards, travel, wine, cats, food, hockey, food, reading, food. Did I mention food?
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Would you rather get a dental filling or a root canal? If you’ve ever had a root canal, you already know a filling is always the better option! They're much less expensive and less painful... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at Your Life. Organized.
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"I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like most -- to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It's probably the most important thing in a person." Audrey... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Your Life. Organized.
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"Many of us are afraid to follow our passions, to pursue what we want most because it means taking risks and even facing failure. But to pursue your passion with all your heart and soul... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
Hazel YES the broken windows theory exactly!! Great -- thank you for reminding me of that! What a perfect correlation! I'm not sure why the wikipedia link in your comment doesn't really say much about it, but this one does: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broken_windows_theory ~ Monica
Toggle Commented Sep 6, 2014 on Does Messy Beget Messy? at Your Life. Organized.
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If you lie down with dogs, you wake up with fleas. Birds of a feather flock together. To these well known phrases I'd like to add my own: "Messy begets messy." Sure it's not as... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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"I dare you to be a lot more confident and stay on the bridge when everybody else is jumping off of it." Anthony Armstrong Singer, Songwriter, Philanthropist PS: Follow me on Twitter and Facebook and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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"A great burden was lifted from my shoulders the day I realized that no one owes me anything." Harry Browne 1933-2006 Author and Politician PS: Follow me on Twitter and Facebook and if you like... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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Parenting is all about allowing your kids to grow into healthy, responsible, mature young adults in a safe and loving home. To that end, knowing when to say no to your children is crucial, not... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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"Fix your eyes forward on what you can do, not back on what you cannot change." Tom Clancy 1947-2013, Author PS: Follow me on Twitter and Facebook and if you like this information, share it... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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Today's Myth: Organizing Products Are Expensive Getting organized often means you need tools and products to get the job done. Oh sure, you can break the bank on fancy schmancy organizing products but there are... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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"I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions." Stephen Covey 1932-2012 Author and Speaker PS: Follow me on Twitter and Facebook and if you like this information, share... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
Hey thanks Hazel! Back in the day I used to do almost all my clients' Container Store ELFA installations. I actually kind of enjoyed it. This one was my own though and I can't tell you how much of a difference it's made in my ability to live in my home! Thanks for your comment! XO Monica
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Need more pantry space? I did too and I'll show you how I built it myself using The Container Store's ELFA system! Thanks for sharing and here's to your simpler life! PS: Follow me on... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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"What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead."... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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Decorating your home doesn’t have to mean a trip to a furniture store or expensive design elements. Many things you already have can be used to make your home look great. Even if you're not... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
Clare, I too really like the Semi-Kolon product line. The colors are lovely and the products seem well made. Thanks for your comments, girlfriend! XO ~ Monica
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"Gratitude is the sweetest thing in a seeker's life - in all human life. If there is gratitude in your heart, then there will be tremendous sweetness in your eyes." Sri Chinmoy 1931-2007 Indian Spiritual... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
Yahoo Sherry that's great that you can use this idea for card-making! Glad to help! :o) ~ Monica
Ooh Hazel good ideas for the clear stackers! I liked them so much I bought two more stacks and I haven't yet figured out what to use them for! Thanks for your comment! ~ Monica
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Confession: I love to travel. I hate my jewelry roll. There I said it. Did you ever keep using something you don't really like just because you have it? Yep. I've been using a jewelry... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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"I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it." Maya Angelou 1928-2014 Author and Poet PS: Follow me on Twitter and Facebook and if you like this... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
Thanks! I really like the item too and I was so happy to have been able to customize and adapt it to fit my needs! A little creative thinking goes a long way! ~ Monica
Toggle Commented Jul 17, 2014 on How Can You Adapt? at Your Life. Organized.
Haha thanks Sydney for the comment. It WAS fun! :o) ~ Monica
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My interview with my pal Peter Walsh. Bear in mind this contest is way over, but I love Peter and am so glad we got an opportunity to chat! PS: Follow me on Twitter and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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"I shall pass through this world but once. Any good, therefore, that I can do or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.