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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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Guest blog post by Sofia Lewis With a busy lifestyle and endless to-do lists, it can be easy to neglect your home. Time passes and before you know it, clutter can take over your house.... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Your Life. Organized.
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Surround yourself with the dreamers and the doers, the believers and thinkers, but most of all, surround yourself with those who see the greatness within you, even when you don’t see it yourself. ~Edmund Lee... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Your Life. Organized.
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Guest post by Elizabeth Dodson Have you ever wondered where certain items were in your home? Ever thought that you might have an item you couldn't find so you purchased another one just like it?... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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Champions do not become champions when they win the event, but in the hours, weeks, months and years they spend preparing for it. The victorious performance itself is merely the demonstration of their championship character.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
Juls, I'm glad my post garnered so many adjectives! I am not a person who gets THAT attached to stuff, but this sweater thing is kind of hurting my heart. Oh well. It's only money (and a beautiful sweater!) Thanks for your comment!
Hi Hazel thanks for your comment. You can tell how sad I am about my sweater! Boooooo moths!
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December 8, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt uttered these words in response to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. President Roosevelt's speech would usher in the United States' involvement in World War II and by... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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When I pulled the brand new, neatly folded Talbot's turtleneck out of my closet Thanksgiving morning, it still had tags on it. With its 100% Merino wool construction, its aqua blue and rich teal color,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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Once you have a clear picture of your priorities- that is values, goals, and high leverage activities- organize around them. ~Stephen Covey, Success Expert PS: Follow me on Twitter and Facebook and if you like... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday partly because there's no stress around buying gifts. Let's hear it for a no-clutter holiday! Secondly, I love Thanksgiving because I am all-in about the concept of gratitude! Finally, if... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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"Enthusiasm is one of the most powerful engines of success. When you do a thing, do it with your might. Put your whole soul into it. Stamp it with your own personality. Be active, be... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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Guest blog post by my friend and colleague Hazel Thorton. I love nothing more than a clean, tidy, organized home! But those are three completely different things: Clean = the absence of dirt, dust, grime,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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"The experienced mountain climber is not intimidated by a mountain - he is inspired by it. The persistent winner is not discouraged by a problem - he is challenged by it. Mountains are created to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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Guest blog by my colleague Carrie Peeples Do you feel like you've got a million things swirling through your brain? Do you need a few more hours in the day to get it all done?... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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"We all possess more power and greater possibilities than we realize, and visualizing is one of the greatest of these powers." Genevieve Behrend 1881-1960, Author PS: Follow me on Twitter and Facebook and if you... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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Guest blog post by Sarah Kellner Using simple household items for something above and beyond their intended purpose makes me feel a special kind of warm and fuzzy. It satisfies my creative energy, organizational urges,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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"To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone, and a funny bone." Reba McEntire Singer, Songwriter, and Actress PS: Follow me on Twitter and Facebook and if you like this information,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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Guest post by my colleague Nancy Borg How many times have you said “I’ll get to this or that in my spare time?” Too often, I fear. We cram our schedules with jam-packed to-do’s and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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"Your past cannot be changed, but you can change your tomorrow by your actions today." David McNally Author and Speaker PS: Follow me on Twitter and Facebook and if you like this information, share it... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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Guest blog post by my friend and colleague Hazel Thornton “Friends, Acquaintances and Strangers” is a popular method of de-cluttering, introduced by Judith Kolberg in her book Conquering Chronic Disorganization. This game can be played... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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"Forget yesterday - it has already forgotten you. Don't sweat tomorrow - you haven't even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift - today." Steve Maraboli Author and Speaker... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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Guest blog post by Sofia Lewis We may dream of massive bedrooms, with king-sized beds and lavish design featuring the latest in furniture options and diversity. Well, if all of this is beyond your reach... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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"The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavour." Vince Lombardi 1913-1970 Legendary Football Coach PS: Follow me on Twitter and Facebook... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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On my sweet man's birthday, I chose this quote because I like to think this is how we roll...I love you, Mr. King. "Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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"Oh that's so cute!" "Cute" is one of those words we women tend to assign to all manner of things from a fluffy puppy to peep-toe heels and everything in between. In my younger days... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.