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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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"We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about." Charles Kingsley, Writer 1819-1875 PS: Follow... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Your Life. Organized.
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You walk into your home, grocery bags in hand and as you close the door behind you, the sound of running water greets you. Dropping your bags, you run around the house in search of... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Your Life. Organized.
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"Whatever you want to do, do it now. There are only so many tomorrows." Michael Landon 1936-1991, Actor PS: Follow me on Twitter and Facebook and if you like this information, share it by clicking... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
I hear ya sister! There is always something else to do, I know, especially when you have kids at home. All any of us can do is our best, though right? Thanks for coming by and sharing your thoughts! ~ Monica
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Have you ever woken up with the feeling that it would just be “one of those days” and then magically it was? Your mind is a powerful thing. The language you use (both in thought... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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"There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living." Nelson Mandela 1918-2013, President of South Africa, Revolutionary, and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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It's the time again! Join me, along with with Vicky & Jen and our sponsor Organized Living, for our new episode of The Big O: SPRING CLEANING! We'll fill you in on four often overlooked... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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"Success is not a destination: It is a journey. The happiest people I know are those who are busy working toward specific objectives. The most bored and miserable people I know are those who are... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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Two years ago some dear friends of ours moved from a beautiful 5600 square-foot mountainside estate home in Northern Virginia to an equally fabulous 2200 square-foot bungalow on a golf course in coastal South Carolina.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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"Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are." Marianne Williamson Author and Speaker PS: Follow me on Twitter and Facebook and if you like this information,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
Alberto, that is a good one! You're so right -- mastering our thoughts is the key but it isn't always easy. With practice though, I have found that positive thinking becomes more of the default than negative. It does take practice and repetition. Thank you for leaving your thoughts! ~Monica
Toggle Commented Mar 9, 2014 on Why You Can't Do It at Your Life. Organized.
Hazel, this double dish is plastic! :o)
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On the heels of last week's post about the nifty little Double Dish, I thought I'd keep the Joseph Joseph innovative product theme going by sharing another item that helps reduce kitchen clutter while indulging... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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"Remember, the thoughts that you think and the statements you make regarding yourself determine your mental attitude. If you have a worthwhile objective, find the one reason why you can achieve it rather than hundreds... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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"Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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Did you ever watch Shark Tank on ABC, see a product idea profiled on the show and think, "Dang that's a no-brainer! Why didn't I think of that?" That's just how I felt this morning... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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"Extend to each person, no matter how trivial the contact, all the care and kindness and understanding and love that you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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Guest post by Ken Myers Working from home can be a liberating experience for many people, especially for the freelance professional who can set his or her own hours. While the experience alone can be... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
Thank you Scott - I really liked it too. I only choose quotes that resonate with me and this one surely did. Thanks for stopping by! ~Monica :)
Toggle Commented Feb 12, 2014 on Weak Men Wait at Your Life. Organized.
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"Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them." Orison Swett Marden 1850-1924, Author PS: Follow me on Twitter and Facebook and if... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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Organizing that small stuff around the house can make you feel so accomplished and wonderful, so let's see what happens when we go BIG and organize the BIG spaces in our homes. Join me, along... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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"I believe that in our constant search for security we can never gain any peace of mind until we are secure in our own soul." Margaret Chase Smith 1897-1995, Politician PS: Follow me on Twitter... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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Well January is just about over and how are those resolutions coming along? Rockin' the house? Or falling off the resolution wagon already? Make 2014 your best most organized year yet with your personal month-by-month... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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Swamped with paper? Backpacks and homework taking over the house? Can't find your stuff? You aren't alone. Put in those earbuds and come listen to the newest episode of The Big O with me and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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"Don't take anything personally. Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.