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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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"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 yesterday 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 5 days ago 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.
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"Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle." Abraham Lincoln 1809-1865, Sixteenth President of the United States PS: Follow me on Twitter and Facebook and if you... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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This is a guest post contributed by my wonderful colleagues Debra Baida and Miriam Ortiz y Pino. This article was originally published in the National Association of Professional Organizers Newsletter, NAPO News. One of the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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"Your self-image controls the results in your life. You can become the sort of person and live the sort of life you want by deciding who and what you want to be, and then acting... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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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 Sep 18, 2014 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 Sep 15, 2014 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.