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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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I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become. ~Jung PS: Follow me on Twitter and Facebook and if you like this information, share it by clicking the social bookmarking... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Your Life. Organized.
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Guest blog by Julie Starr Hook of Five Starr Organizing and Design and author of “From Frazzled to Freedom” Deciding whether to keep or toss an item is a very important task when organizing. Sometimes... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Your Life. Organized.
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Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others. ~ Cicero PS: Follow me on Twitter and Facebook and if you like this information, share it by clicking the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2015 at Your Life. Organized.
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Guest blog post by Susan Stewart (links within the post may be affiliate links) The holidays are right around the corner and for most of us, it is the one time of year that we... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2015 at Your Life. Organized.
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Holding anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned. ~Buddha PS: Follow me on Twitter and Facebook and if you... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2015 at Your Life. Organized.
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The real person you are is revealed in the moments when you’re certain no other person is watching. When no one is watching, you are driven by what you expect of yourself. ~Ralph S. Marston,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2015 at Your Life. Organized.
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Today's infographic provided by Success Stories. We just ripped the last calendar page off of last year and are jumping headlong into a new year! If 2014 wasn't quite the year you had hoped it... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2015 at Your Life. Organized.
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"It's never too late to be who you might have been." ~ George Eliot PS: Follow me on Twitter and Facebook and if you like this information, share it by clicking the social bookmarking links... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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It's December and the holiday cards are rolling in! Woohoo! I love to display my cards and in the past I've used Scotch® tape to hang them but this year I want to share a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2014 at Your Life. Organized.
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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 Dec 18, 2014 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 Dec 15, 2014 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.