Chus’ Top 5 | Shows on Netflix

There are few better ways to unwind after a long day than to collapse on a cushy sofa, shut off the brain, and enjoy an hour [or a couple] of effortless television-watching. Growing up, I didn’t watch much TV at all, but since marrying someone with a Netflix account, I’ve happily discovered the wonderful world…

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How to Organize Digital Photos

Although I wouldn’t consider myself a photographer by any means, I do take great enjoyment in documenting my life through the lens of a camera. From a young age, I crowned myself the official photo-documenter among my group of friends. Apparently I possessed a talent for capturing people at their least attractive moments [or so…

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Inkwell Press liveWELL Classic Planner Giveaway

I take an abnormal amount of pleasure in planning and organizing. The best part of the day is just before anything has happened, dreaming of the endless possibilities the day could hold, and then setting them down on a lovely checklist of the tasks it will take to get me there. Oftentimes however, I find myself sinking…

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Creating a Home to Call Our Own

Nearly ten months have passed since we moved into our first house. Some of our possessions have yet to find a suitable home. Random frames still lay scattered throughout. A great empty space greets us every time we walk through the door, waiting to be filled, still incomplete. But that’s ok.

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How to Organize Personal Records

If you’re anything like me, then you must love organizing papers. The thought of sorting through stacks and stacks of them fills your heart with unquenchable delight. In the end, the sensation of accomplishment when you see each sheet placed in its proper place bubbles up into exultations of excitement and sheer bliss, and you can’t restrain yourself…

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Surround Yourself with Joy | Decluttering with the KonMari Method

While wandering between the shelves of Barnes and Noble one day last September, Michael pointed out a cute little book titled, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo. After reading this book, I proceeded, with unmatched passion, to go through an epic purging of everything in the house. He has since deeply regretted ever introducing…

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Planning and Organizing an Upcoming Trip

Tis the season! Are you like the many others who like to travel during this time of year? I know I’m ready for a break! It’s the perfect time to get away, relax for a few days, and prepare for another new year.

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Leaving Home and Finding it Again

When Michael and I first got married, I moved into the condo he had been living in for the previous two years. It was a “guy’s apartment,” in every sense of the word. I’ll leave to your colorful imaginations what that might mean.

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