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Come See the Newest Page

I have added a new permanent page to the website to properly recognize January’s National GO! Month (Get Organized).  If YOU are looking for a Fresh Start on organizing this year, or just a refresher, take a look. It is a link page to several articles on LPO.  Together the articles point you toward beginning Continue reading →

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Wrap It Up, Take A Picture, Then Move On

Here it is.  The week my Hubby tries to ignore me. I pour over notebooks as if I am trying to write down every memory in my tired little brain before it poofs along with the last vapors of the New Year bubbly. I don’t care what he tells you, I do NOT mumble to Continue reading →

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It Is Time To GO!

Get Organized In January Did you know that January is National GO Month? GO for Get Organized. I am not the only one that gets the fresh start feeling after Christmas! Many of the stores have had their containers and office supplies out in full view rapidly filling the spaces the Christmas decor has begun Continue reading →

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LPO Clutter Scavenger Hunt 14 – Project Days

Welcome to the Laurel Plum Online Clutter Scavenger Hunt. Okay. This one is not really what I would consider a LPO Clutter Scavenger Hunt item. I’m choosing to include this one because without scheduled Project Days, I know I would never get much done.Hang in there with me. This one is going to be a Continue reading →

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Thanksgiving Checklists

I wrote out several articles that detailed my entire Thanksgiving routine last year. Maybe some of you might find them helpful now. It took me several years of writing down everything and then doing a written follow-up sheet each year before I was able to get this down so everything worked well for us. One Continue reading →

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LPO Clutter Scavenger Hunt 13 – Out of Style

Welcome to the Laurel Plum Online Clutter Scavenger Hunt. Each of us have our own unique style. It shows in the clothes we wear, around our homes, and in our interests. As we grow as individuals, our style also grows or changes. It is time to let go of anything that is out of style. Continue reading →

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LPO Clutter Scavenger Hunt 12 – Go Automatic

Welcome to the Laurel Plum Online Clutter Scavenger Hunt. Today I want you to start thinking of the many things in your life that you can put on automatic. For a fraction of the price of the drive through or convenience store coffees, you can get an automatic coffee maker with all of the flavored Continue reading →

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LPO Clutter Scavenger Hunt 11 – Disposables

Welcome to the Laurel Plum Online Clutter Scavenger Hunt. Today I want you to start paying attention to all of the disposable items you already have around your house AND to some disposables you could start using to save yourself time. There are a lot of things you can eliminate. They are things that will Continue reading →

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Some Changes and Adjustments

Life keeps throwing those curves in the path doesn’t it? I did not mean to abandon you once again so soon after recovering from my back injury. In early September, one of my parents was hospitalized and their stay lasted for just over six weeks. During those weeks, we lost another close family member. I Continue reading →

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Back To School – The Paper Stacks

This week has been crazy! The Little Guy has now finished his first week of real school. He did very well and really enjoys it. Yay! ! This has been a BIG transition for both of us. Honestly, I think he has taken it in stride better than I have. There were a lot of Continue reading →

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School Room Update

Is anyone curious about the progress in my little school room?  I’ll give you an update today on the clean up then we will get to the fun stuff! The next articles will be all about the projects that I am putting together to organize the room for learning for him, year long manageability for Continue reading →

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