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Six Simple Steps To Get Organized

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My boy Newton. He owns and loves but a few simple toys. We have the most fun hiking together in the East Bay Regional Park hills.

Getting organized doesn't happen overnight. 

It's a process or a "lifestyle change" that develops and improves over time. ...

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Kitchen Organizing – Creating A Drink Zone

Create a "drink zone" in the kitchen that includes everything you need to make your drinks: coffee, tea, various drink mixes, sugars, honey, mugs, glasses, coffee and tea maker, blender, juicer...

I LOVE when people move! Fresh start! I get to design, set up and organize home offices, living rooms,...

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When is it Junk?

If you're reading this it's likely you are considering whether something you own is junk or worth keeping. Here's an opportunity to figure it out:

When is it Junk?

When is it JUNK?

It's JUNK if:

  • It's moldy,...
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Apple Galette Recipe

Apple Galette

ɡəˈlet/
noun  - a flat round cake of pastry or bread.

ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons ice water (or more as needed)
  • 1 1/2 pounds Granny Smith, McIntosh, Macoun, or Empire apples
  • 4 tablespoons granulated...
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Things To Keep In Mind When Donating

Most donation drop-off centers accept items year around, and the busiest time is the final six days of the year. At this time, twice as many people take donations to a tax-deductible charity organization to get a last-minute tax receipt. Why? Items donated to this kind of charity before January 1 is usually deductible on that years' tax return. Things to keep in mind when donating to...
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