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Garage Makeover – Part 1

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garage makeover, garage organization tips
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When we moved into our new home on May 28thof last year it wasn’t exactly finished.

The trim work, tile work, and interior painting weren’t quite finished. The upper kitchen cabinets had yet to be delivered and installed. And the built-in bookshelves hadn’t even been started. Oh, yes.  And there were no rods or shelves in the bedroom closets.

Move in ready? Uh…no.  Not quite. continue reading

How to Declutter Your Closet and Your Life, One Drawer At A Time

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“Every single thing we own owns us.”

So said Abigail Burgess Wynne, in the second book of my Cobbled Court series, A Thread of Truth.

Abigail is quite a character. From the moment she walked into my imagination as I was writing A Single Thread and announced her presence with one of the more audacious introductions in literature, “People like me,” I found that I did like her.

And though Abigail isn’t the most emotionally sensitive character I’ve ever written, when she started talking about the tyrannical weight of being shackled to stuff, I recognized the wisdom of her declaration. continue reading