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Create Your Own “How To” File

My how-to file has saved me countless hours. Any process that is not intuitive but which you may have to repeat should go in your “How To” file. Continue reading

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Simplifying the Holidays: Tip 2 – Decorating

All the work associated with decorating for Christmas is not my idea of a good time. I am always looking for ways to be as efficient and effective as possible—even in all things “Christmas” (does that take all the fun out of it for you?). Continue reading

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Simplifying the Holidays: Tip 1–Shopping

Once upon a time—many, many years ago—I kind of enjoyed the shopping part of Christmas. That was probably when all my children were under five and I could buy a toy for a dollar that would make them giddy with joy. That’s a phase in life that passes all too quickly. Continue reading

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Packing Tips and Tricks

 I am writing this post from a hotel in Lusaka, Zambia.  I was honored to be a speaker at a women’s conference here (which concluded today), and tomorrow, Steve and I will travel south to Livingstone to join friends at … Continue reading

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