Divine Bird

I believe in a high-fiber diet…like wool, alpaca, cashmere…

February 16, 2014
by Jenny
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The Importance of a Schedule – and When to Let It Go

Hello from Snowy Connecticut! All along this journey of cleaning and decluttering, I’ve talked about my schedule.  It’s kept me focused and helped me to organize my time.  As someone who often gets distracted or overwhelmed, having a schedule has … Continue reading

February 10, 2014
by Jenny
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State of the Divine Bird

This week’s suggested resource:  The Organized Home Since I’d planned to talk about scheduling yesterday (that was the post that got deleted, so bear with me and I’ll work on it again this week), it seems that this is a … Continue reading

February 9, 2014
by Jenny
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Short Break

I managed to draft and then delete a whole post about scheduling (note to self: when it asks “are you sure”, think before you say “yes”), and I’m far too exhausted to redo it at this late hour.  So here’s … Continue reading

February 5, 2014
by Jenny
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Organizing Tools and You

I’ve had a few comments to the effect of, “I want to create a system but I don’t know where to start with all those organizing options.”  So today I’m going to talk about how I use different organizing tools. … Continue reading

February 5, 2014
by Jenny
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The Perception of Idleness

When you work really hard for a long time, your perception of idleness changes.  Today I intended to go through papers and then start working on the Man Cave, but a few things derailed my plan.  The Dashing One had … Continue reading

February 2, 2014
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Other People’s Houses

Weekend Catch-Up 20/10s:  More Laundry For two people who don’t really have specialized wardrobes, the Dashing One and I have a LOT of clothes.  I pretty much did laundry constantly today whenever I was home and I still have another … Continue reading

January 26, 2014
by Jenny
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Your Roommate Who Doesn’t Wear Pants

The thing about clutter is that it becomes another person in your home. It’s like having a roommate who doesn’t care that you have company over and he insists on not wearing pants. Clutter just sits there, staring into space … Continue reading

January 19, 2014
by Jenny
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Pantyhose Paper Inserts

On the surface, it’s hard to see where my compulsion to keep things came from. My parents are both neat and organized; my mom apologizes for a dirty house if the newspaper is still out on the couch. They clean … Continue reading

January 14, 2014
by Jenny
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I’m Getting Rid of the Wok

Anyone who’s ever visited my home knows that we have way too much stuff. I don’t mean a little extra clutter; I mean that I rarely have places for visitors to sit. The mess is beyond a few hours of … Continue reading

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