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Do Your Kids Hate to "Clean Their Rooms?" Try This Fun Tip!

A young acquaintance of mine (age 10) is passionate about writing.  She is also loves to read – and organize!  When I asked her to share advice for other kids about organizing, her answer surprised me.  218 more words

Declaring Order

30 essentials to have in your hand-bag

  1. Perfume/body spray
  2. Planner
  3. Calendar
  4. Chapstick
  5. lip gloss
  6. nail file/clippers
  7. casino rewards card
  8. mascara
  9. eye liner
  10. pen
  11. concealer
  12. ibuprofen/aspirin
  13. watch
  14. hair bands/bobby pins
  15. safety pins
  16. small notebook…
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Poem for Marissa (Mimi Thi Nguyen)

Mimi Thi Nguyen is a vietnamese-american punk, zine author and professor. She teaches Gender & Women’s Studies and Asian American Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. 41 more words


I find it hard to clean out the basement

My friend Ann has no trouble throwing things out.

These items, ignored for such a long time, need to be thrown out.

Reading this post might be like my neighbor says- “Watching paint dry.” 320 more words


My Plans for Downsizing

When I moved out of my parents’ house and into my own, it took a day’s worth of back-and-forth, bringing boxes over in the back of a pickup truck.   785 more words



My Monday included…

Not too bad for a Monday. And in case any of you GF people out there are craving a good ginger cookie, here’s the recipe. 205 more words



Our new kitchen is shaped like a very skinny L: warm and cozy when you’re cooking for one, cluttered and humid when you’re cooking for 2, 3, 5, or 10. 60 more words