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Kitchen Tips Below are some tips for organizing your kitchen: Instead of buying silverware organizers shaped for forks and spoons, buy ones that have rectangular sections, Now you can hold two items in one section, i.e. small and large forks together or small fs with small spoons in one section.  Also consider the expandable trays.…

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Did It Expire? One day I realized that I never checked my condiments. How long were they good? Did they have an expiration date on them.? In particular I was reaching for the Worcestershire Sauce bottle.  You see I never use it.  So why do I have it?  My husband uses it. And he takes…

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It’s New Year’s Resolutions time! It’s that time of year.  New Year’s Eve is here. This year you are probably celebrating at home sitting in front of a fireplace, and watching a movie.  Covid has pretty much dampened any group celebrations. Usually you’re at a party celebrating with friends and everyone is asking each other…

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Birthday cards

  I decided to do some pitching.  I pitched 90% of all the literature I had picked up from our travels.   I really don’t need them.  Since we don’t travel much except to see family, I decided they were taking up good space.  And even if we do go back to those cities, I doubt…

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Work from Home - Eileen Roth

I It’s July.  And it’s hot here – 110 in the shade!  This month I was featured in the Costco magazine.  (see below)  The reporter did a whole section of articles on  Working from Home and used Costco members.  I was one of the chosen sources.  In fact I was quoted in the gold box…

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June 20th was National Productivity Day.  How productive have you been?   The best way to get things done is to plan.  Create a schedule that works for you.  If children are home, you need to double plan –  plan for the kids and yourself.  If the kids are under school age, it’s a little…

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I hope you’re all sheltering at home.  I know it’s hard not to have the freedom to come and go as you please. I’ve kept my husband home.  He’s only allowed in the backyard due to health issues.   It took me 2 weeks and at least 6 stores to be able to get extra toilet…

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Between my hip bursitis pain and my husband’s stroke, we’ve had 8 therapy appointments a week since December, 4 each.   Next week my husband starts vision therapy to correct his missing left visual field.  If it helps, he might be able to drive again in 3-4 months. With driving back and forth to therapy appointments, I’ve…

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The second group of distractions to remove from your desk are items that fall into three different groups. Knick Knacks There really is no reason to have knick knacks on your desk.  They are a true distraction because you look at them and several thoughts probably come into your mind in seconds: I love that…

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Monday is National Clean Off Your Desk Day.  You may not know it, but the first book published on unique days was Chase’s Calendar of Events.  Mr. Chase had a messy desk.  His daughter decided he needed a special day to clean off his own desk.  So the second Monday in January is dedicated to…

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