Don’t Get Lost Down the Paper Trail…

Scrambling to sort through receipts & forms so you can file those taxes in time? Or have you been there, done that … promising that next year will be different? Then you’ll enjoy today’s post from productivity & organizing expert Paris Love. ~KG ~ By Paris Love We’ve all had that moment… much like the…

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Spring is the time to…

By Paris Love Spring is the time to “be prepared”…. for hurricane season.  Don’t forget to update your hurricane emergency kit  with new containers of water, replace batteries for your flashlight and radio, change out old canned and dry food items (don’t forget a can opener!), and freshen up your blankets or other fabric items. …

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Yet one more organization tip…

By Paris Love Try creating a Daily Planning Page for yourself that lists all things important.  Include Date and Day An inspirational quote or message you particularly like A line to list your top priorities in life A statement about your intentions for the day A daily opening ritual that includes your current personal and…

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Find another hour

By Paris Love Chances are there is a lot of lost time in your day, no matter how busy you are.  If  you want to maximize the use of your time, try tracking yourself throughout a couple of days and either write down or be aware of  how you spent the time you’ve been allotted…

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What do Hugh Hefner, Frank Sinatra  & Dustin Hoffman have in common?

~ By Susan Rayner, Design Editor ~  Wandering through the booths at Chicago’s International Antique Fair earlier this year I came across this amazing item.   Even though I’m a long-time fan of mid-century furnishings I had somehow never discovered the Clairtone Project G stereo. I totally fell in love with its swinging 60’s cool…

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King Arthur organizared

By Paris Love According to dictionary.com, the word “organized” came from the late Middle English between 1375 and 1425 derived from Medieval Latin “organizare” (to contrive, arrange). Apparently it was cool to be organized in times gone by, and it still is today.  If you are organized, you can accomplish unbelievable things.  I am thinking…

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Modern Kitchen Design Trends

 Today’s post & infographic originally appeared on PartSelect.com. If you’d like to hear about more interior design trends, be sure to check out this episode of the Power Up Living show with Design Editor, Susan Rayner. Enjoy! ~KG One of the growing trends in kitchen design today focuses on creating a central spot in the…

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The White Stuff

~ By Susan Rayner, Design Editor~ Just got back in the house after yet another round of shoveling. Looking at all that snow made me think of how we use white space in design – whether it’s graphic, website, product or interior design.  Hopefully Mother Nature will get the message that she’s given us enough…

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