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Feng Shui & Organizing

12 Surprising Uses for Mesh Produce Bags

For years, I've wadded mesh produce bags into a ball and used them as scouring pads. But there are so many more ways to re-purpose these grocery freebies. 1. Bird Feeder: Fill mesh bags with birdse…

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9 Novel Ways to Reuse a Novel (or Any Other Book)

If you’re the type of person who could never imagine taking apart a book – removing its pages, cutting off its cover, etc. – then please stop reading now. This article is not for you. And I totally …

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12 Surprising Uses for Milk & Milk Containers

From soothing stinging eyes to watering plants, read on for surprising ways to use milk, milk cartons and milk jugs. Have a use of your own? Let us know in the comments!   Around the Ho…

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Simple Feng Shui Tips to Feel More Grounded & Centered

Natural elements are an incredibly important part of Feng Shui; the ancient practice teaches us that we can enrich our lives by bringing the earth and other elements into our homes. To harness this…

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3 Major Feng Shui Tactics for Harmony

For more than 3,000 years, the Chinese philosophers have observed energy in the ebb and flow of nature. They witnessed patterns in life expressed by animals and the five elements. Traditional Chi…

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How a Healing Space Design Soothed This Breast Cancer Victim

My name is Robert F. Esterley III. My friend, Sherri Eberhart, allowed me the opportunity to create a healing space for her during the final months of her battle against breast cancer. Here’s our s…

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7 Simple Space Clearing Steps For a Fresh 2014

A powerful way to set the stage for an auspicious new year is to clear out the old and start with fresh new energy in your home. I always do a symbolic cleansing ritual on New Year's day or within the…

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How Serious Is Your Clutter Problem? Quiz

Some of us collect things, some of us clutter, and a few of us may hoard. Cluttering is self-diagnosed, but more extreme forms of cluttering can sometimes be tied to to diagnosable conditions such as …

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18 Things You Can Get Rid of Today

Just Say No to Too Much Stuff Stuff. For many of us it's worse than any four-letter word. That's because "stuff" can weigh you down and hold you back, says Gail Blanke, author of Throw Out Fifty …

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3 New Year’s Resolutions You Won’t Fail and Won’t Fail You

New Year's resolutions don't have to fail -- that is, if they're realistic in the first place. I have three New Year's resolutions that are not difficult to achieve and have the potential to enrich yo…

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