Reorganizing Traditions! French Meat Pies.

Simplifying and updating our traditions to fit our lives – I’ve written and spoken about this lately. And so today, we have a guest blog post, from my friend, Donna, about how her family has continued important tradition, but modified…

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The Holiday Season: There's Still Time to Organize and Simplify

There’s still time to get more organized for this holiday season; don’t give up yet if you’re feeling overwhelmed. This free, recorded webinar is about what to do with all the “stuff” and how to manage our time more easily….

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grief at the holidays

Grief at the Holidays – How to Organize Support

Grief at the holidays: Your friend or parent or spouse is dreading the holiday season because someone loved has passed away. The holidays were mom`s or best friend`s or spouse`s favorite holiday `& and they`re no longer on this Earth,…

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Tinker Toys: A Roundup of Creative Ideas for Establishing Focus in 2011

Remember Tinker Toys? I don’t remember if they were mine or if I borrowed them from my brothers, but I loved Tinker Toys. I took this picture at The Vermont Country store. See the manual in the picture? Do you…

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Less Stress Next Year at Holiday Season

Want less stress at this time next year for the holidays? Doesn’t it always happen. You realize you want to change something today, but by this time next year, who can remember what it was. So we keep doing the…

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At the Holidays: Accepting Our Limits (& What to Do Instead)

Timing is everything. I met a colleague at a favorite restaurant/bakery yesterday (The Black Forest, if you’re in southern New Hampshire). Spot on with month’s newsletter article, she puts down her pocketbook and comments about accepting her limits. I felt…

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