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Solving Common Organizing Challenges

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve felt the undeniable urge to muck out everything.  My aunt once told me that to recover from a period of upheaval, most people need less.  You get weighed down by stuff and tasks and expenses and the best way to get out is to purge.  So let’s talk about organizing.

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Six Solutions for Sore Feet and Shoe Issues

One of the things I have not missed about working on Capitol Hill is the miles I used to walk every day in professional shoes.  I remember my first weeks of work, soaking my feet in Epsom salt and crying because they were so blistered and sore.  Over time, I found a few pairs of comfortable heels and flats that saved my feet, but that …

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5 Ways to Clean Your Jewelry

If you wear a piece of jewelry often, it’s bound to get dirty.  Soap residue, dead skin, lotion, makeup–all kinds of things can buildup on your pieces.  And over time, the grimy residue can keep your jewelry from looking its best.  So how do you clean it?

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10 Small Purchases to Better Your Life

Last week, Corporette published a piece on the small purchases that can make your life better.  It was such a great idea, that I decided to share the ten small purchases that I can’t live without.  Feel free to share your inexpensive game changes in the comments. One. A Scrunchie. Oh, I know what you’re thinking: Why is Abra channeling Kimmy Schmidt , right now?  Because when you have …

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