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I ended 2020 on a high note. I’d launched my podcast. I’d written, recorded, edited, and uploaded all of December and January’s episodes. I’d created and scheduled my blog posts, social media posts, and newsletters for December and January. I was all set to start the new year going full speed ahead.

And then life happened.

  • I had to get a new bed, which lead to a major decluttering spree.
  • I had a major realization that I needed help with marketing, because what I was doing wasn’t working.
  • I found, started, and completed a 30-day marketing challenge. I learned a…

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One place it seems that everyone needs more space is in the bathroom. Here are some decluttering tips and ideas for creating more space:

First, declutter under the sink and in the medicine cabinet.

Start by taking everything out so you can see it. If you’re like me, you’ll be surprised at some of the things you find!

Check expiration dates on medications, makeup, and other items. Discard any that are out of date, and if you need to replace anything, make sure you write it down so you remember to do that.

Go through everything else and see what…

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I currently live in the southwest, in Tucson, Arizona. Tucson is very big on tradition, and one of the biggest, every year, is the Rodeo. The official name is La Fiesta de los Vaqueros. Most people just call it the Rodeo.

It’s so big that the schools have adjusted their calendars. Usually, President’s Day is the same week as Rodeo, and instead of getting off for President’s Day, the kids get off that same week on Thursday and Friday. So we can all attend the rodeo.

Guess what?

I’ve lived here for 23 years, and I’ve never gone.

I’m not…

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Photo from Leonie’s website —

I have been following Leonie for YEARS. I think she describes herself the best. From her website:

I’m a massive hippie, introverted, weirdo and I’ve been able to achieve all my dreams! I’ll show you how you can too.

And this is her official bio (also from her website):

Leonie Dawson is an internationally best-selling author of the 2021 Goal Getter workbooks & planners which have been used by over 400,000 people worldwide.

A multi-passionate entrepreneur, Leonie has generated over $10 million in revenue while only working 10 hours a week. …

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I am not an accountant or financial advisor. These are simply methods that I came up with that worked for me. If you have a complicated financial situation, or this information is confusing to you, I strongly urge you to consult a professional and follow their advice.


I’m sure you’re asking yourself what the heck I’m talking about.

I’m talking about finding ways to reduce your financial obligations, quickly. I’m also talking about some simple ways to organize your financial paperwork. And a few simple ways to save money.

Quick Money-Saving Audit

Do you have automatic monthly or annual payments being charged…

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If you’ve been following me for a while, you know that I planned to launch a course in January and then had to postpone it until February 15th.

So far, I have not had anyone sign up.

That’s ok, and it’s totally my fault. I *thought* I knew what I was doing. I’d read books. I’d done research. I’d taken courses about how to create your course, how to launch, and various other pertinent business-building tactics.

It turns out that I didn’t really have all of the knowledge I needed. I didn’t know what I was doing as far as…

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Here we are again. It’s six weeks into the new semester, and we’re finishing up the last week (for now) of fully-remote instruction. The school district decided to resume the hybrid, two-day-per-week schedule starting on Monday.

We have decided to let the kid go back in person.

It wasn’t an easy decision.

I know the school district and his school are doing everything they’re supposed to in order to keep the kids as safe as they can. That’s in the plus column. I also know that my kid thrives in the school environment, and he is missing his friends. Socially…

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Let’s be honest. You probably have more shoes than you’ll ever wear. I’m sure that there is at least one pair that you bought for a special occasion that hasn’t been worn since.

You have good intentions.

You tell yourself, “One day I’ll wear those again — they’re so great”! Or pretty. Or comfy.

But that day never happens, and you’re stuck with a pair of shoes that you haven’t worn in 20 years.

I’ll tell you how I know. I had a beautiful pair of shoes that were my “dressy, black” shoes. I didn’t go to many fancy occasions…

Lisa Sealey

Hi, I’m Lisa. I’m an organization expert who loves Disney and Broadway musicals. Sign up for my weekly newsletter at

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