Throughout the month of January, I am sharing some of the ways I am making improvements to my home, my fitness and health and day-to-day living in 2017. In my last post, I told you about my Jar of Gratitude. This time I am sharing an effective way to organize and store jewelry with my new jewelry organizer. For ages I’ve been trying to figure out a sensible and space-saving method for storing and organizing my…

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As you are about to see in this post, I have a lot of handbags. From tiny clutches to large totes, I love a pretty purse! Starting off this New Year, I decided to work harder on getting organized and clearing out the clutter. I chose my large handbag collection to target first. I got rid of several purses, handing them down to my stepdaughter who was quite excited to have some new bags. With the many…

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Today called for a Positively Friday as it’s been over a month since the last one. Here’s what’s been positive about my week: ~  Yesterday, I wrote out my half-year resolutions on a pretty piece of Crane stationary and placed it on my dresser’s mirror. Why? Because after nearly a month, I can’t remember them all. The resolutions at the forefront of my mind are exercise, reading, embracing cooking and seeing friends. I had plain…

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All month long I’ve been working on streamlining my wardrobe. And I’ve been doing a stellar job; you’d be proud of me. Slowly and methodically I’ve been getting rid of all the clothes that don’t fit me, are worn out, not flattering, out of style or just not “me”. I am inches away from having a wardrobe in which everything fits, everything is flattering and everything is in good condition. A goal I doubted I’d…

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Thank you for all the great feedback about the H & M wide-striped top. Wow! Sixty-two opinions in all. Here is what I learned from you all: 1) I shouldn’t have to work so hard to make a simple item like this top look passable. 2) A wide white stripe around one’s middle is not flattering. 3) It should not surprise me that an $8.00 top is not made of quality fabric and will therefore…

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