If you've been reading my blog for a while, you'll know I'm attracted to piggy banks and coin banks of all sorts.
Here's my latest find: the funky sheep money box.
First Organizing Quote of the Month
Happiness to us is family. Being together. Loving each other. That doesn't require stuff.
-- Stefania Pomponi Butler, CityMama
Second Organizing Quote of the Month
Now that I don't have a private garage I've lost a lot of the space I had for long-term parking for all that "put it in a box and forget about it" stuff. Especially holiday stuff. It's not a big deal to stack a few big bins or boxes of Christmas decorations in your garage but move it indoors and shove it into a closet and you start wondering if you really need that much of your home storage space devoted to things you use for a few weeks a year.
I love my stuff because it makes me feel anchored and secure and I loathe my stuff because it makes me feel anchored and heavy.
-- Laurie Perry, Crazy Aunt Purl
Recycling/Reuse Idea of the Month
Have some sentimenal china that got broken? Have it made into jewelry by The Broken Plate Pendant Company.
Highlights From My Blog in October
There were 20 entries in my organizing and de-cluttering blog in October. Some of the most popular entries were:
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My Little Twitter Tidbits
I'm using Twitter mostly for those tidbits of organizing-related stuff I find - little things that will never make their way into a newsletter or a blog post. I also use Twitter to announce new blog posts. Follow me, @JeriDansky, if you'd like.
For those who don't use Twitter, here are some of the things I've written lately, slightly edited for a non-Twitter environment:
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