Spontaneity Makes Life Flavorful

This Spring, why not try something that may be a little out of your norm? Embrace the idea of spontaneity and all the surprising benefits that come with it.

Now, this doesn’t mean you should quit planning. If you never planned, your life would go a little haywire, especially if you have kids.

The upside of being open to the possibility of spontaneity is that you will experience new adventures, meet new people, and learn more about yourself and your family. After all, you can always go back to your routine tomorrow.

How does one embrace spontaneity?

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Keeping Your Home Clean and Fresh All Day

It may seem like a gigantic task to keep the home clean and clear every day. For those who have children or pets or both, it can be even more difficult. Add one or two full-time workers who spend most of the day at work. The last thing you want to do when you get home is clean the bathroom. Well, there is hope and a way to try and stay on top of it all. In one word: habits. Habits can keep the mess at bay.

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Heart of the Living Room

In modern-day Western society, we spend much of our waking hours commuting, at work, then when we return home, we collapse on the couch and watch TV. A little down time before the cycle starts all over again. The couch is a place for friends and family to spend time together, to play a game, have a discussion, or watch a movie.

The evolution of the couch is an interesting tale that includes royal connections and follows the culture of the day to evolve into our comfortable, large couches of today.

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3 Recipes for Spring Outdoor Activities

As spring approaches and the weather warms, it’s time to shed those sweaters and think of warmer day activities with family and friends. What better way to celebrate the start of spring than planning a picnic? The great thing about a picnic is that you can choose a location, everyone brings food to share, and it’s an outdoor potluck without the hassle of cleaning your home or too much clean up afterward.

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Avoiding Procrastination – Positive or Negative?

Why are some doers and others procrastinators? Procrastination has a negative connotation for many people. There are those who would say that procrastination is the worst quality to have, that everything must be done well in advance. For others, however, they work well on the rush of the deadline; they get things done but only just in time.

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Minimalism in the Home and How to Live with Less

The trend these days has turned to minimalism in the home and how to live with less. The bestselling book “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up” by Marie Kondo has sold millions of copies and started a revolution of downsizing and reorganizing the home.

One of the first things to do, according to Kondo, is to discard things. According to the National Association of Professional Organizers, the average American only uses about 20% of the things they own, and wear about 20% of their clothes most of the time. Perhaps it’s time for some spring cleaning and reorganization.

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