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Waste Not, Want Not

"Waste Not, Want Not" is a saying that dates back to the 1700s, but is especially relevant to the times we're living in now. I'll tell you what: I never realized I had some wasteful habits until, well, until going to the grocery store became an event that had the...

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Uncharted Territory

I don't know about you, but I feel like I'm wandering aimlessly through a fog some days. There's volleying between too many news updates and the worry that I'll miss the latest news, along with the restlessness that accompanies fear and uncertainty. I'm staying home...

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A Clean Slate

Two years ago, my husband and I decided it was time for a master bedroom makeover. We searched high and low, near and far for bedding we both loved, and found some. It sat in its protective zippered plastic container for, well, nearly two years. Last October we...

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Procrastination Diet 2.0

I first wrote about the Procrastination Diet in 2015, and my need to stay on top of things has increased since then for a variety of reasons. People don’t realize I actually have a propensity for procrastination because I’m organized. I’m a great juggler, adept at...

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Holiday Meal Planning Tips

I share this time-saving tip annually, but last year a few people wished I'd shared it sooner. So here it is, right before the calendar flips to November. I don’t know how holiday meals work at your house, but around here we do NOT mess with tradition! This makes...

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Goal Setting Strategies

Sometimes, we're our own worst enemies. Maybe not intentionally, but still, it happens. We set a common goal like one of these: "I'm going to lose weight."  "I have to save money." "It's time to get organized." But before we know it, *poof* the goal falls by the...

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Sometimes life throws an extra ball or two into the mix of things you're juggling and it's all you can do to keep from dropping one. Often it's the "self-care" aspect of life that suffers, and this pretty much sums up the last few months for me. New Year, new goals: I...

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Jamie Shaner


I’m Jamie Shaner

I founded Home Solutions in 2005 and have been doing what I love ever since. My organizational and intuitive skills, enthusiasm, energy, and sense of humor are invaluable tools for serving Home Solutions’ clients. Read more about me here.

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