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The *Hot Coffee* Rule

Recently, I was working with someone I have done business with for years.  After a number of emails and a couple of phone calls, I thought we had about tackled the logistics.  Nearly done with the project, I asked about a particular feature I wanted and they told me it would cost a fair bit more to do that.  It was suddenly quite clear that we were NOT on the same page.  In fact, we

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Fur Balls…a Down Side of Having Pets

Our pets. Our fur babies…so much LOVE! ❤️  So much HAIR! 🥴 Keeping up with it can be a daunting task.  This time of year when we have our animals indoors with us more often than not, it’s an added burden to the housecleaning.  While a goodly portion of “dust” is skin cells we humans have shed, fur from our pets is their equivalent.  Whichever way one looks at it, it needs to be cleaned up

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How to Be a Good Vacation Rental Guest

Summer vacations.  Whether you opt for the beach, or a mountain getaway, or a road trip, there are now plethora of lodging options. The advent of vacation rentals has been a boon for families, people who want to travel with their pets, and large groups like wedding parties.  It has also been very useful for those who are moving to a new location and have yet to find permanent housing or are in between homes.

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Let’s Talk About Fragrance

Life’s sweet smells…lilacs, perfume, cookies baking, fresh brewed coffee, puppy breath…  So many! Our olfactory can immediately evoke a memory, good or bad, and take us to a favorite place, a scary time or a missed loved one.  Our sense of smell is part of what researchers call the “limbic” or emotional system of the brain.  It is the most primitive part of the cerebrum and a powerful part of our biology.  It’s why smells

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Start NOW!

Tony Robbins says that we, as humans, do things for one of 2 reasons: For the pleasure we think we will get in the doing of something, or Because the pain of not changing has become too much If you really think about all you have done in your life, those two are really at the bottom of your decision-making, whether for a single reason, or a combination of the two.  Getting married?  Because the

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Nobody Else Is Going to do It

I’m a mom. What’s the “Mom’s Credo”? ~If I want something done, I have to do it myself.~ I see you women nodding your heads, flashbacking on the many incidents where you asked and expected someone else to do their part.  And it didn’t get done.  Or if it did, it was half-assed.  Whether it’s in your home, or your neighborhood, or city, or state…there are only a handful of people that get sh*t done. 

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