Author Archives: whenparkspeaks

Envy…A wasted emotion?

I was talking to someone the other day who was describing the new house in a very expensive town that her sister and husband were purchasing. They have 2 small children, both work full-time and will be getting an au … Continue reading

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7 steps to paring down

Been doing a little ruminating about clutter, minimalism and downsizing lately as I have been trying to make certain places in my house work better, more efficiently as well as look better. We can’t just shove things in drawers and … Continue reading

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8 ways to create an office

My search for a desk and new chair etc, for my office continues and I have been using it as an excuse to just dump everything in there all the while telling myself it will all be fixed when I … Continue reading

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Easy ways to go green

Going green can save you money in the long run, but the up front costs for some might be a deal breaker. I use very few paper towels,¬† I buy one roll every 2 months maybe. I use microfiber cloths … Continue reading

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Apartment Basics- a process

We all have to grow up sometime. I have been talking with some younger people I work with about their first apartments and what they have or don’t and what they expect and what they don’t. Now the area I … Continue reading

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Bachelorette parties are relatively new but seem to have taken on a life of their own. When I got married 37 years ago you didn’t have a drunken night with your girlfriends, you had a shower or 2 if you … Continue reading

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Things I have learned about blogging

Since I have started blogging I have noticed a few things. There are many different types of blogs food, fashion, lifestyle, photography, art, reviews¬† etc. I was pleasantly surprised by the variety but most of all I noticed more than … Continue reading

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