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Donate Your Unused Coats

Here’s a great way to create space in your closet and, at the same time, help out those in need. The annual New York Cares Coat Drive runs every December.   Their web site states:  “New York Cares collects nearly 70,000 gently used, freshly laundered winter coats each December and distributes them to thousands of men, women, and children who would otherwise be cold.” “90% of homeless adults need a new, warm coat each winter because they have no place to…

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Write It Down

One of the worst feelings in the world occurs when you suddenly realize that you forgot to do something that you promised somebody you would do.   It’s even worse when it’s the other person doing the reminding. How can you prevent commitments from slipping through the cracks?   A great start is to write everything down.

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Unstuff Your Linen Closet

Do you still have every towel you ever owned — including the ones you used in college?  Is it impossible for you to pull anything out of your linen closet without everything coming out because it’s so stuffed? Perhaps it’s time for you to give your linen closet a makeover. Let’s figure out how many sheets, towels, blankets, etc., you really need.

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