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Photo by Amy Treasure on Unsplash Shortly after Easter this year I got a very bad concussion that left me on full bed rest for three weeks and semi bed rest for another 3 weeks. For the first three weeks after the diagnosis I was not allowed to use a computer or a phone. I could not even watch TV. I was only allowed to sleep or take a walk if I felt good. The first couple of weeks were hard. The following weeks were better as I learned how to pace myself. I realized that my body was quite adept at letting me know when it had had enough. And so I listened to me and surprisingly, I learned a lot about myself.  For the first time in my life I was able to rest without guilt and it was wonderful. I unplugged and reconnected with nature and it made me incredibly happy. This enabled me to see ME for the first time in what seemed like forever and I started to understand what was missing in my life, what I needed and what I no longer needed.  For a very long time I have equated

10 Easy Storage Solutions

I'm always on the lookout for interesting storage ideas and here are some that have hit the spot!  For more ideas click here.

Use a plastic tackle box to hold your batteries.
Use a magazine rack to hold your cans and add space to your pantry.
Use mini loaf pans to organize your makeup
A paper towel holder works great as a bracelet organizer
Old hangers can be easily bent to organize your flip flops

Glue magnets to the bottom of some plastic glasses and then place in a muffin tin. 
A metallic spice rack is perfect for organizing scrap booking items.
Use preserve jars to organize your yarn  
A wine rack can easily double as craft storage
Salt jars are great for organizing glitter.


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