Shhhh- no talking in the library! But wait, this is no library; this is your living room. And, the “shhshing” isn’t coming from a librarian- that’s the sound of the pages in your books rustling. If you aren’t the Library of Congress and you aren’t going for a Guinness World Record- why do you have… Read more »
I am a book lover extraordinaire, so I do not say this casually… but, let’s face it, many reference books are obsolete. My post this week for Good Housekeeping's Home Style blog shows you how to clear your shelves. Follow me on Twitter for my Daily #ClutterTweetTip, "Like" us on Facebook, and see our… Read more »
Copyright law does not protect recipes that are mere listings of ingredients. Nor does it protect other mere listings of ingredients such as those found in formulas, compounds, or prescriptions. Copyright protection may, however, extend to substantial literary expression—a description, explanation, or illustration, for example—that accompanies a recipe or formula or to a combination of recipes, as in a cookbook.
Only original works of authorship are protected by copyright. “Original” means that an author produced a work by his or her own intellectual effort instead of copying it from an existing work.
One of the most humorous things I notice in my work as a Professional Organizer is how many people collect National Geographic magazines. I think of them as the "Golden Shelves of Glory" when I walk into a room and see them. Here's a photo of some in a basement, but often they are very… Read more »
One of our members just was saying in our message boards that she threw out a big stack of cooking magazines when she realized that every time she wanted to look up a recipe, she looked it up online anyway! Her story is a great opportunity to remind you that your house is NOT a… Read more »
May is the time when people GET MOVING— selling their homes and relocating so the summertime transition gets the kids all settled before the next school year. So in celebration of National Moving Month, I am offering my Improve Your Move Workbook for only $10, regularly sold for $17. That is over 40% off! It's… Read more »
And now the fourth and final post in the series on my latest favorite book, Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard, by Chip & Dan Heath. A recap is right here, but if you want to read the previous posts in the series first, links are below. Here's the quick recap: Two… Read more »
Here we are at the third post in the series on my most recent primo favorito book, Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard, by Chip & Dan Heath. I am at the NAPO conference this week– how many people have I mentioned this book to so far?? I love talking about it…. Read more »
Continuing my series on my delicious favorite-book-of-late, Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard, by Chip & Dan Heath. You may want to read last week's post if you need to catch up– will also be posting links at the bottom of each series post as I go. Here's the quick recap: Two… Read more »
I am in love with a book again. This time it's called Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard, by Chip & Dan Heath (they also wrote another very cool book, Made to Stick). I like it SO much I am going to write a series about it here on the blog for… Read more »