Floods, hurricanes, tornados, etc. are becoming regular news stories, and this year is expected to be a busy hurricane season.
A disaster supplies kit isn’t just for hurricane-prone areas.
It is a good idea for everyone to keep some basic … [Read More...]
You may have discovered that there is rarely enough space for all your stuff in your home.
The good news is that there are many ways to organize your home and get all that clutter under control. You just have to get a little creative with … [Read More...]
There seems to be no limit to what you can do with old socks. My good friend Karen came up with a way to use them with the Swiffer.
As a pet owner, I love the Swiffer for keeping the hard floors clean. If you aren't aware, you can also use it as a … [Read More...]
Trying to hunt down a document you need in a sea of unorganized piles of paper is a frustrating experience.
Whether it is the power bill that is due today, five years of mortgage statements for a refinance, or just the warranty for your lawn … [Read More...]
Measuring Messy Ingredients
One of my favorite kitchen tools, an adjustable measuring cup, makes accurately adding sticky ingredients such as honey, mayo, peanut butter, and sour cream a breeze.
Simply slide the 2 pieces apart to adjust it to … [Read More...]
One of the biggest problems that home owners face is not utilizing space properly.
From overfilled rooms to cluttered corners, spaces seem to become smaller every single day. If you fall into this category, chances are that you aren’t making … [Read More...]
Recently I've been trying out new eco-friendly products through a company called Blissmo.
At a 50% to 70% savings, you can try organic & sustainable alternatives to conventional products.
There are two purchase options:
A monthly … [Read More...]
Lemons are a natural cleaner
The acid in lemon juice helps cut through grease and removes dirt and rust stains. It's especially effective when mixed with salt, which makes "an excellent scouring paste," says Karyn Siegel-Maier, author of The … [Read More...]
Fooducate is an iPhone app that can help you make some quick product comparisons with just a scan of the UPC bar code. It only works on US products at the moment.
You have instant access to helpful nutritional information:
Grade: Each product … [Read More...]
The tax deadline is quickly approaching.
How can you make next year's tax time less stressful?
Create two files in your filing cabinet called "Current Year's Taxes" and "Last Year's Taxes".
Current year's tax file
This is your catch-all … [Read More...]
Cleaning supplies contain chemicals that are harmful to both human beings and animals.
These household supplies can cause injury or death not only if swallowed, but also if improperly handled. You must store these cleaning supplies properly in … [Read More...]
Organized Simplicity: The Clutter-Free Approach to Intentional Living
Published by Betterway Home
"Simplicity isn't about what you give up. It's about what you gain. When you remove the … [Read More...]
Is a cluttered and disorganized office space getting in the way of your productivity?
Is the task of straightening up your desk daunting?
Organizing office paperwork can be intimidating, but getting the job done opens up the opportunity for … [Read More...]
My local grocery store just started carrying the Green Genius line of trashbags that are biodegradable. I was excited!
I just can't live without plastic bags but felt guilty about using them. I bought a box to test out. By the way, they weren't … [Read More...]
How secure are the passwords you are using?
If you are using your name, your birthday, or anything that is a word, your password is not secure. Real words are easily hacked.
A password should use a random set of letters, numbers, and a … [Read More...]
Turn that time you spend waiting
into productive moments.
How much time do you spend at these places?
Sporting/Music Events - the time before they start
Use … [Read More...]