Stacks and Stacks Helps Canadian Village Go Green

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whale-coveThe tiny village of Whale Cove in Northern Canada is finally going to have a recycling program, thanks to the efforts of a young villager named Sarah Igviksaq and StacksandStacks.com. This new program would help Sarah’s small community pay for their sports teams to travel through the territories and do their part to save our planet.

Here is the letter we received from Sarah: Read more

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Where Did All These Shoes Come From?!

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pile-o-shoesI did not know that a family of five could own so many pairs of shoes! I am always shocked at how many, and how quickly they pile up by the front door. And if you are one of the unfortunate ones (like me) who don’t have an entry way at the front of your home, the shoes wind up spread across half the living room if they aren’t kept in check. But how? With no entry way, I’ve had to get creative with our shoe storage.
Here are a few ideas: Read more

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Why Do I Procrastinate?

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procrastinateEver wonder why, if the results of procrastination are so unpleasant, you do it anyway?

Because, for a lot of us, procrastination becomes a way of coping with the emotions and physical symptoms that accompany depression. Like any form of escape, it may bring some temporary relief, but eventually compounds our misery later.

Do you fall into one of these categories of procrastinators? Read more

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Can’t Let Go of Old Baby Clothese? Here’s the Solution!

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quiltA lot of us have old baby clothes that we just can’t bear to part with – a little pink Easter dress or something Grandma gave us when Junior was born…

Fortunately, I was able to narrow it all down to just my favorite few from each of my three kids, which I keep in a zippered bag in a trunk in my living room. But I know several people who just can’t seem to do that.

Here are a couple of great ideas for keeping those same memories, in slightly different form: Read more

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Here’s how to get BIG, juicy results

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How to set and achieve BIG, juicy goals that bring BIG, juicy results – teleclass/ webcast

Thursday 23 October 2008

Did you know that there are just over two months left before the end of the year?

Last year, a friend and I participated in an online goals challenge at exactly this time of year. We set some goals and my “big thing” that resulted from the challenge was 7 easy steps to organise your office, which is now a bestselling product in my store. Read more

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Vicky and Jen’s 100th Podcast

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VickyandJen.comOnly one week left!
Join the fun on October 22nd as our friends over at Vicky and Jen.com release their special show in honor of their 100th podcast, featuring a few special past guests (The Sneaky Chef, The Noise Guy and Dr. Romance to name a few!)!

They have 30 awesome prizes to give away – donated by some great companies like King Arthur Flour, The Pampered Chef, DaysAgo Counters, Flip and Tumble, and Klutz!

Deadline is November 4, 2008 (midnight EST) – good luck!

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Simple Ways to Improve the Resale Value of Your Home

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houseWith all of the homes on the market it is more important than ever to make sure that your home stands out to potential buyers. Before placing your home on the market consider doing some simple and inexpensive work on your home to really make your home stand out.

Remember that first impressions count!

The exterior of your home is the first thing a potential buyer will see. Make it inviting and it will set a good first impression. Make sure that there is no trash or debris in the yard and that the lawn is mowed and edged and looks well kept.

Make the foliage inviting: trim the hedges and weed and mulch the flower garden. If you do not have a flower bed consider investing in one– an inviting yard makes a great first impression. Read more

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