Now Everyone Can Volunteer!

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volunteersEver get that urge to volunteer, to make a difference somewhere? I do. But if you’re anything like me, you don’t have a lot of extra time and even less extra money. Makes it hard to find meaningful ways to help give back to my community.

Well, I guess there are a lot of others out there like me, because I found a volunteer website created just for these busy times. It’s called The Extraordinaries. Read more

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Shop Smart After Christmas and Save!

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Starting the day after Christmas and into January you’ll find deep discounts in stores carrying holiday themed items (think Santa, Rudolph, Frosty the Snowman and religious icons like Mary and baby Jesus). Stock up now and save a bundle next year. CLUTTER CONTROL WARNING: Make a shopping list before you head out so you’re not tempted by the thought of a good deal only to find you don’t really need or want an item after you bring it home! Read more

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Kitchen Organizing Tips from a Personal Chef

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pop containers~Guest post from Pamela Nevarez-Fisher~

Being a chef for the last thirty years, (OMG!…has it been THAT long??) has taught me alot about being organized! I have worked in small kitchnens, large kitchens, clean kitchens, dirty kitchens….you name it! But, the absolute best kitchen is, no doubt, an organized one.

While there is alot to be said about working in a small space, it’s certainly not any good unless you know where to find things. I always preferred small kitchens, because things could be done within an arm’s reach. Read more

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Unclutterer Teaching Kids to Fight Clutter

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moon-and-stars-media-storage-carouselIf you’re anything like me you’ve probably experienced first hand the fact that the older we get, the harder it is to break a bad habit or to create a good new one. Mandi Ehman has a great guest post over at Unclutterer all about teaching your kids to fight clutter at a young age.

Mandi stresses things like setting limits while still allowing your children to make choices on what to keep and what to toss. And to involve them in the de-cluttering process so they can learn while still maintaining some control of their “things”. You can read the full post here…[LG]Check out our Toy Storage![/LG]

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