List Bliss

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list+beanCalling all list-a-holics! Have you seen this site yet? It’s called ListBean.

Signing up takes only a minute and then you have access to a bunch of customizable, printable lists!

Lists are categorized by topic. You have the ability to click into any list and easily customize it to fit your specific needs. You can also create a brand new list from scratch with their easy to use editor. Then the list is saved in their data bank for you to login and use or print any time.

Pretty cool tool – check it out!

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Product of the Week: Daily Planners get a Boost from momAgenda

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Momagenda PlannerThe new line of Organizers by momAgenda offers extra features and extra style, great for families and households of all sizes! Available in luscious, trendy colors and patterns, these planners offer a shot of much-needed inspiration when handling your family’s busy schedule!

By far the most useful thing about them is the fact that you can schedule for up to five people in one simple planner! Each week-at-a-view page is divided into five sections: A large section for Mom at the top, plus four additional sections below for organizing up to 4 kids’ schedules simultaneously. Read more

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What the Heck is MDF? and Other Questions Answered

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fiber-boardI do a lot of online shopping and research. In my investigations, I’ve discovered that there are a myriad of terms that retail websites use, and they expect us to understand what they mean. Well, sometimes we don’t. And that’s why I’ll be bringing you a series of posts explaining some of these terms so you can be an educated online shopper. Today we’ll be talking about wood.

Anything claiming to be made of solid wood is just that – solid wood. Easy enough. But what about items that say they are made from particle board, pressed wood or MDF. Do you know what those are? Read more

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Organizing a Spouse: It Can Be Done!

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hippo-cookie-jarPlease help me extend a warm welcome to a new contributor to the CCF blog, Kim Henson! Find out more about Kim and her work on our “bio” page. Thanks, Kim, for this wonderful contribution!

In from work every afternoon, my husband piled his jacket and hat on the wooden coat rack inside our living room door. He would drop his keys and mail on the dining room table. And then drape his work shirt over the back of one of the chairs. Into the next room, he dumped his change in a coffee mug he pulled out of the kitchen cabinet.

Some rusty nut, bolt or an old key, would end up in my favorite ceramic bowl on the island in our kitchen. Also lying here and there were nail clippers, his pocketknife, cell phones (he has two) and at least one pair of shoes. Read more

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Are You a Grasshopper or an Ant? And Why It’s Good to Know…

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ant-and-grasshopperOnce upon a time, there was a Grasshopper enjoying a beautiful summer day. He was hopping about, chirping and singing to his heart’s content.

In the middle of the Grasshopper’s delightful afternoon, an Ant passed by, struggling to carry an ear of corn he was taking to the nest.

“Why not come and chat with me,” said the Grasshopper, “instead of working so hard?” Read more

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