Cleaning and Organization

Stop the Junk Mail – Get Rid of Credit Card Spam Forever

When I was a kid I would check the mailbox every day after school when I got off the school bus. Hoping I magically had mail for some reason. Now, I check my mailbox hoping there is something other than credit card offers.  With identity theft running rampant the last thing I need is for… Continue reading Stop the Junk Mail – Get Rid of Credit Card Spam Forever

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How to Organize Your Passwords and Keep Them Secure

Here’s the truth. Most people (including myself) are really, really bad at passwords. I’m still using passwords from when I first started using the internet thirteen years ago. Instead of changing passwords over the years I just tacked on capital letters, numbers, and punctuation marks to that same initial password. To make matters worse I… Continue reading How to Organize Your Passwords and Keep Them Secure

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How to Organize Your Spices and Seasonings

I never really learned how to cook when I was growing up. My mom is a very picky vegetarian that doesn’t eat vegetables and my step-dad was into overcooked meat and potatoes. So really I just ate a lot of pizza, potatoes, and hamburger helper as a kid.  Mid college I started watching cooking shows… Continue reading How to Organize Your Spices and Seasonings

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How to Organize Your Kitchen Utensils and Gadgets

Let’s talk about kitchen organization. As I was trying to write this post title I got stuck on the word “utensils.” Is there a better word for all of those spatulas, whisks, measuring cups, and whatever? So I did a quick search on Pinterest and the word “gadget” came up. Did you know that the… Continue reading How to Organize Your Kitchen Utensils and Gadgets

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How to Write a Basic Shopping List

Every “save money at the grocery store” article tells you to use a shopping list. This advice is completely on point. You’ll save money, time, and you’ll actually get all of the things that you need. But many people still don’t use shopping lists. (I should know, I’m a Walmart cashier in real life.) And unless… Continue reading How to Write a Basic Shopping List

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How to Make a Simple Mail Station

The place where you drop your mail as you come in the door is probably one of the most important places in your home. When it comes to incoming bills and the resulting outgoing payments you want to make sure everything is accounted for. That’s why it’s so important to create an organized mail station. … Continue reading How to Make a Simple Mail Station

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How to Make Your Own Meal Plan Magnets

Today I’m going to show you how to make your own customized magnets. It’s a lot simpler than you think. I’m making mine to use on my calendar to help me plan meals. This post contains affiliate links. That means if you click a link and then make a purchase I’ll make a small commission at no… Continue reading How to Make Your Own Meal Plan Magnets

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8 Tips to Improve Your Simple Wall Calendar

When I was a kid I took great care in choosing my wall calendar for the year. It pretty much always ended up being one with puppies or kittens in the pictures. As I got older I favored sunsets, castles, and lighthouses. Then I would go through and write down my sibling’s birthdays (which I… Continue reading 8 Tips to Improve Your Simple Wall Calendar