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How to Clean and Organize the Flat Surfaces in Your Home

The second Monday in January is Clean Off Your Desk Day. You’ve had at least a week to decompress from any and all holiday shenanigans and it’s time to get back to real life.  Now this project isn’t just for January. Every day is a great day to get your home more organized. It reduces… Continue reading How to Clean and Organize the Flat Surfaces in Your Home

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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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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