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Top 5 Ways to Get Organized

September 15, 2016

You’ve gotten motivated to organize an area that’s driving you crazy, but you need a strategy to get started. That involves making decisions—something you avoid whenever possible. Well, help has arrived: Scroll through this list of organizing methods and select the one that best fits your situation. You’re halfway done! Organizing Method: Alphabetical order. Best…

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Expert Cleaning Hacks That Make Walls Sparkle

September 07, 2016

Dirty shoes, sporting gear, crayons, Sunday lasagna—they’ve all made lasting impressions on your walls. Fortunately, you may not need to apply a new coat of paint to erase the damage. You can restore your walls to mint condition by using the following expert hacks. For Scuffs Scuff marks are inevitable—and possibly the easiest to remove….

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Your Checklist For Less Stressful Mornings

September 05, 2016

Scrambled eggs burning in a skillet; kids ransacking the house in search of missing shoes and homework; rushed conversations with your spouse about conflicting schedules. … Mornings can bring a whirlwind of activity that generates a lot of stress. How do you keep from feeling dizzy and exhausted before breakfast? Start by making a checklist….

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Organize Your Child’s Room in 8 Steps

August 25, 2016

How many times have you spent hours decluttering your kid’s room, only to have the mess reappear two days later? It’s enough to drive any parent crazy! Gale Sitomer of G Sitomer Design shares her strategies to transform three trouble zones from tornado to tidy, before the new school year begins: In the Play Area…

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7 Things That Save My Camping Trips

August 19, 2016

Every summer, my husband and I pack our car, drive to a campsite, pitch our tent, and await nature-laden bliss. Instead of finding bliss, we’ve had our share of mishaps: one time, the “Most Anticipated Breakfast Ever” slid off our camp stove into the dirt; another time, an unexpected barrage of storms flattened our tent…

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How to Extend the Life of Your Lawn Mower

August 12, 2016

At this point in the summer, your hardworking lawn mower probably looks like a hot, dirty mess. What’s worse, all that excess gunk and debris can decrease your lawn mower’s life and performance (and increase your frustration). Here’s how to make sure your mower remains a clean, mean, reliable cutting machine. Aerate the Air Filter…

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Clean Your Home’s Exterior the Easy Way

July 25, 2016

Cleaning your home’s exterior doesn’t have to be a huge summer production. In fact, it can be drama-free. The following tricks help make the process easy, effective, and maybe even fun. Wash Outdoor Windows Do pollen and outdoor grime obstruct your view of the world? Summer’s the perfect time to let more sunlight in. Instead of…climbing…

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