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Tips for Yard Sale Success

Tuesday June 16, 2009
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Tips for Yard Sale Success

After basking in the euphoria of our successful yardsale, I thought it might be nice to outline what I felt were the keys to our success. PRE-SALE Make it a neighborly affair Prior to my sale, I emailed my neighbors to see if anyone else wanted to join in.  I didn’t get any takers,...

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WFMW: DIY Foaming Handsoap

Wednesday May 6, 2009
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WFMW:   DIY Foaming Handsoap

This week’s Works For Me Wednesday is recession-inspired and frugally focused. My tip relates to foaming hand soap.  I love the Method brand. It’s “green”, it’s attractive and it’s reasonably affordable.   However, it’s neither green nor affordable if you have to buy a new pump every time it runs out. Method sells larger refill...

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WFMW: Help Me Get the Kids Ready On Time!

Wednesday April 1, 2009
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WFMW:  Help Me Get the Kids Ready On Time!

It’s been a while since I particiated in “Works for Me Wednesday”, so it may be cheating to resume with this “backwards” edition.  But the idea this week is instead of posting a solution, I post a problem and YOU, faithful readers (and anyone else who wanders in) – share your solution. My delimma...

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WFMW: Jelly Telly – Fantastic Faith-Based Kids Show — and it’s free!

Tuesday January 20, 2009
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WFMW:  Jelly Telly – Fantastic Faith-Based Kids Show — and it’s free!

Phil Vischer, co-creator of Veggie Tales, has come out with a new concept called “Jelly Telly.”  Phil explains that when Veggie Tales was created, VHS was the new cutting-edge technology taking America by storm.  But today, kids are exposed to media a variety of ways — iPods, online sites, cable, etc.  He had a...

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WFMW: Managing Mitten Mess

Tuesday January 13, 2009
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WFMW:  Managing Mitten Mess

We have a small cabinet in our mudroom that contains, among other things, our winter accessories, such as hats and gloves. I had been keeping these items in bins – and this works fine when they are out of season. However, when winter weather rolls around and my kids go looking for gloves, the...

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WFMW: Label Your Cords

Tuesday January 6, 2009
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WFMW:  Label Your Cords

If you’re like us, you probably added a few electronic doodads to your home this Christmas. If you’re smart, you’ll label them now, before you forget what the heck they are for. Over the summer, I got fed up with the random cords to random chargers and things I would find lying around my...

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