Repurposing unwanted items

The Environmental Protection Agency says that 85% of all discarded textiles, which is about 12 million tons, end up in landfills across the country each year. Finding a way to reuse or repurpose these clothes, can help save landfill space. Of course, clothing is not the only thing we can repurpose. Objects made of metal, […]

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Be prepared for an extended absence from your family

Several situations require individuals to be away from home for a long period of time. If a family member is in the military and is deployed for months without coming back home, plans need to be made for their absence. A family member may need to receive medical treatment or surgery and be away from […]

November Tips and Tricks

Quote of the Month “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” Melody Beattle What caught my attention most […]

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Organizing Your Craft Or Sewing Room

Few things are more frustrating than grabbing a ball of yarn and finding a tangled mess. Looking through drawers of supplies and not finding what you want is another source of distress. Try a new method of keeping your supplies in an orderly fashion, which goes a long way to creating your ideal crafting or […]

Clutter-free gift giving

Like it or not, the season of gift giving is just around the corner. This year, try to “think outside the gift box.” Now is the time to start thinking about clutter-free gifts. While getting your own clutter under wraps, try not to add to the clutter of others. Think like a minimalist, and do […]