Author Archives: Trish

Tired of Cracked Eggs?

If you’re going to dye Easter Eggs this weekend, you’re going to need a lot of hard-boiled eggs!  Add some salt to your boiling water first. Several pinches will do.  This reduces the risk of eggs cracking while they cook.  You … Continue reading

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Coffee Filters

One of our customers sent this to me and I thought this was very appropriate for our “Budgeting Tips” section.  Coffee filters ..who knew! And you can buy 1,000 for almost nothing! 1. Cover bowls or dishes when cooking in … Continue reading

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Movie Night Has Moved To The Living Room

More and more frequently, people are discarding their weekends at the movie theatre in favor of a DVD rental, movie channels or streaming video. Why? One of the big reasons is you can pop a huge bowl of popcorn and … Continue reading

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My Review of Flex-N-Carry Hamper by Rubbermaid

The Flex-N-Carry hamper by Rubbermaid is a winner! Carry your laundry with less effort with soft flexible handles that are easy to grab and don’t hurt your hands. Great for transporting to the laundry; you can carry detergent in one … Continue reading

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What It Means To Be Organized…One Person's Opinion

Every once in a while, I go on a cleaning frenzy.  The kind an expecting mother has when she’s “nesting”.  Everything gets turned inside out, shaken out, dusted, wiped down, etc.  We go through trash bags like crazy and the box … Continue reading

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Office Makeover

Just this week, I was able to move out of one office and into another.  This really opened up an opportunity for me to take a look at my normal work routine and really plan for efficiency and productivity.  I’m … Continue reading

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Use Your De-Cluttering Skills Everyday

There is no sense in de-cluttering your home only to have the clutter invade again and multiply. The goal here is to eliminate clutter and KEEP IT AWAY. Junk mail is going to continue to show up in your mailbox. … Continue reading

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When De-Cluttering, Start Small…

If you’re new to de-cluttering, you don’t want to tackle something as large as the garage for your first project. Start small. Perhaps a “junk drawer” in the kitchen or your nightstand drawer. Try decluttering your magazine bin. Do you … Continue reading

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Kick The Clutter Habit

Rita Emmett’s Basic Clutter Fact: If you plan to get organized tomorrow, you’ve got to de-clutter today. Getting organized when you’re surrounded by clutter is so difficult, it’s almost impossible. But getting organized once your clutter is gone is almost … Continue reading

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Q&A: Rubber Stamp Storage

Question: I am a rubber stamper and wonder if you have any storage ideas to store the stamps, both mounted and unmounted. Answer: I am more of a scrapbooker so I don’t have the knowledge of all the fun goodies that … Continue reading

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