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Liquid Dish Soap to Use and Why

Remember when we began switching our cleaning and laundry detergents? We've gone from all of our cleaning and laundry supplies from the standard cleaning aisle, advertised on TV, and least expensive to only a handful of store bought products that are made by a few companies. The liquid dish soap was the last switch -… Continue reading Liquid Dish Soap to Use and Why

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How to Keep Slugs Out of Vegetable Gardens

I love killing slugs. Is it wrong that I enjoy destroying them so much? I'm going with no. Those slimy creatures slither and munch my precious veggies growing in the garden. In the early spring, they are notorious. Their goal? To set up shop in vegetable gardens and multiply. "Get off of my vegetables you… Continue reading How to Keep Slugs Out of Vegetable Gardens

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Our Year Long Home Organization Project and Having Less Stuff

The results are in from last year's home organization project and our goal to have less stuff. The verdict? I'm thrilled. The space is glorious. Drawers are opening and closing without bursting. Much like space in the margins of a book - or a website not being too cluttered - that's what it looks like.… Continue reading Our Year Long Home Organization Project and Having Less Stuff

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Home Organization Project 52

Finally! The last week of our year long home organization project. It's been a long year, hasn't it? Time for another New Year and all of the resolutions that get made. We won't be doing year-two of this decluttering madness, I promise. Home Organization Project 52 This week’s project. Travel gear - luggage, bags, and… Continue reading Home Organization Project 52

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Home Organization Project 51

Question: How can you tell when it's time to clean out, organize, and sort through household files? Answer: When you go to file something and the drawer breaks because it's too full. Yes, for this week's home organization project - yes, that's week #51 of our weekly home organization project - we did our household… Continue reading Home Organization Project 51

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Home Organization Project 50

We've waited until the gift giving time of year for this week's home organization project and to straighten out all of our gift wrapping stuff. It's not just the Christmas season that we're wrapping gifts for - in our house, it's the birthday season, too. From mid-November to mid-January, everyone in our family has a… Continue reading Home Organization Project 50