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Manage Your Paper Clutter: Organizing Paper Files

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Mandi from Life Your Way and I have joined forces with AboutOne.com to bring you a video series on managing your paper clutter. We’re wrapping up the series this month. This week I address how to organize paper files. Click here if you can’t see the video. Did you miss the beginning of the series? Watch Mandi’s […]

Why Dishwashing by Hand Can be a Fun Choice

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The following is a post from LifeasMOM contributor, Prerna: Washing the dishes by hand has been my favorite part of housekeeping. When I got married, my mother-in-law thought I was crazy sicne each night I would happily and enthusiastically jump at the chance of doing the dishes. Yes, that’s how much I love playing with […]

How to Get Ready in 30 Minutes a Day

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Ever find that mornings are harried? Wonder how to get yourself put together in the mornings without spending hours primping and curling? Looking for some ways to streamline your life, besides throwing on a pair of yoga pants and pulling your hair into a ponytail? The morning rush doesn’t have to be, well, rushed. There […]

What Papers Should You Keep?

Mandi from Life Your Way and I have joined forces with AboutOne.com to bring you a video series on managing your paper clutter. We’ll spend the next few months discussing strategies for managing your paper clutter. This week I address the Big Question: What Papers Should You Keep? Click here if you can’t see the video. Did […]

Housekeeping 101: Simple Tips Your Mom Might Have Forgotten to Tell You

There’s a lot to learn in this life. Reading, writing, arithmetic. How to balance a budget, book an airline flight, and change a tire. Cook a gourmet meal, plant a garden, sew a seam. And sometimes, housekeeping skills fall by the wayside. Perhaps Mom was busy earning a wage and didn’t have time to pass […]

Time Management & Weekly Routines

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A few weeks ago I shared some ways that I was learning to manage my time better. Rather than prepare a schedule that I would inevitably fail, I created a time budget, alloting a certain amount of each day to the tasks I need to do in order to keep my life ship-shape. But as […]

Paper Clutter Triage

Mandi from Life Your Way and I have joined forces with AboutOne.com to bring you a video series on managing your paper clutter. We’ll spend the next few months discussing strategies for managing your paper clutter. This week I address “paper clutter triage” – how to sort and distinguish the important from what can be trashed or […]

Save Money at the Grocery Store with Grocery University

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As longtime readers will know, I am a grocery geek. It’s rare that I buy groceries that aren’t on sale. Well, maybe not rare, but certainly painful. I avoid it at all costs. I prefer to stock up on items when they are on sale rather than pay full price when I “need them.” My […]