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  1. Paper Management

    by , 08-13-2008 at 09:43 AM (C@rol's Blog)
    Here are some handy tips about how to keep your paperwork from getting out of control.


    -Staple papers together instead of using paper clips because paper clips often get caught on other papers.

    -Never keep entire magazines in a file. Look for any important articles, cut them out, staple the pieces together and file them.

    -Store your valuable papers in a safe deposit box or a fireproof safe.
    Keep your filing system updated
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  2. Clutter Control Rules

    by , 08-13-2008 at 09:19 AM (C@rol's Blog)
    Clutter Control Rules - Click Here
    Rules to help you with handling clutter.
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  3. How to Lend Money to Loved Ones

    by , 08-13-2008 at 09:10 AM (C@rol's Blog)
    By Elizabeth Brokamp

    Lending money to a friend or relative? Many folks will tell you, "Don't do it." Or at least never lend more money than you can risk losing. Unless you clearly define the terms of your loan at the outset, you may just as well have called it a gift and called it a day.

    Think that attitude is overly cynical? Watch People's Court or any one of the other judge shows on TV. Their dockets are chock-full of cases in which personal loans have
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  4. 6 Ways to Save on Groceries

    by , 08-13-2008 at 09:05 AM (C@rol's Blog)
    By Dayana Yochim

    If you're not moved much by the effort-to-payoff ratio of comparison shopping and coupon clipping (guilty!), this article is for you. Put down your scissors and recycle those Sunday circulars. Don't even bother fiddling with the calculator on your cell phone while you're navigating the supermarket aisles. That's right, with minimal-to-no pre-shopping preparation even sloths like me can save money on groceries.

    Incorporate a few of the following low-effort
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  5. #12 Meatloaf

    by , 08-12-2008 at 10:53 PM
    Tonight was meatloaf. I'm not sure I like the hamburger I have gotten from Dillon's. I normally buy from Walmart, but I got it on sale from Dillon's. I just don't like it very much. So, after using my stock of hamburger that I got (6 lbs) I will buy from Walmart.

    The meatloaf was okay. The mashed potatoes were really good. The peas were good.

    Dh and I talked about the need to lose weight. So, he thinks we need to be going to the Y three times a week. I have ...