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  1. Blog
    Minimizing my wardrobe makes me think of all the other things I can minimize in my life. I seem more organized in my closet and my clothing choices. The fact that I can get 131 different ensembles from 33 pieices of clothing just blows my mind. I likely will not be able to blog tomorrow so...
  2. Blog
    I'm really liking this! I'm so surprised considering how scared I was to unload perfectly fine clothing. But honestly, the freedom and lightenss is astounding. Today, I re-wore the same clothes as yesterday because I didn't dirty them and I'm frugal with the laundry. A navy fleece and blue...
  3. Home Environment
    I went from working a full time job to a stay at home mom of 6 (8 if you include the Hub's!!) I volunteer at 1 foodbank (monthly), I run a weekly foodbank, am the head chef at my church, with that and the kids school sports and activities I'm busier than 10 other busy things! SO, my house has...
  4. Supplemental Income, Small Business
    Woohoo! My belly dance teacher hired me to clean the main floor of her home once a month and I've done that twice so far. She just called me to ask if I would be interested in organizing her sewing room!!! She makes costumes for herself and her troop but has items in multiple placed...
  5. Coupons
    I see that the "no clip" method is becoming more popular. Basically, filing full inserts and only clipping as needed. My method has been clip and file in my binder so I flip through pages while Im in the store. In the "no clip" method, you would only take your list and what coupons you will be...
  6. Home Environment
    I hate packing lunches, it is my absolute most despised chore. Starting next month I will have to pack 4 a day, only one can reheat leftovers. I'm thinking of setting up a sort of lunch packing station. A hidden place stocked with individual portions of snacks and lunch stuff that I can just...
  7. Just Tips
    ~My DH just bought one from his co-worker's kid for the 4th year in a row. For $10 we get a card that gives us free items and discounts at restaurants and nearby stores. Now this is only frugal if you were planning to go anyway to the places that participate. Two of the participants on the card...
  8. WOTHM
    I know that in order to keep things running smoothly both at work and at home, I need to be super organized. I'm guessing that most of you working moms (who work outside the home) are the same way, as we have just as much to do and not as many hours at home to do it! So, what are some of your...
  9. Just Tips
    My wife and I are trying to come up with an incoming mail system that works for us. Especially for tracking (and ultimately adding to the budget) irregular bills, such as that $11.63 patiant responsibility medical bill from 3 months ago that we somehow missed the first two mailings of. :thud...
  10. Food challenges
    ~I know many of you have mentioned in other threads that menu planning is an area you'd like to improve. Just a quick testimonial: I got disciplined in this area about 14 months ago through a grocery challenge thread and then through the 2009 Menu Planning Challenge thread. Over 2009 I'm very...
  11. Sewing
    So?? How do you organize all your stuff? Especially your patterns? Can you post pictures of your sewing area/room?
  12. Appliances
    ~Our electric dryer died in September '08. Since then we've hung all our laundry loads(5 or more per week, and I said we because dh helps :hearts:) out on our lines or around the house. Throughout the year of doing this I learned several things: *I really like hanging laundry: it's a relaxing...
  13. Question and Answer
    Hi, I was wondering if anyone knew of a website where I can keep a list of our pantry items online? Or anything else useful that might help us keep track?
  14. Question and Answer
    My sister and I were talking about recipes today and she mentioned she has several hundred recipes that she has collected over many years from magazines, etc. She is interested in recipe organization software. She would like one that will allow her to scan in her recipes. She also would like...
  15. Just Tips
    I am currently pregnant with my 5th child and we are unalbe at this time to buy a bigger place. does anyone have and tips for organizing my 3 bdrm 1 bath house? TIA BTW i have no basement and the town ordinances prevent us from adding on to it.
  16. Household notebooks and home manuals
    I have been reading the posts on household notebooks and organization with great interest. I live in a small one bedroom house. The bathroom is so small that you can sit on the potty and wash your hands in the sink. Lol! However, I have enough stuff for a two story house. I have gotten...
  17. Home Environment
    I really need to make better use of my pantry. It measures 23 inches x 23 inches, yes I said inches. It has 4 full size shelves, and 1about 1/2 the size of the others. It goes all the way to the ceiling. The problem I have it's just as wide as it is deep. I have trouble finding things in there...
  18. Home Environment
    Here's the checklist for February from Life Organizers to help us keep our lives and homes more organized: February Monthly Checklist
  19. Home Environment
    Here is another site that I enjoy in my constant mission to stay decluttered! Lots of helpful articles and tips to be found here! http://www.organizingyourlifetheeasyway.com/
  20. Home Environment
    http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/fea/lifetravel/stories/DN-nhm_organization_0103gd.State.Edition1.15fbb3a.html I really like Peter Walsh's trashbag idea- we will definately be doing that one this month.
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