Tips For Pricing Native American Collectibles That You Want To Sell

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First, let me say that if you own Native American collectibles, then chances are you probably aren't going to be selling them at a yard sale.However, there is always the possibility that you inherited some that you have no interest in keeping. Or, you may have been interested in the items as collectibles in the past, but now you no longer are and you wish to sell them.Whatever the reason, if you have some Native American collectibles that you'd like to sell, here are some tips for … [Read more...]

How To Make Your Own All Natural Fabric Softener + The Best Ways To Remove Static Cling

You can make your own natural fabric softener for just pennies! photo by gezellig-girl.com on Flickr

Let's face it, Downey and other liquid fabric softeners are expensive!Not to mention the fact that they're made with harsh chemicals, as opposed to using only natural ingredients.With so many of us doing our best to live greener these days, it makes sense to make your own (safer) household cleaners whenever possible. Homemade liquid fabric softener is no exception.The fact is that our grandmothers knew all about the benefits of using natural fabric softeners, and there's no reason … [Read more...]

Best Picture Hanging Tips: How To Hang Pictures & Artwork On The Wall Like A Pro

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Pictures can bring life to a room and help to create just the right atmosphere for your home.If you're like me, then making sure that all pictures hang straight on the wall is a huge deal.I hate it when I hang pictures only to spend forever adjusting and re-adjusting them in an attempt to get them all to hang just right. Following are the best picture hanging tips you should use every time you hang new photos on your wall... #1  Pictures should be hung at eye … [Read more...]

Top 14 Yard Sale Shopping Tips To Score The Best Garage Sale Deals

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It's that time of year again when those of us who love to find good deals hit the yard sale circuit.Thrift stores and yard sales are 2 of my all-time favorite summer pastimes.Who doesn't love a bargain, right?That's one of the coolest things about yard sales is finding those really great bargains!There is definitely an art to being a yard sale shopper and being able to spot the best garage sale deals.Here are 14 ways to find the absolute best yard sale deals... … [Read more...]

DIY Home Security Tips – Simple Ways To Burglar-Proof Your House

Did you know that there is a burglary in a home, apartment or condominium every 15 seconds. In fact, according to FBI statistics, 60% of burglaries occur while the home is occupied! So, there's no time like the present to make your home as secure from thieves as possible. Right? Following are the best things you can do to prevent your home from being broken into...   … [Read more...]

Tankless Water Heater Cost, Pros & Cons, And Installation Tips

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Tankless water heaters for the home are becoming very popular -- especially when you think about the fact that heating water accounts for 25% of the energy used your home. It only makes sense to heat water more efficiently, if you can. Unlike a conventional water heater that is constantly "on" in order to have hot water available when you need it, a tankless water heater is different in that it turns "on" only when it's needed and heats your water on demand. … [Read more...]

Best Kitchen Cabinet Organizers

I don't know about you, but if I didn't have kitchen organizers my kitchen would be such a mess! I love these things, and I've been known to buy extras of my favorites. Being organized in the kitchen makes cooking so much more enjoyable, don't you think?  And easier too! Not only can you find exactly what you're looking for instead of digging around in cabinet for it, but your recipes come together so much more quickly when you have the right tools in place. These are the best kitchen … [Read more...]

Moving Announcements: 6 Fun Ways To Let People Know You’re Moving (…Or That You’ve Already Moved!)

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Whether you tend to move a lot or you're preparing for one of your first moves, you'll want to keep everyone informed and up-to-date with your new address.But you don't have to be boring about it!There are lots of fun and creative ways to inform people that you'll be moving soon (...or that you've already moved).Following are some of the most unique ways to let your friends and family know that you are moving... … [Read more...]

Are Red & Purple Salvia Plants The Ones Used When Smoking Salvia?

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Most of us recognize Salvia as a houseplant that is commonly found in garden centers and flower beds across America.Salvia is a member of the mint family.As it turns out, when it is smoked or ingested, one species of the lovely Salvia plant becomes a psychedelic drug.That species is Salvia Divinorum. There is a new drug on the scene, and unlike Meth, Crack Cocaine, or Marijuana, this one is legal. Its name is Salvia Divinorum or Salvia for short. Source  Salvia - As … [Read more...]