The Best FREE Home Inventory Programs To Keep Track Of Everything You Own

Do you have a record of all the high-ticket items you've purchased that are currently in your home?  If you suffered a fire or flood would it be easy for you to determine exactly what was lost or destroyed?  It's important to have a detailed inventory of all your belongings in the event of a natural disaster, accident, or theft. Your home inventory should include everything that you can personally itemize within your house.  It should also include all of your insurance policies, … [Read more...]

Painting Dilemma Solved: How To Store & Use Leftover Paint

No matter the size of your painting project, odds are you will have at least one partial container of paint left over when the job is done. If the paint was a special mix, then you'll probably want to keep that remaining paint in good condition. It could come in handy if you ever have to touch-up or re-paint a scratched or damaged wall in the future. The problem is no one wants to keep lots of cans of paint in their house. So, without thinking twice, leftover paint cans usually end up on a … [Read more...]

Lots Of Fun Ways To Organize Shoes In Your Home + Tips For Keeping Your Shoes Organized Forever

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Have you lost count of the number of shoes you have?¬†Are there some that you've never even worn? Maybe there's more than just your shoes... but an entire family's worth of shoes that need some organization. Chances are, you currently have shoes in one or more of the following places: mudroom foyer or entryway of your home bedroom(s) garage porch (or deck/patio area) Of course, the ultimate goal is to have all of your shoes quickly available to you, while storing them … [Read more...]

Unique Wheelbarrows For Special Purposes + Creative Uses For The Everyday Garden Wheelbarrow

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Guaranteed, there's been one in your life at some point in time. You may have sworn at it once or twice as you lost your balance and dumped your load at the worst possible moment, but nonetheless, that trusty 'ol wheelbarrow has been the mainstay of many household projects. Since there are always inventors who are looking to build a better mousetrap, the wheelbarrow has been improved upon in many ways. There are many variations of wheelbarrows these days. They're not just for construction … [Read more...]

20 Great Tips For Having A Successful Yard Sale

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Each year as I do my spring cleaning, I get rid of all items that haven't been used in a year. Some of these things are like new. Others are gently used. They are placed in totes and set aside for a yard sale. Who knows?... What I can't use may be useful to someone else, or it may even be something that someone else desperately needs. You never know when your junk may be someone else's treasure. And to top it all off, a yard sale is a great way to bring in a bit of extra cash! When … [Read more...]

How To Fold Fitted Sheets… And More!

I was folding sheets today when I realized I really don't do it right. I especially do it wrong when I'm folding fitted sheets! No matter how hard I try, I just can't get past anything other than a lopsided lump when I'm folding fitted sheets. So I went back to an article I posted awhile ago about How To Fold Anything. It's always been a popular article, so I figured it was time to heed  my own advice... … [Read more...]

Cheap Plastic Hangers Are Cheap Plastic Hangers, Right?

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Well, not exactly.Believe it or not, there are actually some big differences among the many types of plastic hangers that are available.How do I know?Because moments ago, I finished switching out every single plastic hanger on Jim's side of the closet for a similar (but different) type of plastic hanger.Here's the scoop... … [Read more...]

The Best Tips & Tools For Selling Items On eBay

My mom was recently talking about try to sell a few things on eBay. This would be her very first attempt at selling something on eBay. It's a cinch to buy things on eBay, but selling takes a bit more work. So I started looking for some eBay tips & tools that might make the process easier for her. The good news: If you're not a wiz on the computer and signing up with a credit card (to use PayPal for handling all of the payments associated with your items) sounds intimidating... you're … [Read more...]

How To Fold Towels & Keep Them Hanging Straight In Your Bathroom

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I've written about some of the clever ways to fold things like shirts, napkins, and sheets. I've also shown you some fun ways to fold towels into creative shapes and animals. Now, it's time for the most practical folding technique that everyone can use on a daily basis: how to fold towels & keep them looking great when they're hanging on the towel rack!     How To Fold Towels & Hang Them Nicely The following how-to videos show you some unique ways to make a … [Read more...]