Stay Organized With The Low-Tech (Yet Amazing) PocketMod

OMG!... For those of us who like to stay organized -- and who don't already lug around a personal organizer (PDA, Franklin Planner, etc.) -- this nifty little piece of low-tech gadgetry will knock your socks off. It's called PocketMod. The PocketMod is a FREE disposable personal organizer that's filled with templates you can use to print out and make your own lists and schedules. But wait... it's much more than that! … [Read more...]

Unsold Flowers, Trees & Shrubs Available To You For FREE!

Kim Komando has shed some light on a little-known secret in the world of plants & flowers. She writes: Have you wondered what happens to the plants nurseries don't sell? I was surprised to learn that they're destroyed. What a waste! Well, Free Trees and Plants "rescues" unsold plants. Then they're offered to you for free -- you only pay postage and handling. ...How cool is that?!?   … [Read more...]

Kids’ Toys Kicked To The Curb…

Never has the saying 'one man's trash is another man's treasure'¬†been so evident before as it is today -- in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. I had actually been meaning to write about this for awhile, but now it rings true on a whole DIFFERENT level...   Kids' Toys Kicked To The Curb When I see children's used toys piled up at the curb on garbage day, I can't help but wonder if there isn't SOME little boy or girl who wouldn't find SOME value in a used (maybe even broken) new … [Read more...]

Freecycle – It’s Like A Random Act of Kindness

Well, we did our good deed for the day and gave our trusty old weight bench to someone who will hopefully use it more than we did. We got some nice feedback from the new owners over on the Freecycle site: "Thanks soooo much to the couple that gave us the weight bench. It is wonderful and in GREAT condition. We want to express our deepest appreciation. God Bless!" -Laura and John Freecycle is the site we used to find a new owner for our weight bench. … [Read more...]

Freecycle: What Do You Want? What Have You Got?


Freecycle is a grassroots project where people are giving (and receiving) stuff for FREE in their own towns. It's like a mini-eBay, only it's categorized by regions, so you join the group that's in the same city or county as you. (That way, it's easy to GIVE or GET items to others who live near you.) After hearing about Freecycle on the news soon after it began in 2003, I signed up. UPDATE: I've now been a member for 8 years! It's hard to believe that there are over 1,200 Freecycle … [Read more...]