Category Archives: housekeeping

Make Your Own Baggie Dryer

Green living is a goal for me, and there are some pretty good products on the market to help with that. Still, I’ve come across some items that, while they serve the purpose, the frugal side of me stops to … Continue reading

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Simplify Your Closet and You Simplify Your Life

When we think of simplicity, we don’t always think about simplifying clothing or wardrobes, but taking care of clothes takes a lot of time. Imagine a closet in which clothes are easy to see and find. And when you take … Continue reading

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Junk in the Trunk

by Donna Poehner I’m not a pack rat (I’ve lived with a couple, so I know one when I see one), but I do tend to hang onto things too long. I think it’s because I don’t want to waste … Continue reading

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Wringer Washers Rock! Save Water, Energy and Money!

I’ve long had a fascination with the old wringer washers. I can still recall the sounds of our upstairs neighbor’s machine, whirr, clunk, brrrrr and the fresh smells of washing powder and soap on wash day. Hers was electric but … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning: Airing Out and Breathing In

Ah, spring cleaning! Opening windows to let the warm breeze in. Shaking off dust of winter! I look forward to it each year even if I’m not actually very good at it. Spring cleaning became popular way back when we … Continue reading

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