Eliminating Common Household Odors

One of my favorite things about the mild temperatures of spring and fall is that I can open all of the windows in the house to let the cool breeze blow through and air it out. We've all heard that indoor air can be extremely unhealthy, but with six of us cooped up in the…

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Weekend Reading: September 25, 2010

On Thursday, we drove down to Asheville, North Carolina where Tara from Deal Seeking Mom and I were speaking at the Type-A Mom Blog Conference about hiring help for your blog. We're heading home today, but I do love this part of the country, and driving through the Blue Ridge Mountains has definitely been a…

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Plan to Eat…Your Way: Share Recipes!

As you may know, I've been working closely with the folks from Plan to Eat for a few months now, as a spokesperson and as the blogger behind the Plan to Eat Blog. One of my favorite things about this online menu-planning program is that they're continually adding new features that make it even better.…

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Three Revelations That Lead to Greater Success
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Three Revelations That Lead to Greater Success

The following post is from Jeff of My Super-Charged Life: Do you want to enjoy more success? However you define success, you likely want more of it.  You want to accomplish more of your goals.  You want to experience more favorable outcomes. And you want to see more of your intended purpose become reality. After…

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Question of the Day: Exclamation Points!

Although I don't use a ton of exclamation points here on Life Your Way, it's usually because I've edited them out after writing my first draft. And if you've gotten an email from me, you probably know that I tend to use them liberally in emails. To me, an exclamation point signifies an upbeat, friendly…

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Defining Organic, Fair Trade, Sustainable + More

One thing that makes "green living" seem more confusing or complicated than it needs to be is that there are so many different terms which all fall under the green heading. And while some people focus on the importance of organic food and skincare products, others be more concerned with fair trade or social responsibility.…

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Fun & Unique Desktop Accessories

When we were at the Outer Banks this summer, I spotted the cutest little desktop accessories at Kitty Hawk Kites. They were little modern metal figures doing handstands and other fun tricks, just about 3-4” tall each. We didn’t get them, thinking we’d be able to find them again some other time, but I haven’t…

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Decluttering Questions Printable

The hardest part about decluttering for most people isn't the time or effort it takes. Instead, it's simply making the decision to let go of something that you've been holding onto for some reason or another. Earlier this year, I shared 10 questions that you can ask yourself to help you declutter, and today I'm…

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Quick Tip: Watch Out for Smart Quotes

Do you know what smart quotes are? Despite the picture above, they really don't have anything to do with actual quotations. Instead, smart quotes refers to formatting that's added automatically to quotation marks by some programs, which shows distinctly which are opening quotation marks and which are closing. For example, these are smart quotes: ""…

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Save Money with Flexible Spending Accounts

The following post is from Madison of My Dollar Plan and Kids and Money at about.com: Flexible spending accounts, or FSAs, are a great way to save money. And if you are like me, you love to save money! You can use flex spending accounts to purchase health care needs using pre-tax money. These purchases…

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