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How to re-organize your filing cabinet
How to rid your home of pesky household odors
4 Steps to get your lawn ready for summer
Making your own vehicle emergency kit
Ways to keep Legos Organized and picked up.


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How to re-organize your filing cabinet

How to re-organize your filing cabinet
So, you are an organized person, right?  You started organizing your filesyearsago.  However, years have passed; you met someone special or you bought a house (we all know how much paperwork comes from that) and your filing system has now become outdated.  You have stacks of paper ON TOP of your filing cabinet that you will file “some day,” you pulled from files and have not re-filed and now you are desperately looking for that one document.

How to rid your home of pesky household odors

How to rid your home of pesky household odors
When winter came to your neck of the woods, did you close your house up tight to ward off the Antarctic freeze or did you take a tough guy approach and fight winter all the way by keeping some windows cracked open?  I am guessing you closed up your house preparing for a deep freeze.  When you did that, did your house start to smell musty and stale?  While fumigating your house with Febreze or your select perfume might work for the short run, I am going to give you some rock solid ideas on removing odors rather than covering them.

4 Steps to get your lawn ready for summer

Is your lawn looking a little down and out. Here are 4 steps that will help get it back to looking good.

Step 1. Aerate the soil. This helps water, air, and roots to move around. You can rent an aerator if you do not have one.

Step 2. Mow the old grass as low as possible. To remove what they call thatch which prevents water from entering.

Step 3. Stop the weeds. So you need to fertilize with some weed and feed.

Step 4. Water, water, water

Making your own vehicle emergency kit

Spring is almost here and it is the time to start those road trips again. It is important to be safe while driving, so carrying an emergency kit with you at all times is very important. Here is a list of things that you should consider putting in your vehicle emergency kit.

  • A first-aid kit
  • Work gloves or latex gloves
  • Two quarts of oil
  • Jumper cables
  • Antifreeze
  • Brake fluid
  • A blanket
  • A flashlight with fresh batteries
  • A Phillips head screwdriver
  • A flat head screwdriver
  • Vise grips
  • An adjustable wrench
  • A pair of pliers

Ways to keep Legos Organized and picked up.

Ways to keep all those Lego's pieces picked up and organized.
Tired of painfully stepping on those little Lego pieces that your kids keep leaving around the house. Here are a couple organizing ideas for the hundreds of Lego pieces your kids own these days.

Here is a Lego bag you can make. This website tells you how to make it step-by-step, and is an easy way for your kids to clean up after themselves without you stepping on any pieces afterward.

Repurposing ideas for old doors

Are you having a sudden itch to build something from stuff you
have lying around. Here are four really cool ideas that you can do with old wood doors and wood you might have, or could find really

Kitchen island

Bench swing

Coffee table

Chalk board weekly duties



Valentines Day box ideas for your kids

Here are some cute ideas you can complete with your kids, so they can have cute valentines boxes to show off to there friends at school. 

  • Paper lunch bag
  • Construction paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Markers

  • Shoe box
  • Red paint
  • Red solo cups
  • Scissors
  • Glue

  • Box (any size)
  • Construction paper
  • String
  • scissors
  • glue stick

Easy ways to pull stains from your carpet.

Easy ways to pull stains from your carpet.

Everyone gets stains in their carpet but not everyone has a carpet shampooer, here is an easier cheaper way to get rid of those stains.

You will need:
-White towel NOT COLORED (colored towel will leave color in your carpet)
-Carpet cleaning solution (you can use something store bought or you can mix dish soap and water or water and vinegar) 

Step 1
Plug your iron in next to the area where the carpet stain is located and place it on the highest steam setting available.

Putting Away Christmas

Putting Away Christmas:
How to Organize YourHolidayDecorations
Ready to reclaim your house fromChristmas? This is your online instruction manual to get you started on thetask of putting away Christmas. Do it now, and you will be pleasantly surprisedwhen you go to access your holiday decorations next Christmas. Our five stepprocess to an organized holiday:
1.     Groupyour holiday items into categories;

How To Clean An Artificial Christmas Tree

How to Clean An Artificial Christmas Tree
Christmas is coming closer. It is time to start decorating your house for the biggest festival and to welcome Santa. Every year it is not always possible to buy a new Christmas tree. That is why a lot of people wrap their artificial Christmas tree with covers and keep them in the store room for next year. What becomes a major problem is cleaning the artificial Christmas tree. You find it really hard to remove the dirt from the pine needles of the artificial Christmas tree.