We’ve shared the idea before of using magnets to keep your tweezers in place in your bathroom medicine cabinet. But the blog Superwoman has taken this idea one step farther and used a strip magnet to organize bobby pins. Take a look: If keeping them in the medicine cabinet isn’t for you, you can also use a popular desk accessory. […]
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It’s here, the last day of 2012. And after the dust settles from tonight’s festivities, we’ll be looking toward new things in 2013. So I want to know: what resolutions are you making for 2013? If you make resolutions, that is. I’ll share mine in the comments as well—after I come up with them. While you’re brainstorming, here are 4 […]
This weekend I tasked myself with cleaning out my childhood room. Instead of throwing out the slew of old books I discovered, I turned to Google to find out where I could donate them.
Enter Better World Books, an organization that collects used books and textbooks (even providing a free shipping label to streamline the process).
If you’ve played host or hostess this holiday season, you’ve likely been gifted a few bottles of wine. (Count me jealous!) For those that you didn’t consume at your parties or dinners, make sure you’re storing them on their side instead of standing up. Why? Because keeping the cork wet means it will stay expanded and prevent any gaps at […]
If you have more books than you have space on your bookshelf, you might find yourself having to put some of those beloved titles in storage—especially as your kids grow up and there are picture books that you just.can’t.part.with. If you do store some of your books, pack them up in cardboard boxes instead of in plastic bins. Why? Because plastic […]
The relatives are coming…and even though you resolved back in January to fix that scratch on the coffee table, almost 12 months have passed, and it’s still there. Not to worry: You can mask it in less than a minute. Simply break open a fresh walnut and rub the meat directly onto the spot. The oil covers marks on various […]