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Funky Junk Interiors Lil Blue Boo Guest Post: 10 Simple Steps to a Clean Home I’m excited to feature a guest post from Erica Daniels over at eeendevors.com; a blog that focuses on “Strategic, Money-Saving Living” — yup, I’m a fan! She is so sweet and her blog is full of fabulous frugal-living tips, ideas, resources…and of course, coupons! However, today she’s talking about her life and how she keeps her home clean and organized with 10 simple steps {you’re going to love these!} If you are looking for a great way to quickly clean and organize your home, Erica’s 10-step process might just do the trick! Thanks Erica! I feel like my home has gotten out of MY control. This 10-step program is a simple way to keep up with all your house work and still live life {and I know Andrea is all about simplicity over here on her blog!} 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. These steps are organized from most to least important so it’s OK if they aren’t ALL finished at the end of each day.

Creative Uses for Dropbox That You Haven't Thought Of Do you think you’ve thought of all possible uses for Dropbox? You haven’t. Neither have I. Writers like me will never get sick of dreaming up new ways to use Dropbox, because this seemingly simple tool can be used to accomplish so much. It’s a program that provides a simple service – sync a particular folder on your computer with all of your other computers and a web service. Here are just a few ideas that changed the way I use Dropbox; maybe they’ll change the way you use it too. Always Have Access To Your Portable Apps Whether you’ve downloaded everything from our list of the best portable apps or have your own carefully crafted collection, Dropbox is a convenient way to access your collection from any computer you own. Even better, in many cases your settings will sync, meaning you can use your program on one computer just as you set it on another. Sync Your eBook Library Have access to your eBook collection, everywhere. Monitor Your Computer Remotely Sync Any Folder On Your Computer

Bee In My Bonnet Making your own beach stone buttons Over the holiday's I gathered a few stones from my beach visits to have a go at making them into buttons. They will need to be fairly flat and not to big. There are soft rocks and hard rocks - sand and lime stone are the easiest to drill. Also take into account the size of the stone. I purchased two different types of drill bits from the local hardware store. You can go all out and purchase proper drilling bits more suitable but they will cost a lot more. The 3mm bit was designed for masonry such as bricks, tiles and concrete. The 1.5mm was a Hi Power Bit to be used for metal, wood & plastic. Mark where you would like the holes to be. Add a piece of wood under the stone to protect the surface top you are working on. Hold the stone in a Multi Grips or an adjustable plier to keep it still. Some suggest working in water but I found it awkward to hold the stone flat with the grips and drill in the water. You may wish to protect your eyes with glasses. Carefully drill your holes.

Lulu the Baker 30 Challenges for 30 Days Did you know that it takes 30 days to form a new habit? The first few days are similar as to how you would imagine the birth of a new river. Full of enthusiasm it gushes forth, only to be met by strong obstacles. So, take a moment to reflect on the question ‘Who do I want to be in 5 years?’ Check out this short TED talk first to get inspired: Now pick one or more challenges and stick with them! However, be cautioned, picking too many challenges at the same time can easily result in a failure of all of them. #1 Write a I-Like-This-About-You note/text/email each day for someone (Easy) This is the perfect way to let someone else know you care. #2 Talk to one stranger each day (Hard) This is a great one to cure approaching anxiety. #3 Take one picture each day (Hard) This one gets harder nearing the end of the challenge because at one point you will run out of the easy shots. #4 Re-evaluate one long-held belief each day (Intermediate) #5 Take a 30 minute walk each day (Easy) We recommend:

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