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Organize and Decorate Everything — Organize Your Life and Decorate Your World

Organize and Decorate Everything — Organize Your Life and Decorate Your World
Here is another garland I made for Emilee’s birthday and to decorate her bedroom door. This is another great way to give money as a gift. To make the Dollar Bow Garland you can make as many bows as you like and in any denomination. My folding skills aren’t amazing so I decided on making a simple bow. Start by folding the bill in half length wise. Fold one end of the bill toward the center, then the other end. Accordion fold the center of the bill a bit then smush it together. Cut a length of bakers twine and wrap it around the center of the bill a few times to secure it. Cut bakers twine for the length of the banner. Emilee loved it! I have one more garland I made for her birthday. Check out these posts if you missed fun ways to give money to teens:Straw GarlandBirthday Money Balloons Do you know the perfect birthday gift for your teen? I started with 50 $1 bills and 18 straws. I measured and cut the straws in half. Then I used a needle to pull the bakers twine through each straw.

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Simple Dimples: Organization Binders DropBox download added/Updated Photos Dec. 10,2012 How the Binders are Organized Here are a few FREE PDF's of the templates I made to use inside my binders. Please check back as I will continue to update this list as I design more pages ;) I’ve added a DropBox download option since so many had problems with Google Drive. You can download all the files in a ZIP file from Dropbox HERE Binder 1: Family Learn Skills, share tools, save money and make great new friends Streetbank is very like Justfortheloveofit. It lets you share things and skills with your neighbours and join in with community discussions. If you'd like to move your Justfortheloveofit account over to Streetbank, just enter your email address below and we'll pull your details across. Enter your email here

Sunny Side Up: Staying organized during a build/re-model Hello friends! I have had a similar question pop up a few times so I thought I'd take a minute to answer it today. Some of you have e-mailed me asking for suggestions on how to stay organized during a build or home re-model. Well. How To Clean Your House in 20 Minutes a Day for 30 Days When I first learned to clean my own place, I thought Saturday had to be an all day clean-a-thon. I didn't really have a concept of how to balance the work load during the week so weekends could be reserved for larger projects or even you know…fun! Now I clean in 20 minutes a day — every day — and things just seem to take care of themselves. Here's a glimpse at the schedule I use! No one said you had to do everything at once and even when time seems short, if you can manage one task a day, things should start to work themselves out. Adjust this list as your family's needs require (those with more or less children might require doing certain activities more or less).

Smile Like You Mean it: Craft Closet Organization This past week {or two} I’ve been cleaning out and organizing my craft closet. I don’t have a craft room, just an extension of our computer desk, so most of my supplies live in their own closet in the hallway nearby. My craft closet used to look like this: Now it looks like this: All in all, it wasn’t too bad for a while. Furniture Arranging Tricks Sometimes the most difficult home decorating decisions we make is how to place the items we already own. Placement of furnishings in a room can affect mood, the visual size of a room, and the functioning of the family. Being creative in arranging your room can also be a great way to set your living room apart from every other on the block! organized travel: toiletry bags since we returned a few days ago from our spring break vacation, it's a good time to share how i organize our travel toiletries. with many of you getting ready for spring break travel of your own, i hope these tips will be helpful. there will be many more traveling tips coming along so stay tuned for those! our family travels a few times a year, so having a variety of bags on hand is helpful. sometimes the trip is shorter and requires only a few things. other times the trip is longer. and sometimes it's only me traveling alone or with 1 or 2 of the kids. in any event, i like having a variety to choose from.... i really try my best to pack only what i need. but i'm a girl - and let's face it....that's tough to do! plus, for those of us traveling with children, we know all too well that moments occur when we need medicine or band-aid's or a button falls off the only pair of shorts you brought for your 6 year old. just sayin'...

Get it Organized: Desk Ready for more Get it Organized tips?!! Let’s talk about office organization! When your office space is smack dab in the middle of your family room, it’s totally not cool to stack the desk with fabric, scissors, crafts, bills, cards, and magazines – at least not when company is on their way! Challenging the Presentation Paradigm with the 1/1/5 Rule A measure of how bad presentations in academia can be is the sheer number of tips and strategies we’ve suggested on ProfHacker, in a recurring series called Challenging the Presentation Paradigm. One of these techniques I’ve used in my classes for several years is the Pecha Kucha format. With 20 slides at 20 seconds per slide, a Pecha Kucha is, as Jason writes, necessarily “SHORT, INFORMAL, and CREATIVE.” However, as I’ve found out the hard way, a Pecha Kucha format does not necessarily mean students will avoid text-heavy slides, one of the major causes of DBP (Death By PowerPoint). That’s why I’ve begun implementing what I call the 1/1/5 rule for all student presentations.

Our New System for Mail & Family Documents 20 Jan Need a tried-and-true plan for managing all that paperwork that comes in and out of your house, as well as docs you need to keep on hand? This pretty little box came from Target and has made it’s home on our entry table for the last few months. It’s done wonders in eliminating unsightly paper piles around our abode.

david a. kolb on experiential learning Contents: introduction · david a. kolb · david kolb on experiential learning · david kolb on learning styles · issues · developments – jarvis on learning · a guide to reading · links · how to cite this piece As Stephen Brookfield (1983: 16) has commented, writers in the field of experiential learning have tended to use the term in two contrasting senses. On the one hand the term is used to describe the sort of learning undertaken by students who are given a chance to acquire and apply knowledge, skills and feelings in an immediate and relevant setting. Experiential learning thus involves a, ‘direct encounter with the phenomena being studied rather than merely thinking about the encounter, or only considering the possibility of doing something about it.’ (Borzak 1981: 9 quoted in Brookfield 1983). The second type of experiential learning is ‘education that occurs as a direct participation in the events of life’ (Houle 1980: 221).

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