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How to let go of unwanted books and magazines

For many of us, books and other printed materials have a way of accumulating over the years and taking over our homes. But let’s face it, if you are downsizing to a smaller home, y...

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How to prevent the infamous mail pile-up

Without a good system for managing your mail, a paper pileup can often result. The good news is that managing your mail can be much less daunting if you invest a little time upfron...

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10 reasons to skip the yard sale

From trampled flower beds to piddly profits, hosting a yard sale can be a disheartening experience. Sure, there are ways to make it more fun and profitable, but if selling stuff in...

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How to wash your home the right way

If you want to give your home more curb appeal, one great way to start is by giving the exterior a thorough cleaning. An exterior that sparkles in the sun can make a world of diffe...