Monthly Archives: October 2007

Have You Got the 411 on 211?

You may have called 411 for information or 911 for an emergency, but have you heard of 211? The free 211 telephone service connects callers to comprehensive and specialized information and referral agencies in states and local communities. For example, … Continue reading

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Managing Magazines and Catalogs

In many of the classes I teach, people ask me what to do with all their magazines. Magazines and catalogs have a tendency to multiply and pile up in people’s homes. In order to manage them before they before they … Continue reading

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Homework Help

School is back in session; that means homework and research projects for kids. There is so much misinformation on the web, it’s difficult to know which sites to trust. If you or your child are doing research or writing a … Continue reading

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Beyond Cleaning Gutters

Before it gets too cold out, do some household preventive maintenance. Now is a good time to walk around the outside of your house and check for missing shingles and damaged siding. While you’re out there, inspect the foundation for … Continue reading

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Winning the Chore Wars

Whether you live alone or share a space with others, you have household chores that need to be completed. Everyone can come up with excuses for not doing these jobs, so how do you get motivated to get going? A … Continue reading

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