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The Perfect Visit: How to Survive and Enjoy Houseguests!

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This is a guest post by Maria Murphy of
Simply Put Together.


Well, there is nothing like the thrill of a visit! Whether you are the host or the visitor, there is plenty of anticipation and expectation. And, then there is the reality. We all know how that goes. I mean, it seems like such a good idea, but visits can end up being a real source of stress and frustration. Things like misunderstandings and lack of privacy can lead us all to be checking the days off on the calendar, wishing away the very thing we have been looking forward to.

But getting the most out of your time with visiting, whether you are a guest or a host, isn’t really that hard. A few tweaks will get you to results you want! Continue Reading →

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A Fun Break Involving Small Children

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I’ve been watching my 2 year old niece over the last few days while my sister is recovering from giving birth. My niece and my 4 year old son play very nicely together, but at the end of the day I still get a little tired. And on Friday I discovered a great break you can take that involves the kids. So even if you don’t have kids, bookmark this for the next time you have babysitting duty!

The Young Kiddie Yoga Massage Break

Here’s what you do:

1. Stretching. Invite the kids over to join you in some simple stretches on the floor. Show them different stretches and say “Can you do this too?” And then give lots of praise. Do this for 5 minutes or as long as they’ll play along. Try toe touches, child pose, downward dog, upward dog, cat/dog tilts, torso twisting, and arm movements.

2. Play. Next let the kids lead the way with fun stuff like crawling under you, rolling, light wrestling, and lots of laughing. 5-10 minutes.

3. Kiddie Crawling Massage. You lie down on your stomach and invite the kids to walk or crawl all over you. You can rest your eyes while they do this. They will most likely love this opportunity to do something so silly as walk on a grownup. And here’s the best part, you get a little eye rest and a free massage! Feel free to incorporate lots of laughing, sound effects, and even music too.

4. Disclaimer: I’ve only tried this will small kids under 5 years old. Not sure if it would work with older kids, but you can try. Let the kiddies know the ground rules like no pushing, jumping, or walking on your head! 🙂 Be sure that there is nothing they can hurt themselves on if they fall while walking on your back. Crawling is probably the safest way to do it.

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The Simple Life Can Be Yours

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Many of us have the fleeting dream of living a simple life. That fantasy floats through our mind and just as it arrives, it floats out.

Stop putting off that dream. The idea is to start small and begin living the life of your dreams little by little. Read how in my article at Dumb Little Man:

The Simple Life Can Be Yours

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20 Fun Things You Can Do with Family on Thanksgiving

Don’t just go for the same old, same old on Thanksgiving, vegging on the couch watching football and parades all day. Instead create some treasured memories with these easy and fun things to do with your family on this special day.

Check out these great ideas over at Dumb Little Man:

20 Fun Things You Can Do with Family on Thanksgiving

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8 Rituals to Crank Up Your Productivity and Happiness

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Using Rituals to Crank Up Your Productivity and Happiness

There are some people who are amazingly organized. They calmly complete their daily tasks in order, and at the end of the day they feel a sense of accomplishment and contentment. They relax in the evening with family, friends, and their hobbies and they turn in for a good night’s sleep right on time.

These are people who have rituals.

Whether they are conscious of them or not, that’s what is going on. Rituals don’t mean you live your life like a robot. Rituals mean structure and structure means productivity and peace of mind.

Establishing rituals is fun. My strong suggestion is that you write these out in a spread sheet, on paper, or on a whiteboard to help keep you on track. I do this and it is very helpful. I don’t even look at it all that often anymore, but just having it hanging in my kitchen is enough to keep me on track. Download the Free Excel template: “Weekly Routines & Rituals.”

Here are 8 rituals and routines that you could add to your life with examples to help get your imagination sparked and motivated. You don’t have to use all of these. Some can be combined or maybe you only need to “program” certain parts of your day or week. For any of these rituals feel free to use this free Weekly Routines spread sheet I developed for creating rituals. It has a blank Weekly Routines template sheet and example sheets.

Rituals

1. Morning Ritual

List out what you want your morning to be like and assign realistic time frames. By having your morning organized into a predictable routine, you’ll be able to make mornings more streamlined, less stressful, and even enjoyable. It might look something like this:

Morning Ritual
By having this written down you’ll be more likely to keep on schedule.

2. Daily Planning Ritual

Choose a time to do this every day. I either do this first thing upon waking when my mind is free of static or when starting my work day. I usually have a better result the earlier I do the planning. Others like to plan their day the night before, either before leaving work or before bed. I do part of my daily planning at bed time with my son. We plan how we’ll spend our time together the next day. The main things to keep in mind when planning your day are:

  • Plan the “big stuff” to be done first.
  • Plan only what you’ll be able to accomplish in one day by using realistic time frames for each task.
  • Build in transition time between activities.
  • Build in times for taking breaks.

3. Weekly Planning Ritual

I do this on Sunday evenings, but you can also do this on Monday mornings. If you choose that route, I suggest going into work 30 minutes early so you can do this with no interruptions. Here is a basic checklist for Weekly Planning.

  • Brainstorm what you want/need to work on this week.
  • Review upcoming appointments
  • Review Lists: project lists, “waiting for” list, “someday” list.
  • Review your Capture notes from the previous week. (These are the things that you’ve written down during the week in your capture notebook to remember to do, research, file, delegate, etc) Assign them to the right “place” such as a project list or your next action list (your immediate to-do list) or to a reference file. See Getting Things Done cheat sheet.

4. Daily Review Ritual

Schedule a time for this at the end of your day, either at the end of work, after dinner, or at bed time. This can easily be combined with your Daily Planning Ritual. Here is a checklist for Daily Review:

  • Review your capture notes from the day and assign to appropriate list.
  • Review what you accomplished today and be glad and grateful.
  • Review and reassign unfinished tasks from today’s daily plan.
  • Check to see if anything left over from today can be delegated or deleted from your unfinished task list.

Routines

1. Weekly Routine

This is much like the Morning Ritual. It is a template of things that get done on certain days every week. I use an excel spreadsheet for this and use colors as a way to label categories of activities. For example, my Mon, Wed, Fri days have one routine and T Th days have a different routine. If your days are all the same, then you’d just have your “daily routine.” A great thing to do is to link your weekly activities to your most important current goals. Update this quarterly or as needed. Here is an example:

Weekly Routine
Click here to download this template for free.

2. Work Routine

This is actually one piece of your Weekly Routine, but you may want schedule this out in a little more detail just to be posted by your desk at work. You may not need to have that much work detail on your Weekly Routine sheet. If it is helpful do it, if not, you can skip this one. Here’s what you do: Segment your day into compartments and assign different types of tasks. You might vary this by day or have every day be the same. Here is an example:

Work Routine
Click here to download the free template.

3. Evening Routine

Again this is another sub-segment of the Weekly Routine that you may want to break out into more detail or you may want to keep it as part of the overall Weekly Routine. Here’s what it might look like:

Night Routine
Download this example and the free template.

4. Weekend Routine

I saved the best for last. Having a weekend routine will help you to make the most of your weekend. You might want to put “weekend planning” into your weekly routine on say Tues to plan out what you’ll be doing for the weekend. Your Weekend Routine might look something like this:

Weekend Routine

Download the Weekly Routines and Rituals excel template here for free.

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35 Spectacular and Practical Time Saving Tips

Do you struggle with trying to find time to do everything? Between work, home, family, social, recreation, school, and more our time tanks are usually running on empty.

My guest post over at Dumb Little Man today presents some very practical tips and tricks for streamlining life and saving time. If you like the article and would like to show support with a Digg or Stumble, I thank you!

Dumb Little Man.com: 35 Spectacular and Practical Time Saving Tips

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Green Cleaning: Easy and Natural Ways to Clean and Freshen Your Home

Green Cleaning: Easy and Natural Ways to Clean and Freshen Your Home

How would you like to clean and freshen your home without harsh chemicals? No more fumes choking your breathing, no more harsh chemicals drying out your skin. Well, you can! It’s easy, economical, and good for the environment. You can make these recipes in large batches and put them inside air tight containers.

My advice is to print out this article and try a new one each week.

Glass Cleaning

  • Combine equal parts white vinegar and water in a spray bottle. Clean with rags, paper towels, or newspaper.

Air Fresheners

  • House Plants! The all natural air freshener!
  • Open your windows!
  • Baking Soda in fridge and garbage can to absorb odors.
  • Boil and then simmer a few sections of a citrus fruit or cinnamon or cloves in a pot with water for an hour.
  • Add drop or two of your favorite essential oil on the inside of your toilet paper roll. Each spin will release a fresh scent to your bathroom.

Furniture Polish

  • Combine 1 tspn lemon oil and 1 cup vegetable oil. Apply with clean dry cloth.

Polishing Silver

  • Combine 1 quart/liter water, 1 Tbsp salt, 1 Tbsp baking soda and 1 piece aluminum foil. Add sterling silver items to be cleaned. Boil for approximately 3 minutes. Remove and polish with dry soft cloth. Do not use on silver plated items.

All Purpose Cleaners

  • Vinegar and salt mixed together make a good surface cleaner.
  • Baking soda (4 Tbsp) and warm water (1 quart/liter) is a good general cleaner.
  • Baking soda on a damp sponge. This will clean and deodorize all kitchen and bathroom surfaces.
  • Mix 3 Tbsp white vinegar, 1 tspn vegetable oil soap (such as Murphy’s Oil Soap), 3 cups hot water. Use from a bucket or a spray bottle. Use and wipe clean.

Scouring Solution

  • Use dry table salt or baking soda with a damp sponge to scour and then rinse.

“Soft Scrub” Solution

  • Mix 1/4 cup Borax and enough Vegetable-Oil Soap (such as Murphy’s) to make a paste. Then add 1/2 tspn lemon oil. Use with a sponge and rinse well. Important Note: Borax is poisonous if swallowed so keep stored safely away from children and pets.

Toilet Cleaner

  • Sprinkle baking soda into the toilet. Next add vinegar and then scrub with brush. This will clean and deodorize.
  • Tough stains: Pour 1 cup Borax into toilet bowl and leave overnight. Scrub and flush in the morning. Important Note: Borax is poisonous if swallowed so keep pets away if you have one that drinks out of the toilet.

Drain Cleaner and Freshener for Disposal drains

  • Pour 1/2 cup baking soda down the drain. Then pour in 1 cup of vinegar. Let the mixture foam for a few minutes. Then flush with a gallon of boiling water. Lastly if you have a disposal, finish up with some ice cubes to sharpen the blades and old citrus rinds to freshen up.

Tub & Tile Cleaners

  • Depending on the level of dirt, grime, use either diluted or full strength vinegar to clean and baking soda for scouring. Rinse well. Vinegar alone can be used if scouring is not required.
  • Cleaning Grout: make a paste of baking soda and warm water and scrub with sponge or old toothbrush. Rinse well.
  • Hard Lime Deposits on chrome: soften up for easy cleaning by covering with vinegar soaked towels. Let soften for 1 hour before cleaning.
  • Rust & Hard Water Stains: apply white vinegar or lemon juice. Leave on until spot disappears. May need to be repeated.
  • Mildew Removal: dissolve 1/2 cup borax with 1/2 vinegar in some warm water. Use sponge to apply and wipe clean. Pure white vinegar alone can work also.

Cleaning Pots

  • Soak pots and pans in warm water and a couple teaspoons of baking soda in the water. Then clean normally with liquid dish soap.

Carpet Cleaning

  • Stain remover: soak the stain with club soda and blot until the stain is removed.
  • Dog/Cat Urine on Carpet: use towel to absorb as much as possible. Wash using warm water and liquid dish soap. Rinse with 1/4 cup vinegar in 2 cups warm water. Soak up with towels and apply pressure to absorb as much moisture as possible. Leave towels in place for a few hours. Then remove towels and allow to dry completely. A fan can be used to speed up the proces.
  • Freshen Carpets: mix 2 cups baking soda with 30 drops of lavender essential oil in bowl. Make sure any clumps are broken up and mixed well. Next, before vacuuming, sprinkle this mixture from a shaker type container. Let stand for 15 minutes. Then vacuum.

Floor Cleaner

  • Mix: 1 cup vinegar, 1 Tbsp vegetable oil based soap, and 2 gallons of hot water. Use with a mop.

Removing Wax

  • Dip cotton cloth in rubbing alcohol and sponge off.

Removing Sticky Labels and Adhesives

  • Use vinegar. Be sure to soak as much as necessary to loosen first. Only use this on surfaces that are washable.

Laundry

  • Try adding one or all of these to your laundry: white vinegar (1/2-1 cup), borax (1/2 cup), and/or baking soda (1/2 cup). Borax is said to be a better whitener for clothes while creating far less damage than bleach. Remember to keep Borax away from children and pets as it is poisonous if swallowed.

Additional Resources

Basic Cleaning Tools and How to Use Them – how to handle green cleaning agents.
How to Green Your Cleaning – many links to Tree Hugger articles on green cleaning.
62 Little Known Uses of Vinegar – some very practical and some interesting uses for this all purpose substance.
Homemade Laundry Detergent – If you want to really get into green cleaning. I’m going to stick with Arm & Hammer for now.

Image Source: via Flickr

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How to Love Vegetables


How to Love Vegetables

Show of hands? How many of you don’t like vegetables or at best find them to be a dietary “task” that needs to completed? I used to feel that way too until I learned a little secret: vegetables can be yummy if cooked right! Now when I cook, I usually have at least 3 or more vegetable dishes at dinner.

This is the kickoff of a health series that will showcase 5 delicious vegetable recipes in each edition.

Not all of these recipes are quick, but they are all mmm, mmm, good! Prepare to fall in love with your vegetables!

1. Cauliflower Scampi

1 Head Cauliflower cut into bite size florets
4-6 medium tomatoes diced (fresh best, but canned will do in a pinch)
1 elephant garlic clove finely diced or minced or grated
2-4 T Olive Oil
Salt to taste

Prep and cut vegetables. Cook cauliflower until just starting to get soft. Steam, boil or microwave steam is fine. In separate large frying pan heat up olive oil on medium high heat. Add garlic and stir quickly so it doesn’t get burned. After about 1 1/2 minutes add diced tomatoes and all juices from dicing. Cook on med-high until it starts to reduce into a slightly thicker sauce. About 10 minutes. It will still be very liquidy. That’s fine. Next add cauliflower and let simmer for another 10-15 minutes. Serve hot.

2. South Western Corn

Fresh Corn (canned corn will do in a pinch too)
Fresh Basil leaves finely chopped
Salt
Pepper
Butter or Olive Oil

Prep basil leaves. Boil corn for 5 minutes or until cooked. Cut kernels off cobs and place into bowl. Add butter or olive oil, salt, and pepper to taste.

3. Broiled Asparagus with Lemon Infusion

Bunch Fresh Asparagus washed and bottom 1/3 ends cut off
1 whole Lemon cut into quarters
2-4 T Olive Oil
Salt
Pepper

Drizzle 1/2 the olive oil on a broiling pan. Place prepped asparagus on top of the oil. Drizzle the rest of the olive oil on top. Roll the asparagus around so they get coated in the oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Broil on high for about 1-2 minutes. Roll the asparagus to turn over. Add juice from half the lemon. (and if needed add more olive oil – optional) Broil again for another 2 minutes. It’s very important to keep a close eye on these so they don’t get burned. Depending on your oven and your taste, you may want to cook for more or less time. When done squeeze the remaining half of lemon juice on top. Serve and enjoy.

4. Naked Old World Spinach

1-2 packages of fresh (organic) washed baby spinach (you can substitute kale, mache or your favorite greens)
1 elephant garlic clove diced, minced or grated
1-2 T olive oil
1/4 cup water
salt

In large pot or frying pan, heat olive oil until hot on medium high heat. Add garlic and stir quickly to keep from burning for 1 1/2 minutes or until start to smell nice aroma. Add 1/2 package of spinach. Stir very quickly. Once coated with olive oil and garlic add the other half of package. Stir quickly. If anything starts sticking to bottom of pan add just enough water to loosen it up. Cook spinach just until wilted. If cooking 2 packages wait until the first package wilts down a bit so you’ll have room for the rest. You’ll be amazed at how much the spinach wilts down! Add salt to taste and enjoy this gourmet spinach.

5. Savoy Cabbage Gratin from “Great Greens: Fresh, Flavorful, and Innovative Recipes” by Georgeanne Brennan

This can actually be a main dish served with salad and bread. This is so yummy, even your kids will love it!

1 Head Savoy Cabbage, about 2 pounds (can substitute Kale or other favorite greens)
1 Large Yellow Onion
4 T Butter (or Olive Oil)
1 t Salt
1 T All Purpose Flour
1 Cup Milk
2 T freshly grated Gruyere Cheese
2 T freshly grated Parmesan Cheese
3 T Bread Crumbs

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Butter large baking dish

Cut cabbage in quarters and then into very thin slices. Discard the core. Cut onion into thinnest slices possible. In large skillet with tight fitting lid over medium-high heat, melt 3 T of the butter. When foams, add the onion and cover and reduce heat to Low. Sweat the onion, stirring occassionally until near dissolved but not browned. Approximately 15-20 minutes. Add Cabbage. Although it will seem difficult to get it into the pan, the cabbage will wilt down considerably. Cover pan and cook until wilted, about 15 minutes. Uncover pan, stirring occasionally, cooking for another 15 minutes.

Add salt and pepper. Sprinkle flour on top and stir. Turn heat up to High and add milk a little at a time to create a sauce. Cook another 5 minutes until thickened. Spread cabbage mixture evenly into baking dish.

In small bowl combine cheeses and bread crumbs. Sprinkle over the cabbage mixture and dot with the remaining 1 T butter. Bake until top is crusty and golden and the edges are bubbling, about 20 minutes. Spoon the gratin from the baking dish and serve hot. You won’t believe how delicious this is!!

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Ultimate Yard Sale Guide for Buyers and Sellers!



It’s That Time of Year

I’m a little late in posting this article, but we’ve still got at least 2 more months of yard sale season left, if not more. This comprehensive guide will give sellers everything you need to know to put on a successful yard sale, and for buyers, everything you need to know to make the most of yard sale shopping.

Buyer Yard Sale Tips: Smart Bargain Shopping

1. Bring ample change. Bring lots of small bills and coins.
2. Go Early if you are looking for antiques or you just want to get the best stuff available.
3. Know what you are looking for. If you will be hitting several yard sales in one day, this can help ensure you get to all of them in a timely manner.
4. Parents of young children: yard sales are a GREAT place to find books, toys, and clothes for kids. Clothing is usually in good condition, and young children really don’t care if a toy is a little worn looking.
5. Call the day before to find out what they have if you are looking for something specific.
6. Plan your route. Map out all the yard sales you’ll attend and pick the most efficient route to save time and gas!
7. Always bargain. You’ve got nothing to lose. You can always pay the full price if they don’t want to come down in price, and who knows you may just get it for less!
8. If you really want something, don’t leave it over a small difference in price because it will probably sell.
9. Go Late. There won’t be as much selection, but you’ll be sure to get a real bargain or even some freebies!

Seller Yard Sale Tips: Hosting a Mega Successful Yard Sale

  1. Spread the word. Tell friends, coworkers and family and invite them to spread the word. Email is good for this.
  2. List your yard sale in as many places as possible: newspaper, craigslist, penny saver local papers, and posters at community centers such as the Post Office, supermarket, etc.
  3. Get Permission. Check to see if you need a license from your town and if you live in a community or condo association, check to see if you need to follow any rules. Ask about where and how you are permitted to put up signs. Ask about rules about parking.
  4. Make good posters. Make them ahead of time. Don’t just do a rush job. Make them big and clear. Use poster paint or large markers if you can. Some ideas for posting: nails that can be removed later, wire to hang over fences, wrapping or duct tape, or attach to wooden spike to place in the ground.
  5. Set up your sale the night before. Have as much set up as possible so you’ll be ready to go in the morning. Don’t underestimate how long it takes to set up. Depending on how much stuff you have it can take a while.
  6. Label prices the day before. Large items should have large labels. Really small things can be sold in groups (i.e. 4 for $1). Make it easy for you and for your buyers.
  7. Consider offering an Early Bird time for dealers. Have your collectibles and antiques ready. Research ahead of time to ensure you get a good price for valuable things. If something is really valuable, you can always sell it later. Don’t give things away. Your big ticket items will provide the bulk of your earnings.
  8. Have Furniture to sell. Furniture draws a crowd. If you don’t have a lot of furniture to sell, consider asking your friends if they have any that they would like to sell at your yard sale.
  9. Merchandise your stuff. Organize items into categories. Display them like you would see in a store. Dust them off. Tidy up your yard. The nicer your stuff looks, the more likely you will be to sell it.
  10. Join forces with friends or neighbors. A bigger yard sale will draw more people. If you don’t have a lot of stuff, consider a joint yard sale with others. If you do this make sure you work out ahead of time how you will handle money issues.
  11. Parking. As noted above find out ahead of time from the police where people are allowed to park.Be sure to put up signage advising buyers where they can park.
  12. Money & Security. It’s best if everyone involved with the money can have a fanny pack with a few different pockets. Don’t leave money out in a money box. Be aware of the security of your home and children. Yard sales are a nice homesy tradition, but don’t let that give you false comfort that everyone who visits is neighborly. Just use common sense. When making change for a large bill, have the buyer hold onto their large bill and then exchange the bill for the change at the same time so there can’t be any dispute over how much they gave you.
  13. Weather. Listen to weather forecasts. Try to choose a weekend with good weather, but be prepared for what you will do if it rains. And with the sun don’t forget sunscreen, hats and sunglasses. It’s a long day!
  14. Thoroughly search your basement, attack, garage and other storage areas for stuff to sell. You should prepare at least a week or two ahead of time, if not more. At my home, we have a place designated for yard sale stuff. We put things there all year and every year we have a big yard sale.
  15. What to charge? Price clothing cheap, especially adult clothing. (i.e. $2 for grocery bag full of clothes) If something is in good shape, you can apply the general rule of 1/3 of the original cost. Another rule of thumb, is to ask yourself “How much would I pay for this?” It the item is valuable, then do some research online on Ebay and Craigslist.org to determine pricing. If it’s very unusual you might want to contact an auction house for advice.
  16. In general regular weekends do better than holiday weekends, unless you live in a holiday area.
  17. Keep pets in the house. Some people are afraid of dogs.
  18. Keep a very close eye on small children. It can’t hurt to repeat this.
  19. Have a measuring tape handy so people can measure furniture to see if it will fit in their house.
  20. Have an extension cord ready to plug in items if buyers want to see if an item works.
  21. Have plastic grocery bags and larger garbage bags for people who purchase many things.
  22. Wheel and deal. The goal is to make money, but the other goal is to rid your home of stuff you don’t want or need anymore. Negotiate around the item’s value. Don’t let pride keep you from parting with something you really don’t want to hold onto.
  23. Take signs down when it’s all over.
  24. Donate clothing and low ticket items. Throw out broken stuff. Hold onto large ticket items that are worth over a certain dollar amount to sell at your next yard sale or to sell online separately via Ebay or Craigslist.
  25. Collapse on a nice soft chair, count your money, rest, and enjoy fun memories with friends and family.

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