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By Glen Stansberry

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2012 Five ways to stop food waste Keep your food waste to a minimum by using these five tips. 2010 2010 Holiday Gift Giving Guide: Kits A kit can be an extremely practical gift, one that could make a real difference in an emergency situation. 2009 2009 Gift Giving Guide: Gifts that reflect what matters most to you In our second installment of Unclutterer’s 2009 Holiday Gift Giving Guide

Seven Strategies I Use on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

I’ll be honest: since about 2009, I haven’t left the house on Black Friday. Instead, I usually sleep in after a long evening spent eating a big meal and having a few glasses of wine with family members.

Folding Whiteboard Work Table

When folded up against the wall (and secured by a magnet) the table bottom is a whiteboard.

How to Save for Your Child’s College Education

Whether you hope to fund part or all of your child’s college education, here’s how to get started. Photo: Maxime McDuff When families talk about college, the subject of money is never far behind.

How does a strong dollar affect you?

This article is by staff writer William Cowie. You have probably heard it before: At the end of yet another melancholy rant about how bad things are in America, someone inevitably adds “… and then the dollar is so weak, too.” Well, lament no longer because the dollar recently reached a seven-year high. How is the dollar measured? The U.S.

wishes for you and me

our sorrow: history our today: hands to the sky, saying, Thank You our giving: full on honey, tasted our desires: eggs, butterflies, coins, strangers who remember and love us instantly The post wishes for you and me appeared first on Danielle LaPorte: white hot truth + sermons on life.

The Random Show: Hating Tech, Hidden Japanese Gems, Sexual Awkwardness, and More

This episode of The Random Show is a mind snack… fueled by wine. There are dozens of topics covered in this bromantic session of scatterbrained nonsense. Like what?

Sacred gifts. Shop here and rest easy because these goodies are truly meaningful, beautiful, useful, and not destined for yard s

I never want to make (or buy) anything that’s destined for a landfill. “All soul and eco-aware as possible,” is my maker’s motto. And it’s a great gift-giving philosophy, don’t you think?

A Man’s Reflections On Putting His Dog Down

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from James “Uncle Buzz” Surwilo. We had to have our dog Buddy euthanized this past summer. This is euphemistically known as “putting a pet down” or “putting a pet to sleep,” which sanitizes and softens the deed, as if the dog or cat will wake or rise up again.

Founding Fathers + Facial Hair: An Illustrated Guide

  This post is brought to you by Citi. Got an idea for an epic combo? Check out the Citi® Double Cash Card #incredouble contest to find out how to enter and win big!  What’s this? It’s the time of year where normally clean-shaven men grow out their facial hair for good causes – not the least of which is seeing how one might look with a mustache or beard.

Video: Try Pairing, One of the Easiest Ways to Strengthen Habits.

I’m doing a video series in which I discuss the various strategies that we can use for habit-formation. Habits are the invisible architecture of everyday life, and a significant element of happiness.

Modular scarves shelf

I have a lot of scarves, caps and similar small items. I need to store them in a way that allows me see easily what’s where. And I have two cats who love stealing these things and climb on any hanging fabric, i.e. I can’t really use a regular clothes hanger. I searched for a super-easy and inexpensive solution that would look good.

How to Build Your Resume in College

Volunteering is one way to beef up your resume when you don’t have much experience yet. Photo: Texas A&M Building a resume is a tedious task, especially when you’re still in college.

RibBlecka (Ribba+Blecka) key holder

Materials: Ribba picture frame & Blecka hooks Install Blecka to the surface of Ribba with some wood base. And you get a nice key holder.

Unclutterer’s 2014 Holiday Gift Giving Guide: Technology gifts

It used to be that I’d ask if you have a techie on your holiday shopping list before beginning a gift-giving post like this, but the truth is, almost everyone is a techie these days with devices, gadgets, and gizmos as part of our everyday lives.