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A year ago on Unclutterer

2009 Your children can have toys and you can have an uncluttered homeHaving children and being uncluttered are not mutually exclusive endeavors. Cordotz clear cable confusionCord identifier buttons and straps are a colorful way to get rid of the mess of cables under your desk or behind your television. 2007 Rid your shower of bottle clutterYou shouldn’t be distracted by a multitude of con

Unitasker Wednesday: The Krustbuster

All Unitasker Wednesday posts are jokes — we don’t want you to buy these items, we want you to laugh at their ridiculousness. Enjoy! When did knives become too difficult to use? When did crust become something you don’t eat? When was using your fingers or a chopstick ineffective for pinching two pieces of bread together?

The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Money Is Time Edition

Everyone says that time is money. Well, there’s truth in the reverse, as well. If you spend your money wisely, money becomes time.

11 Creative Ways to Avoid Becoming a Workaholic

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Tammy Strobel of Rowdy Kittens. Our culture celebrates workaholism. We hear stories of people who “burn the mid-night oil” at the office, or about individuals who never take vacations.

Practicing simple living

I recently led a three-day workshop titled “The Practice of Simplicity.” When choosing the name for this program, I specifically chose the word practice for the title because of its broad meaning. People who ascribe to a life of simplicity often consider themselves practitioners — in the sense that a doctor might say she practices medicine, an unclutterer might say he practices s

The 12 Dysfunctions of an Entrepreneur

1. Failure to evolve. Markets change over time. People’s needs change over time.

Rustic stool

Materials: Oddvar stool Description: I recently purchased an Orgel lamp, but was dissatisfied with it's height - it needed a boost. Looking around ikea, I discovered the ODDVAR stool, which was the perfect height (and price). I felt the unfinished pine was a bit dull, but I didn't want to stain/paint it either. I had heard of wood burning and decided to try it out.

The Personal-Finance Continuum

This is a guest post from Paul Williams, a fee-only financial planner and the founder of Provident Planning, Inc. He regularly writes about personal finance from a Christian perspective at Provident Planning. About a year ago, there was nearly an epic battle between Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You to Be Rich and Trent Hamm of The Simple Dollar.

How to Negotiate for a Used Car

A couple of months ago, I wrote about how to buy a used car. I went through all the steps except for negotiating because it’s a topic deserving of its very own post. A post which I’ll tackle today. Now to begin, here’s my honest confession: I suck at negotiating. And it becomes really apparent whenever I negotiate for big purchase items like cars.

How To Keep Your Promises

Image courtesy of Moira MacMahon Building trust based relationships, either professional or personal, is a really big thing. It can propel your career or your life if you can do it, and it can sink them if you can’t.

3 Secrets to Financial Success

Photo by Andrea D’aquino By Mr.

Getting Things Done: Corraling Your Stuff

This is the fifth entry in a fourteen part series discussing the time management classic Getting Things Done by David Allen. New entries in this series will appear on Tuesday afternoons and Friday mornings through July 16. Last time, we discussed what exactly you need to have in place to get yourself organized (time, a bit of space, and a few supplies).

Having trouble pre-ordering your iPhone 4? Use the Apple Store app instead

I’ve been trying to order an iPhone 4 since 1am this morning. But AT&T’s crappy networks and Safari’s session expirations were preventing me from getting closer to My Precious. Thankfully, the new Apple Store app on the iPhone worked like a breeze. It took me two minutes to pre-order.

Rationell Variera: from scrap to tunnel

Materials: Rationell Variera silicone drawer liners, hot-glue gun, scissors. Description: Wrap a scrap of your drawer liner into a cylinder and make a tunnel for your train tracks! See more of Laura's Rationell train tunnel. ~ Laura Pazzaglia, Anzio, Italy