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The Simple Dollar

By Trent Hamm

TROFAST storage makeover

I made a total makeover of an old TROFAST frame – a remnant from my daughter’s early childhood. 1. I painted the frame a Chalky Finish paint. 2. I changed the shelves into doors and attached them to the frame with door hinges. 3. I added wheels to the original top of the TROFAST and flipped it over to become the bottom. 4.

4 Ways to Start Building Great Credit

Good credit is a privilege that comes with great responsibility. However, before lenders can give you this type of privilege, they need to first check on your reputation as a borrower. This is where your credit scores and credit reports come into play.

Stovetop Spice Rack

I’ve been looking for a DIY spice rack for the top ledge of my stove. I store spice jars there, but they fall in the crack between the wall and the stove. When I saw the Marietorp picture ledge, I know it would be perfect for what I needed. Items needed: • 1 Marietorp picture ledge (29 1/2″) • 3 Scotch mounting squares (6lb strength) 1) Cut one Scotch square in half.

5 Freelancing Tips That Will Make you Successful

A lot of people don’t like the idea of being tied up to a company. The thought of being stuck in a 9 to 5 job isn’t only stressful; it can also be really frustrating.

Bem-estar: aprenda a interpretar os rótulos dos alimentos e acerte nas escolhas!

Os produtos industrializados estão muito presentes no nosso dia-a-dia. Pela praticidade, sabor ou (infelizmente) pelo preço, acabamos recorrendo aos produtos embalados e prontos. Mas é preciso tomar cuidado com o que se compra, para não prejudicar a saúde! Mas, além de ler, você sabe interpretar o rótulo dos produtos e fazer boas escolhas?

Manvotional: The Character of a Soldier

John F. Williams III Editor’s note: The following excerpt was included in FM 21-13, an Army field manual published in 1952. While it outlines the character of a good soldier, the qualities mentioned represent the kind of character all men should strive for. FM 21-13 THE SOLDIER’S GUIDE Section VII.

Fun! Actor Juliette Lewis Talks about “The Happiness Project” in Us Weekly Magazine.

Well, Juliette Lewis admits that she hasn’t actually read The Happiness Project — but she wants to read it. She says, “I love self-help books. I got one from the airport called The Happiness Project. It’s unopened, but who knows — it might teach me how to be more happy.

Introducing the Art of Manliness Dispatch: Follow AoM on Your Favorite Messaging App

The number of ways people consume and share content has increased in the past few years. Some folks like to follow their favorite sites the old-school way by faithfully visiting the homepage to see if anything new has been published.

Matt Mullenweg: Characteristics and Practices of Successful Entrepreneurs

Photo credit: Aminul Islam Sajib “If someone has those four things — work ethic, taste, integrity, and curiosity — I believe that you can learn anything in the world.” – Matt Mullenweg Matt Mullenweg (@photomatt) is most associated with a tool that powers more than 25% of the entire Web: WordPress.

The Weekly Huckberry Giveaway: September 29, 2016

The winners of last week’s Flint and Tinder 10-Year Hoodie giveaway were: Cesar C. from Homman Estates, IL, Leif K. from Pacifica, CA, Etienne M. from Quebec, Kit B.

Kickstarter Bonus: Dealing with Struggles Video Course

By Leo Babauta As I get closer to the goal for my Habit Zen app on Kickstarter, I’ve decided to add a new bonus reward: a video course on dealing with life struggles. It’s for anyone who is struggling with: Frustration Feeling overwhelmed Stress and anxiety Feeling down or unmotivated Unhappy with their direction in life Feeling bad about themselves I won’t be able to give you

Bathroom tray for small items

IKEA item used: 2 covers from the 2-piece DRAGAN bathroom dish set, bamboo The DRAGAN bathroom set comes in 2 pieces – a deeper box and a shallow tray which works as the cover for the box. We decided to use the cover as a tray for all the small things in the bathroom but we didn’t have space on the countertop.

Why computer backups matter

Order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland. It’s been over a year since I last encouraged you to have a computer backup strategy in place, and some recent news made me want to emphasize this once again.

Gearhead 101: How Full-Time 4WD and All-Wheel Drive Work

Welcome back to Gearhead 101 — a series on the basics of how cars work for the automotive neophytes out there. Last time we went into detail about how part-time 4WD works and why it’s beneficial to have all four wheels powering the car in low-traction situations.

Competitive Analysis: How to Find Out Who's Buying From Your Competitors

In my previous tutorial, we covered the basics of doing competitive analysis for your business—no matter how small it is. For this guide, we’ll go deeper into learning more about your competitors’ customers. You’ll find out the different types of people your small business competitors target, why they buy, and what possible unmet needs they have.