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By Colin Beavan

Downsizing Your Automobile Count: WalkScore.com and the Resources Around You

Over the last month or two, my wife and I have seriously discussed going from a two car to a one car household. She’s a seasonal worker, and during her work season she can take the car to work, which would leave me at home without an automobile. During the off season (which is ongoing), she’d be at home, allowing us both to have automobile access during the day.

Making Change Count

By Julie RainsI brought a bag filled with quarters to pay for my meal at an Italian restaurant recently. I’ve been taking an informal survey of merchants to see who welcomes my coins.

3 Ways to Travel Free (Or At Least Really Darned Cheap!)

By Kate LutherHow would you like to get out and "see the world"? Visit the Carthage Ruins or spend a week just hiking across Europe. Paris, Italy or maybe the Bahamas... there's really just no end to the places you can go.

Imagine Whirled Peas… In Your Face!

By Fred LeeAttention all drivers: the next time you’re out cruising the boulevard and the person in front of you has a bumper sticker that says, “Honk if you love…” you’d better think twice about hitting that horn.

Drive By Book Review: Internet Riches, The Word Of Mouth Manual

Today’s drive-by reviews  are two books about making money online and spreading ideas, both on and offline. The books are: Internet Riches: The Simple Money-Making Secrets Of Online Millionaires by Scott Fox The Word Of Mouth Manual: Volume II by Dave Balter Internet Riches: What’s It About? Making money online, nuts & bolts

Unitasker Wednesday: Rechargeable electric wine opener

There are many options for opening a bottle of wine, but none of them will make your gadget loving friends as envious as this Peugeot Rechargeable electric wine opener from Williams-Sonoma.

A year ago on Unclutterer

Are you a clutterer?A quiz from a reader to determine if you might be someone who is prone to clutter. The first step in organizing your pots and pansThe lids get in the way of the stacking process, but this little rack easily solves the problem and for only $8 you can’t go wrong.

The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Flying Costs Come Home to Roost Edition

For quite a while, my wife and children and I have been planning a trip to Seattle this summer. We have family there and were planning on getting a hotel room, visiting lots of people, and taking our two year old up on Mount Rainier and out to the ocean.

Eleven tips for broaching difficult subjects.

Every Wednesday is Tip Day. This Wednesday: 11 tips for broaching difficult subjects. We’ve all had to start conversations that we dreaded having – everything from asking for a raise to asking for a divorce to asking for help with the laundry. These strategies help the conversation go more smoothly -- at least, that's the hope.

Ask the Readers: How to Cope with Financial Disaster?

The floodwaters in Iowa have crested and begun to recede, but they’ll leave a swath of devastation in their wake. Trent at The Simple Dollar — who lives near the flooding — recently shared a list of seven things you can do to help flood victims. But Elisabeth wants to know what these people can do to help themselves. She writes:

Zen Habits on Honeymoon - Plans for the Next Couple Weeks

Hi guys … as I mentioned before, I’m getting married in a couple of days, and then immediately leaving for my honeymoon in Thailand. I’m really looking forward to it, but I’m sad to say that I’ll be away from Zen Habits for a couple weeks (actually until after the first week of July).

Cut corners for a corner desk

Okay, I get it right this time. This one definitely is an Ivar!

My favorite organizing magazines

In my column a few weeks ago on RealSimple.com, I wrote about my favorite organizing and productivity books. A reader responded and asked me if I could write a column about my favorite organizing magazines. I felt a little weird writing about non-Real Simple magazines over there, so I thought I would address the question here on Unclutterer.

10 Crafty Ways To Create Unshakable Confidence

Written on 6/18/2008 by Alex Shalman, creator of the Practical Personal Development blog."According to most studies, people's number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right?

Collis Launches VECTORTUTS

The father of Freelance Switch, Collis Ta’eed, has just added VECTORTUTS to his lineup of quality websites, joining PSDTUTS, NETTUTS, FaveUp, Flashden, AudioJungle and, of course, Freelance Switch.