DonorsChoose.org is the first charity named to Fast Company’s 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World.
I dislike most non-profits because — good intentions aside — they get little or no results.
DonorsChoose, on the other hand, is incredibly effective.
Materials: 2 Kura bed, 2 Malm drawer
Description: We cut one of the structure of a Kura bed and we put it under a complete Kura bed.
Then we created the space under the structure for two drawers with wheels Malm.
We decorated with colored paper applied with spray glue.
~ Kiki&Zoe, ItalyMore hacks on IKEAHackers.net
You’ve probably read about the negative impact a sedentary lifestyle can have on your health — sitting for long periods of time can create a multitude of health issues, including lower back pain, poor mobility, and an increased risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
…the more hours a day you sit, the greater your likelihood of dying an earlier death re
What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question.
1. Quality of life in retirement
2. Angry relatives over estate
3. Credit score challenges
4. Neighborhood culture shock
5. Odd bank behavior
6. Pyramid scheme addict
7. Loan payments and emergency funds
Most productivity advice doesn’t help me. I work on a lot of projects at once. I read and reply to email throughout the day. I say yes more than I say no.
But I’ve found a new habit that is helping a lot. The habit is changing my default behavior.
Those of us who do knowledge work for much of the day have no shortage of choices.
Materials: AKURUM Wall cab horizontal w glass door, birch, RAMSJÖ red-brown, PERFEKT RAMSJÖ Contoured deco strip, red-brown , a matching extra door same number as cabinets, L-Brackets from hardware store, Pencil, Level, 2 in screw, drill, miter saw or box, impact drill and hand saw.
Description: Ok first, the top and bottom panels of your cabinet frame has a lip on the back.
This post is from staff writer Lisa Aberle. J.D. has already covered ways to save money on food. But this time, I wanted to focus on animal protein. According to a survey by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, meat makes up over 22 percent of our at-home food (not out-to-eat or alcohol) budget. Obviously, you can cut your food budget by decreasing your meat consumption.
Would you like to have earth shattering ideas spring up so often it feels like your mind is a pixar meeting room? It is very easy to think creativity is just for the Advertisers responsible for selling a big brand product or the artist with a white canvas in front of them, yet I would argue that creativity is one of the most important traits we need to nourish within us in order to succeed.
Photo by Jon Jacobsen
By Rebecca A. Watson
“It is the stillness that will save and transform the world.”
Several years ago I lived with a good friend who spoke English as her third language.
Whenever I see advice on saving money on commuting fuel costs, the suggestions often revolve around completely giving up your car.
I’m as guilty of that as anyone else. It’s a great way to drastically trim your finances.
Let’s be honest, though: a lot of people simply aren’t going to give up their car.
Unitasker Wednesday: The KAZeKUPWe talk a lot on Unclutterer about honoring the things you choose to keep in your life. Put these things up on a (proverbial) pedestal and enjoy the items you value and treasure.
I’m involved with a charitable organization (that I’ll choose to leave nameless) that is undergoing what I might call an identity crisis.
The staff of this charity has made a ton of commitments on an organization-wide level. They’ve pledged help to many different local groups and causes and those commitments are impressive and good ones.
This is a guest post from Jillian Beirne Davi. Jillian is a Transformational Money Coach and the founder of Abundant Finances, a service that helps you get yourself out of debt and start amassing abundant savings in record time (without deprivation or eating cat food for dinner).
Have you ever been through a chaotic emotional time, that you felt like you´re about to lose your mind? Ever felt that you would "Cry out!", or "act crazy!?" That the situation you are living seems to be pulling you apart in every direction?
I have felt emotional chaos, various times, and I can tell you, it is despairing.