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Old 01-29-2008, 03:02 PM
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Default My housekeeping tip for you...

Roll your towels ladies!

None of this flat business. Roll them up.
I gained a whole shelf in my lined closet by doing this.:p
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Old 01-29-2008, 08:25 PM
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Great idea!!! I never thought about doing that with towels, I do the bedding like that though.=) Sheets and pillow cases stay together.
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Old 01-29-2008, 09:35 PM
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Yeah, I had an ex-boyfriend who taught me that trick. He was an extreme neat freak and had the cleanest closets I'd ever seen. That's probably why he's an EX-boyfriend. :p
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Old 01-30-2008, 11:00 AM
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A little something else I wanted to point out. Since I lost more than half of my stuff when we moved and my box of important papers was among the loss I STRONGLY SUGGEST scanning all of your important paperwork. Not only does it cut down on tons of papers but it can help save your sanity if the originals get lost. Anything from bills, to contracts, divorce papers, kids birth certificates, EVERYTHING, scan it and put it on cd's or dvds. If you do your car insurance online and some other items like bank statements, you can save them to a pdf file and burn that as well. Break the paperwork up into months or quarters so it's easier to find if you need to refer to it later. Most of the actual papers you can then throw out except for items with a seal or whatever like bonds, birth certificates etc but at least God Forbid you loose the originals (fire, flood, moving etc) you have a copy that you can use until you get replacements.


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Old 01-30-2008, 03:05 PM
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Good suggestions, girls. Thanks!
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Old 01-30-2008, 04:15 PM
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Great Thanx! I will try this cause we have a ton of towels!
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Old 01-31-2008, 11:45 AM
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OK I saw this earlier and really didn't know what to say to it. However here I am eons later and I still snicker when I read this. I have no problems with neat freaks as long as THEY do all the work!:p
I am not a neat freak just someone who had no room in her linen closet! LOL

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Old 01-31-2008, 06:12 PM
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I'd like to see a pick of rolled towels in a closet, please. I keep picturing it, and in my mind, they keep coming unrolled! I may try it, though. I wish I had some good household tips to share, but I don't. I do appreciate advice, though! So I think a thread along those lines would be fun.
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Old 02-01-2008, 01:42 AM
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I am not a neat freak just someone who had no room in her linen closet! LOL
I wish I WAS a neat freak. I admire anyone that can keep their house clean with kids running around. Who am I kidding...I couldn't even keep it clean when I didn't have kids. LOL! I remind myself of Pigpen off Charlie Brown. Clutter just seems to resonate from my pores. I've gotten much better, but I have to REALLY work at it. One thing I've had success with is the 15 minute routine. I work on whatever I want for 45 minutes (designing, being with the kids, watching T.V.) and then I clean for 15 minutes. If something is going to take more than 45 minutes, I add 15 minutes to the cleaning afterwards. It really does work for me and doesn't make things as daunting. And I found that I actually clean faster.

I'm currently in the process of getting rid of clothes. I'm a clothes packrat. I always tell myself that I will fit back into things one day. I actually did get back to my high school weight 4 years after James was born, but then got pregnant again that same week. I figure if I have to wait around another 4 years to get back to that weight again that those clothes will be WAY out of style by then. So I keep telling myself that it will feel so much better not to have so many loads of clothes that are unwashed or to have a more organized closet.
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