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did you know you could use plain vinegar rather than fabric softener & save tons? your clothes don't smell like vinegar when done either. Just use in your fabric softener dispenser or Downey ball. Also if you place a couple of crumpled up balls of aluminum foil in your dryer with your load of clothes you remove the static cling- basic science & it really works!
my hubby & I have this perfect way to feel like we get out and have some fun spending very little $,
in addition to having a change jar- which really does add up fast!
Find a way to make a record of your new start- mark the day down- express it to yourself as a new start- even if it should be day 2- know that the wise man gets up repeatedly when he falls- the fool just stays on the ground...
as you get correspondance in, especially around the holidays you may not have time to write down new addresses- keep a small basket or an envelope in your desk drawer to toss in the address corner from your envelope- as they pile up when you have the time copy them in your address book
if you have a stainless steel sink you can rub your hands along the insides of the sink as you wash off the mess from slicing onions- there is something that happens from the steel that eliminates the odors but also immediately neutralizes the gas that causes your eyes to tear!
Take the time each spring & fall to have a yard sale- clear the clutter! Donate whatever doesn't sell & use the profits for something fun for your whole family! Or using your SparkFInance budget decide what goal the profits can go towards...
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