Home Week in Review: Dec. 31 – Jan. 6

Well, we’ve begun another new year. How many times have you written 2007 on a check or other paper so far?

Throughout the year, we’ll have plenty of articles that we hope will help and inspire you. If you have any requests or questions, please let us know. If you’ve missed anything you can always check the week in review blogs for the latest articles at a glance.

Here are this past week’s titles:

Do you do New Year’s Resolutions?

If you do, best of luck to you. We all have room for improvement, but I couldn’t pick just one area…

The Home Owner’s New Year’s Resolutions

Mary Ann has made some terrific resolutions involving the home. Great ideas for all homeowners.

Organizing Your Front Entry

As the first area guests will see, the entry says a lot about a home.

Check Christmas Decorations before packing away

Have any of your decorations been recalled? Are any damaged, in need of repair or replacement? Now is the time to check, instead of holding on to stuff that you may need to get rid of…

Finding Ways to use up “Bargain” Products

When bargain items don’t end up being a good value after all but you hate to waste, get creative.

Organizing Your Coat Closet

Such spaces can quickly turn into a bulging catchall. Learn how to create zones and make your coat closet work better for you.

The Golden Rule of De-cluttering

Take out as much as you bring in. It sounds like a simple concept, but putting it into practice can be challenging. Still, it’s a good habit to get into and to teach your kids…

Penicillin: Keeping Clutter Off Flat Surfaces

Who doesn’t need tips on keeping surfaces free of clutter? Any empty surface seems to be fair game for stuff to land there. Mary Ann offers some “penicillin” for the problem.

Organizing the Family Room (1)

Try these tips and don’t miss part two!

Caring for Candles

Try these tips to keep all your favorite candles in good condition, and never leave lit candles unattended.

Making Decisions on Renovations

There are many questions to ask yourself before beginning home renovations…

How to Buy a Bathroom Scale

Did you know scales had so many features from which to choose? Mary Ann will help you sort them out.

Easy Bathroom Updates

A few updates can never hurt, and it’s even better if they’re easy and affordable…

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