Because this Fast Fix Friday is SO fast, there’s two today! Homemade Streak Free Window Cleaner AND an All-Purpose Cleaner I like these not only because it’s so easy & cheap, but also I LOVE the idea of matching labeled spray bottles instead of different shaped ones regular cleaning sprays come in (more on that at the end of the post). Streak Free Window Cleaner 2 cups water 1/4 cup vinegar 1 tsp. blue Dawn dish soap (I’ve used…

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This is my story of the missing socks. Sure enough, after a load of laundry there’s always at least one random sock without it’s partner. every. single. time. I’m convinced the drain eats them up or they mysterious get in between the walls. I put the solo socks back in my dresser drawer assuring myself that once I find the matching sock I’ll remember to pair them. Enter a sock drawer of individual unpaired socks. The solution:…

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Each day when I get home from work I stand outside our front door trying at least three keys before I find the one that opens my front door. I find it a personal victory when I guess it right the first try. As I’m navigating through my key chain I promise myself I’m going to find a solution to this frustration. Then the second I finally get through the front door my frustration is forgotten, well for 24…

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My husband asked me if I was running out of things to organize when he saw this project. First, did he really think I was going to run out of things to organize? But in all seriousness, I hate the way cords tend to get in the way. This quick and easy Fast Fix Friday simply requires a ‘cordy’ appliance and velcro! (I used this one, which comes in white OR black and can be…

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Not being the cook in the family I don’t often reach for the spices, but my husband does regularly. Fortunately my love for organizing trumps my confusion in the kitchen. I hated the way our spice containers were all different shapes & sizes and in those rare occasions where I use them, it would take a long time sifting through to find the spice I needed. This rolling end cabinet that the spices were in wasn’t working…

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My skin and hair are always dry so I’m constantly buying beauty products that have extra moisture, especially as the weather gets colder. But I also like to mix it up with a DIY to save my wallet from time to time. This moisturizing DIY hair treatment needs only 3 ingredients straight from your kitchen! Mix together the following: 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 egg Simply massage the mixture in to your hair (I…

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I recently got tired of our guest bedroom decor and decided to spruce it up in more of a ‘mid century modern’ style. I was looking for pillows to add a touch of color and texture, but couldn’t find anything reasonably priced. (Since when have pillows gotten so expensive?!?!) Realizing that I already have many pillows from past room designs, my most economical option was to create my own pillow covers. The fabric that I bought was…

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