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- Savvysugar | Work + Money | Wed, Jan 23, 2013 6:38 PM EST | CommentsSource: Make Your Own: Amazingly Easy Homemade Fabric Softener
Made from all-natural ingredients, this eco-friendly fabric softener helps fluff and freshen your clothes without artificial fragrances or ingredients. Vinegar is a natural softening agent, making it the perfect base for this homemade DIY. The addition of an essential oil, such as lavender, orange, lemon, or mint, which are antibacterial, keeps your clothes wonderfully clean and smelling fantastic. And, what's even better, this laundry booster only costs a few dollars to make.
What You'll Need:
- Large jar or container with lid
- 16 ounces distilled white vinegar
- Essential oil
- Fresh herbs
- Simply measure and add four cups of vinegar to a jar and 10 to 12 drops of your favorite essential oil. Simply shake and add 1/4 cup to your washing machine's fabric softener dispenser per load of laundry. For an extra boost of scent, add a sprig of fresh rosemary, lavender, or mint.
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- Savvysugar | Work + Money | Wed, Jan 23, 2013 6:34 PM EST | CommentsSource: Ultimate Guide to Getting Rid of Stuff You Don't Need
Starting the New Year means clearing out the old. It's a good idea to get items you don't use out of the way because they will fill up valuable space in your home. Get ready to sell your stuff with these tips:
- Electronics. If you're thinking about selling your electronics, consider Gazelle.com, buymytronics.com, and nextworth.com. These sites are great because they'll quote you a price for the item you wish to sell. You can always consider selling it back to the original retailer itself if you're wary about third-party sellers. For instance, Apple has a great recycling program.
- Receipts and documents. Nip your pack rat tendencies in the bud and start sorting out documents to trash or stash. Throw away receipts for items that you aren't planning on returning, and ones that you won't need to use come tax time. If you're wary of throwing away receipts, you can make a digital copy of them with a basic scann
- Geeksugar, | Work + Money | Wed, Jan 23, 2013 5:59 PM EST | CommentsSource: 3 Unexpected Uses For Emoji Icons
Emoji was the biggest thing to happen to texting since . . . texting. The mobile communicators of the modern age have found all sorts of creative uses for the iPhone's Unicode pictographs - but there's a couple more inventive applications for Emoji that you might not know about. We've got the scoop on three unexpected uses for Emoji that'll make your iPhone a more fun - and organized - place to be.
- Contacts - Add appropriate Emoji based on your favorite people's interests. It adds personality, and it's a good memory-triggering device, too! Met a fellow skier at a party? Stick her number in your phone with little skis. Emoji is also a good way to find groups of friends. Add a little cocktail emoticon by all of your girlfriends. When you want to go out on Friday night, search for the cocktail in "All Contacts," and there they are.
- App Folders - Instead of having random apps strewn about your phone, you can organize them into
- Babble.com | Work + Money | Wed, Jan 23, 2013 2:06 PM EST | CommentsThe cell phone has become an essential tool in most of our lives, whether it's on a personal level, a professional level, or (most likely) both. According to a recent survey, 85% of American adults now own a cell phone. For many of us, the cell phone has become an essential tool of working life. We use it to email coworkers, coordinate schedules for work, surf the web - and even make the occasional phone call! Cell phones have made it possible for us to work and live on the go, since we are always reachable. Often, our cell phone is the first thing we look for in the morning and the last thing we put down at night.
5 things to know before you buy a cell phone
But eventually, every cell phone needs to be replaced. Maybe the current plan has expired; or we need to add more features; or maybe the phone just gave up and died. Whatever the reason, it's time to look for something new. And if it's going to be our constant companion for at least the next two years, then we better make the right choice. Here are 5 tips for choo...Read More »
- Astrology.com Financescopes | Work + Money | Wed, Jan 23, 2013 11:51 AM EST | Comments
Aries (March 21 - April 19)
You've had a lot of great energy lately, and it's starting to move from the work arena to home. You can cook, clean and redecorate with one hand tied behind your back, and if you have an audience, your efforts are doubly appreciated.
Today's Aries Reading: Free Sample Astro Identity Reading
Taurus (April 20 - May 20)
Be careful with every lowball offer you make -- because you just may be taken up on your offer(s). Whether it's a used car or a house, can you really afford to tie up your money? Think things through, Taurus.
Today's Taurus Reading: Free Sample Personal Astrology Profile
Gemini (May 21 - June 21)
You are really whittling away at your budget, but you're confident that no matter how tight it gets, you can work within in. That's the right
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