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This Robot Monitors Your House (And Vacuums When the Coast Is Clear)

This new gadget does double duty: cleans up and keeps an eye out.<p>The days of <i>I, Robot</i> might finally be upon us: LG's latest version of their robo-vac, …

How To Save Money Each Month

Is this the year to focus on saving more? If you’ve been disappointed when you’ve checked out your savings account balance, let’s change that this …

Personal Finance

29 Ways to Build your Emergency Fund out of Thin Air

Shares 100<p>Building an emergency fund is an essential part of financial security. One constant is that you will face unexpected expenses throughout …

How to Buy Long-Term-Care Insurance

When to get it, how much you need and ways to cut the cost.<p><i>Editor's note: This article originally appeared in the November 2014 issue of</i> Kiplinger's …

27 Brilliant Hacks To Keep Your Fridge Clean And Organized

Because you don't want to be sifting through a messy fridge when it's time to EAT.

Turn A Basic Storage Box Into A Practical First Aid Kit - Organize

Ask anyone who has ever worked retail, and they will tell you just how easy it is to spend hard-earned cash on the copious amount of items they are …

inspiring art, encouraging women

We’re in the kitchen today making a healthy snack. Granola bars! I don’t even want to know what I’ve spent on granola bars at the store. But, let’s …

Make Ahead Cold Lunches {A Week’s Worth of Lunches in a day!}

<i>Disclaimer: this post has been updated with new images and ideas with special thanks to my sponsor, Frigidaire Gallery®. I love this post and</i> …

How to Set Up a Workable Home Office

Home offices are no longer relegated to a corner of the basement or inside a small closet. With more and more people working from home, the home …

The Five Best Ways to Pack an Efficient and Organized Suitcase

You can't take everything you want on a trip, but you can usually bring everything you need. All it takes is a little forethought and some good …

10 Ways To Organize Your Home With Evernote

Eight out of ten adults experience lower back pain once in their lifetime. I am one of those people and I’m definitely not looking forward to my …

Pain

10 Unconventional Habits to Live Distraction-Less

<i>“Simplicity is ultimately a matter of focus.”</i> — Ann Voskamp<p>Our world has become a constant feed of information, noise, and entertainment. Our phones …

The Jumper Card Is A Swiss Army Knife For Mobile Phones

The Jumper Card is a fantastically simple new tool for anyone with a mobile device. The card will charge all iPhones and Android phones. It also …

7 Life-Changing Benefits of a Surprisingly Simple Meditation Technique

<b>“Our way to practice is one step at a time, one breath at a time.” ~Shunryu Suzuki</b><p>I blinked my eyes, wiggled my toes, and carefully heaved my right …

Meditation

Do You Fall for Any of These Common Clutter-Clearing Myths?

Every Wednesday is Tip Day (or Quiz Day or List Day).<br>This Wednesday: <b>Do you fall for any of these twelve myths about clutter?</b><p>This post is back by …

Livin' Lightly | Simple, Intentional Living

PODCAST<p>Interviews and discussions on simple, intentional living.<p>LISTEN<p>VIDEOS<p>Hacks, tips and tricks we’ve learned along the way.<p>WATCH<p>ARTICLES<p>Thoughts …

The Month We Put Away the Kids' Toys

I'm reading <i>Simplicity Parenting</i> by Kim John Payne. I've been reading this book off and on for months now and am still working my way through it, but …