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How To Make A Holiday Planner For A Stress Free Season

Holiday Plannerimages
Here are instructions for how to make your own holiday planner, so you can get and stay organized for all the seasonal holidays your family celebrates each year.

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Printable Thanksgiving Calendar For November

Here's a free printable Thanksgiving calendar, for November, that you can place in your holiday planner. It is undated so you can use a copy year after year.

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Free Printable Vehicle Maintenance Log: Why You Should Have One In Your Car

Vehicle Maintenance Log
Keeping a vehicle maintenance log in your car is simple and easy, and will save you from trying to remember what maintenance has and has not been done to your car. Find out how here, including free printables.

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Stress Free Holidays: 13 Week Series To Make Your Holidays Fun And Not Stressful

Stress Free Holidays
Everyone wants stress free holidays, with fun and laughter and no last minute scrambling around to do tasks. Follow this 13 week series to reduce Holiday stress and enjoy yourself.

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Fall Cleaning Checklist: Get Your Home Ready For Cold Weather

Fall Cleaning Checklist
Get this free printable fall cleaning checklist to make sure you don't forget anything when cleaning your home this autumn to get ready for the change of seasons.

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Kids Cleaning Toys: Good Role Playing Or Feminist Mistake?

Kids Cleaning Toys
Have you seen these toy "cleaning trolleys" or similar toys like pretend vacuums? Do kids cleaning toys allow kids to role play real life adult situations, or do they cause gender stereotypes?

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How To Keep Track Of And Organize Your Child's School Papers

Organize Child School Papers
Does your child bring home mountains of school papers everyday? Learn how to deal with them effectively, and never forget another date or homework assignment.

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How To Pick Ripe Melons Using Four Of Your Five Senses

Pick Ripe Melons
Learn how to pick ripe melons using your other four senses so you can please your fifth sense, the sense of taste.

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Free Comic Book Day: Awesome Annual Kids Activity

Free Comic Book Day
We've been taking our kids to Free Comic Book Day for years now, and can't recommend this free kid activity more highly.

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How To Load A Dishwasher The Right Way {To Make Sure Everything Gets Cleaned}

Load A Dishwasher
Learn how to load a dishwasher to make sure all your dishes get cleaned, and there are no nasty surprises for you when you reach for a clean plate or bowl.

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How Much Sleep Do You & Your Children Need? {Guidelines & Why It Matters}

How Much Sleep
Here's how much sleep you and your children really need to not only function properly, but to thrive. It includes guidelines for kids from birth to teens.

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Garbage & Trash Can Cleaning Tips {For Kitchen, Bathroom & Outdoor Cans}

Trash Can Cleaning
Here are simple but very important garbage and trash can cleaning tips for your home, including your kitchen and bathroom, to make sure your cans don't stink and periodically are disinfected.

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How To Clean Hardwood Floors: Step By Step Instructions

Clean Hardwood Floors
Hardwood floors are beautiful, but can be damaged easily by improper cleaning. Here's how to clean hardwood floors the right way, with simple step by step instructions.

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Why Weekly House Cleaning Schedules Benefit Your Home And Sanity

Cleaning Schedules
Find out why weekly house cleaning schedules can help you keep your both your sanity and your home clean, plus get examples and resources to give you ideas for creating a schedule that fits your home and family life.

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Printable Weekly Checklist For House Cleaning And Other Weekly Chores

Printable Weekly Checklist
Struggling to figure out what needs to be cleaned in your house on a weekly basis? Check out this weekly checklist for house cleaning for ideas. A free printable version is included.

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Daily House Cleaning Schedule: 8 Essential Daily Household Chores

Cleaning Schedule
Getting overwhelmed by housework? Check out this daily house cleaning schedule with 8 essential daily household chores to know what needs to be done to keep everything clean and tidy, and clean most of the time.

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Create A Cleaning Schedule For Your Home: Top 10 Reasons

Cleaning Schedule
Do you have a cleaning schedule? If you don't see the top ten reasons you should create one, and see the resources for how to make your own schedule for cleaning house.

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Check Smoke Alarm: A Very Important Fire Safety Tip

Check Smoke Alarm
Check smoke alarm - this is a very simple safety tip that is often overlooked. Learn how often to check your smoke detector, and when to replace it here.

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Printable Whole House Cleaning Checklist: How To Keep Your Home Clean Year Round

House Cleaning Checklist
Use this whole house cleaning checklist for a big picture view of the most essential taks in your home throughout the year.

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How To Clean Windows In Your Home Like An Expert

Clean Windows
Window cleaning may not be your favorite job, but learn how to clean windows in your home like the pros, so you can get it done and have more fun.

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How To Clean A Toilet: The Basics

Clean A Toilet
Is your toilet in need of some serious cleaning? Learn how to clean a toilet here, including both written instructions and a how-to video. It's what you should already know, but perhaps don't.

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Bathroom Cleaning Checklist - List For Cleaning The Bathroom Daily, Weekly And Monthly

Bathroom Cleaning Checklist
Use this bathroom cleaning checklist in your household notebook to get your daily, weekly, and monthly bathroom chores done.

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Spring Forward Fall Back: Routines For House Around Biannual Event

Spring Forward Fall Back
The spring forward fall back biannual event happens to change the time forward or back an hour, but you can also use the event to remember to do certain chores around your home.

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Kitchen Cleaning Checklist: Daily, Weekly And Monthly Chores + Printable

Kitchen Cleaning Checklist
Use this kitchen cleaning checklist in your household notebook to get your daily, weekly, and monthly kitchen chores done. Includes a free printable.

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Top Ten Spring Cleaning Safety Tips

Spring Cleaning Safety Tips
Did you know that spring cleaning can be hazardous to your health if you don't take the proper precautions? Learn spring cleaning safety tips here to keep you and your family safe this spring.

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Printable Seasonal Food Calendar Chart: When Produce In Season

Seasonal Food Calendar Chart
Here's a free printable seasonal food calendar for North America, showing when produce is in season, to help you save money and for meal planning.

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Kitchen Cleaning Tips - Daily Tasks For A Clean Kitchen

Kitchen Cleaning Tips
The kitchen is one of the busiest rooms in the home, and one where things can get messy fast. Learn these kitchen cleaning tips to keep ahead of the mess.

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Spring Cleaning Checklist For Your Home: With Free Printable

Spring Cleaning Checklist
What needs to be done for spring cleaning? Here's a printable spring cleaning checklist for your home that you can use to make sure it all gets done.

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Printable Task List Template: Master List Of Household Chores & Odd Jobs

Printable Task List Template
Here's a free printable task list template you can fill out with household chores and odd jobs you realize need to get done, but you can't get to right then, to make sure you don't forget them.

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Daily House Cleaning Schedule: 8 Essential Daily Household Chores

Daily House Cleaning Schedule
Getting overwhelmed by housework? Check out this daily house cleaning schedule with 8 essential daily household chores to know what needs to be done to keep everything clean and tidy, and clean most of the time.

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Kitchen Cleaning Checklist - Daily, Weekly And Monthly Chores

Kitchen Cleaning Checklist
Use this kitchen cleaning checklist in your household notebook to get your daily, weekly, and monthly kitchen chores done.

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Household Notebook: Use It To Organize Your Home Life

Household Notebook
See the typical contents of a household notebook, and how use of these tools can help you enjoy your home and family more.

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Making A Homemaking Notebook: A How To Guide

Homemaking Notebook
Making a homemaking notebook does not need to be complicated or elaborate, but it should involve some thought process. Find out how to make the most of this useful tool.

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How To Clean Your House - What Order Should You Clean In?

How To Clean Your House
Ready for house cleaning but don't know what to do first. Check out this article on how to clean your house for tips on the right order to clean in and why.

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New Years Resolutions - The Trick To Sticking To Them

New Years Resolutions
Find out the trick to sticking to your New Years resolutions, so you can start improving your life right now.

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Stress Free Holidays Series Part 13: Post Holiday Stress Relief And Getting Back Into Your Normal Routine

: Post Holiday Stress Relief And Getting Back Into Your Normal Routine
Once the holidays are over you would think holiday stress would be a thing of the past, but now you have to clean up! Find out how to ease back into your normal routine without causing more stress in your life.

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52 Week Money Challenge: Save For A Better Year!

Save For A Better Year!
Take the 52 Week Money Challenge and save, instead of spend, for a better year! Free printable included.

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Stress Free Holidays Series Part 12: Getting Ready For Christmas - It's Almost Here

Stress Free Holidays Week #12
See the tasks you should do for getting ready for Christmas, so you can experience less stress now and later as the holiday approaches.

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Stress Free Holidays Week #11: Actions To Take To Make Your Christmas Stress Free

Stress Free Holidays Week #11
Christmas preparations can be a fun part of the holiday season, plus they make it possible to enjoy Christmas. Find out what you need to do here.

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Printable Christmas Menu Planner Forms

Printable Christmas Menu Planner
Here are free printable Christmas menu planner forms that you can use to plan your Christmas meals including your Christmas Eve meal, Christmas breakfast and Christmas dinner.

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Grinch Kabobs: Easy Fun Christmas Treat To Make With Your Kids

Grinch Kabobs
Making Grinch Kabobs has quickly become one of our family's Christmas traditions, since they're quick, easy and so very much fun to make and eat. Here's how to do it.

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Printable Christmas Grocery List For Your Holiday Meals

Printable Christmas Grocery List
Here's a free printable Christmas grocery list you can use to plan all the items you need to purchase to make all of your holiday meals.

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Stress Free Holidays Week #10: Tasks For Making This One Of Your Best Christmas Seasons Ever

Stress Free Holidays Week #10
Do you want a stress free Christmas? If so, planning ahead is key, so find out what tasks you need to do this week to make a great Christmas a reality.

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When To Use Salted Or Unsalted Butter For Baking, Cooking & Serving

When To Use Salted Or Unsalted Butter
When you purchase butter at the store there are two choices, salted or unsalted butter. Here's easy tips to know when to use each of these two kinds.

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Top 10 Family Christmas Movies For Kids & Adults

Top 10 Family Christmas Movies
Here's my top 10 family Christmas movies for kids and adults list, with suggestions of the best films to watch each holiday season together.

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Stress Free Holidays Week #9: Christmas Planning

Stress Free Holidays Week #9
Christmas preparation must include Christmas planning, so that you can have a stress free holiday season. Get a list of activities to do this week to get ready for the big day.

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Real Christmas Tree Care Tips From Set Up To Clean Up

Real Christmas Tree Care
Here's real Christmas tree care tips you can use to set up your tree properly, make sure it lasts as long as possible, plus tips for clean up of needles and sap messes if they occur.

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Printable Cleaning Checklists To Put In Your Household Notebook

Printable Cleaning Checklists
A list of printable cleaning checklists created by Household Management 101, for daily, weekly and seasonal house cleaning. Each printable checklist is a resource for your household notebook.

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Printable Seasonal Food Calendar Chart: When Produce In Season

Printable Seasonal Food Calendar Chart
Here's a free printable seasonal food calendar for North America, showing when produce is in season, to help you save money and for meal planning.

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