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March 14, 2019

Hey Everyone!

How many of you have heard of Marie Kondo?

She has a best-selling book, and has a Netflix featured show called 'Tidying Up with Marie Kondo'.

People are going crazy over her show, and are taking her advice and incorporating it into their own lives.

The premise of the show if you haven't seen or heard about it is Marie visits homes of families that are in need of organizing and decluttering and completely transforms their lifestyles. It actually is pretty interesting if you have never seen it, I recommend at lease watching one episode.

Which brings me to today's column, we all want to tidy up our homes, clear up clutter, and get organized - right?

Drawers are typically disorganized, cluttered, and over-stuffed. And you're probably thinking 'who cares, the drawers are shut and my guests don't know the mess inside'. But you know know!

It's time to get those kitchen and bathroom drawers, your vanity, and work space back on track and organized.

This 8 piece Drawer Divider set is awesome! it's interlocking design ensures a secure fit, keeping each bin in its place without moving when the drawer is opened or closed.

You can mix and match these dividers to what design works for you and your drawer.

Get Organized With The Interlocking Drawer Dividers

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Hint 1: Prevent Dirt From Entering Your Home

Are you inviting dirt into your home?

One of the biggest mistakes you might be making is wearing shoes inside the house. Shoes track in all sorts of dirt and grime from outside so leave them at the door and enforce a "no shoes" policy. Not only does this help to prevent the build-up of dirt, it also helps to protect your floors from scuffs and scratches.

Don’t be shy about asking guests to remove their shoes when they enter your home. Create a pretty sign and place it by the front door so visitors can clearly see it.

If you have carpeting, you have this problem

Hint 2: Dust Without Spraying

Feather dusters work great for cleaning blinds, pictures, nooks, and other areas.

Ostrich feather dusters, which start at about $15, because the feathers tackle the dust and the large quills don't fall out of the handle.

You'll want a high-quality feather duster that will fit in your back pocket which works well for routing dusting.

For heavy buildup you will need to vacuum or use a cloth, then use the duster every other week or so after that.

It's all-natural and your skin will feel amazing after just one use!

'Go Green' Hint: Repair that leaky faucet

Drip, drip, drip... it’s not just annoying to listen to.

A leaky tap can waste 140 gallons of water a week—that’s a pretty big dent in the utilities bill. People are often unaware of leaks, so make a note to check all fixtures (including pipes under sinks) regularly.