- Unitasker Wednesday: Cakepop chocolate dipper
This week’s unitasker is a mini-crockpot that keeps melted chocolate warm. But before you think this is too useful, you still have to melt the chocolate in the microwave or in a double boiler and then transfer the chocolate to the Chocolate Dipper to be able to use it.
- Workspace of the Week: A ‘make it your own’ home office
- Single socks and how they can help you learn to process what-if clutter
If you’re someone who regularly plays the “what if” scenario in your mind, try giving the lost-sock basket a try in your home. Recycle any sock that remains in the basket for more than three months. Since you know the worst that can happen is that you might end up recycling two socks, it’s a relative inexpensive way to practice making these types of uncluttering decisions.
- Unitasker Wednesday: Baby Buddy Bottle Buddy
This week’s unitasker selection rises to a brand new level of unitaskery, with an $80 price tag. Introducing Baby Buddy Bottle Buddy: The Electronic Formula Dispenser.
- January resolution wrap up, and introduction of February resolution
In 2011, I’m trying out small, monthly resolutions instead of large, annual New Year’s resolutions. My public resolution for January was to be more organized in the kitchen, and create and use more nutritious meal plans for my family. In February, I will go through everything — absolutely everything — in my office.
- Unitasker Wednesday: Watermelon knife
This year, I vow to impress watermelons! I shall feel no shame about using a multi-functional knife. Instead, I will win the watermelons’ affections as I pull out my Stainless Steel Watermelon Knife.
- Three uncluttered activities you can do on a lazy Saturday
Three of these to-do items on my list today are great tasks to complete on a day you’ve decided to stay at home. From my home to yours, I bring you three uncluttered activities you can do on a lazy Saturday.
- Evaluate your household routines
Do you have a routine chart for household chores? Is everyone in the house taking responsibility for and completing their duties? Do you need to evaluate your routines to make sure they’re meeting the demands of your home and fit with your schedule? With the start of the new month, now might be a good time to make sure you have a functioning system in place.
- Ask Unclutterer: How many hours will a family of four spend on laundry each week?
Reader Amanda recently e-mailed and asked a few questions about laundry maintenance for a family of four.