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  • Gorilla
    Basement Clean-out
    If there is one thing Southeast Michigan learned on August 11th, it is the fact that we ALL have way too much stuff.Steady rains, turning into steady, torrential down-pours caused tens of thousands of people to empty their basements due to...
  • Yard sale finds
    5 events to motivate decluttering
    5 Events To Motivate Decluttering1. Entertaining – Throwing a party of any size (from an intimate dinner to a large BBQ) can motivate us to declutter and organize. Spending time with the people we love rather than accumulating more &ldquo...
  • Fashionable stocking stuffers under $30
    Fashionable stocking stuffers under $30
    No need to fill up stockings with just little doodads or candy. This year fill the stocking with these small yet fashionable finds and all are under $30.10 Pack Rings (H&M, $4.95). These pretty rings come in different designs either in gold or...
  • Ten Talents
    The Stewardship of Treasure
    We have looked at stewardship with regard to time and talent. Now we consider stewardship from the perspective of treasure.What’s treasure?It’s mostly our money and our stuff.Looking at the Parable of the Talents from the perspective...
  • The WiiU
    Wiiu: Hot or Not
    The WiiU, a stand-alone Nintendo console and successor to the Wii was announced at the 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo, and was heralded to be a new way to experience the Wii and its gaming capabilities. It has also inherited some fancy little...
  • Not happy
    What happiness is not
    "Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness." This immortal phrase from the Declaration of Independence, proclaimed these three to be the "inalienable rights" of every American citizen. Over two centuries later, the United...
  • They sacrificed for us
    Surrendering American freedom for stuff
    In his article “Reagan was wrong: Why government is not the problem and what really is”, Robert Sobel, Orlando Liberal Examiner says, “The idea that Republicans can simply "blame the government" and convince enough...
  • Downsizing
    Downsizing: Don't keep it Just in Case:
    You toured a Retirement Village and fell in love with the lifestyle and the houses. You dream of all the fun you will have playing golf, walking the trails, fishing, and making new friends. You are ready to move. Then you go home, look at all your...
  • Contentment
    Are You Interested in Knowing the Secret of Life?
    I am going to reveal to you the secret of life. Are you ready? Ok, maybe not a secret. After all, it’s not secret anymore. We found out in “Forest Gump” that the secret of life is comfortable shoes. The secret of life I have in...
  • Mother's Day Greeting
    Fun Facts and Stuff about Mother’s Day
    Well her big day will be Sunday. Are you ready to show her just how much she means to you 365 /366 days of the year? Mothers change as we grow older. They get older; but we are the ones who change.Here are a couple of Facebook postings if you...
  • How to get free swag
    How to get free swag
    Being that we are all car enthusiasts, one of our main goals while attending events is to attain free swag. Swag can sometimes be hard to get if you're not presenting the correct image! This brings up the question, "how can I get free...
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    Making wise choices in the tradeoff of money versus life energy from Your Money or Your Life
    Time is money. At least that's the way the saying goes. Or is it money is life? Or life is money? In their classic book, Your Money or Your Life, Joe Dominguez and Vicki Robin offer this brilliant bit of perspective: Money is something we choose...
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    Burns Flat webmaster finds home for neat stuff
    What do you do with stuff you want to keep but can't find space for?If there is one issue that is as relevant to the entire world as it is to Burns Flat, this is it.What?What do I do with all of those forwarded email messages with some pretty neat...
  • Pepe Le Pew?
    Pepe Le Pew
    High school dances were something that, at the time, I remember thinkingas a "grown up", I wouldn't be subjected to. Though I fared somewhat better at Homecoming and Prom, only in college and under the influence of one too many, did...