26 hacks in November 2011

24 November 2011

Hack Black Friday with no-clutter gifts

My annual nose-thumbing at Black Friday, and suggestions for no-clutter gifts.

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22 November 2011

If you write it, they may come...true

My "wrap-up" of Camp Mighty, and what I learned there that has changed how I feel as I head into the busy holiday season.

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21 November 2011

How to shorten your holiday gift list

Paring down your gift list will save you money and time, and will help you feel calmer during the holidays. But, most importantly, it will help you express your love and gratitude to friends and family in ways everyone will appreciate.

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18 November 2011

Heading into the holidays: feeling good or crunched? Talk amongst yourselves.

Sometimes it feels right to veer off the hack-posting schedule and just hang out with you. When I'm feeling the pull toward conversation, I know it's a good time to check in.

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17 November 2011

16 November 2011

Baby wipes as face cleansing cloths

I've ALWAYS questioned the need for specialized facial and body cleansers. If there's a good reason why using baby wipes on one's face is a problem, please say so in the comments.

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15 November 2011

Craft + storage solution: Glass bottle hair band holder

Maisha's elegant solution for keeping ponytail holders accessible.

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14 November 2011

How to: Use a working file to tame the in-process paper pile

At Simple Mom, April gives one of the best how-tos I've seen for using a tickler/working file in conjunction with your calendar/to-do list.

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11 November 2011

MC Hammer as childproofer: Can't touch this!

Nate Smith (not just any Nate Smith; the best Nate Smith) came up with a way to show his son which stuff not to touch.

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10 November 2011

10 November 2011

Thanksgiving hacks. We have them. And we want more!

If you don't see your Thanksgiving hack in the archives, send it in with the subject THANKSGIVING. I'll fast-track the highlights so we can all benefit.

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09 November 2011

Your learning memories: arrows pointing to your kid's education

It's worth thinking about what your kid would say if she were to share her favorite learning experience so far.

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09 November 2011

Social media may save your life

My latest Babble Voices post is about Amit Gupta, leukemia, social media, hopefulness, and what you can do to help him and thousands more. It's easy, painless, and free. And it might save a life.

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