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Monday 13 May, 2019

Types of Dump Bins

It’s springtime, which is the perfect time of the year to run retail clearance sales. This is a time when customers are clearing out room in their homes for new merchandise. While there are many ways to display clearance items on retail merchandising display racks, one of the most useful types of display fixtures is […]


Monday 06 May, 2019

Creative Ideas for Clearance Sales, Part 3

In this series, I have been exploring different ideas for running creative clearance sales. Springtime is the perfect time of year to do this since customers are clearing out stuff at home they don’t need and making room for new purchases. Some ideas I have shared in Parts 1 and 2 include rearranging your merchandise […]


Monday 29 April, 2019

Creative Ideas for Clearance Sales, Part 2

Springtime is the perfect time to run a clearance sale in your store. This is a time when people are making room in their lives and their homes for new merchandise, so it is a great time to make room in your store by putting your backstock up for sale at a hefty discount. But […]


Monday 22 April, 2019

Creative Ideas for Clearance Sales, Part 1

In recent articles I have focused on getting your retail shop ready for spring. This is an excellent time to run clearance sales because your customers are clearing stuff out of their homes. That means they are making space for new stuff and hunting for great deals. So you too can run your version of […]


Monday 15 April, 2019

How to Stay Organized

Getting organized at home can be a daunting challenge. But for a lot of people, it is even harder to know how to stay organized. You can put months of effort into getting your house in order only to have it all fall apart again a few months later as you fall back on old […]


Monday 08 April, 2019

A Simple System For Decluttering and Organizing Incoming Items

One of the top reasons for clutter is that many people lack a systematic method of sorting new items that arrive in their lives. They receive gifts over the holidays or purchase items at a bargain at the store and do not have a plan for what to do with them next. So they end […]


Monday 01 April, 2019

Why Do You Have So Much Clutter? Part 2

How much clutter do you have in your home right now? If it is more than you would like, you might be curious what the top reasons for clutter are. In Part 1, I talked about some of the practical reasons why clutter accumulates: 1. You have more stuff than you know what to do […]


Monday 25 March, 2019

Why Do You Have So Much Clutter? Part 1

Ever wonder why we clutter? If you live surrounded by a mess of odds and ends you do not actually use, discovering what the underlying reasons for clutter really are could help you to break the cycle. Let’s take a look at some of the top reasons for clutter, starting with practical issues. 1. You […]


Monday 18 March, 2019

How to Organize Kids’ School Papers

Heading into summer, your child is probably going to bring a lot of papers and projects home—and likely you have been accumulating a pile of schoolwork and keepsakes over the course of the year. Trying to figure out how to store children’s school papers? This is definitely the time to do it. If you don’t […]


Monday 11 March, 2019

How to Clean Plastic Containers with Salt

When it comes to finding a way to effectively clean stained plastic ware, it can be surprisingly difficult to really get things spick and span. Thankfully there are a number of different methods you can use. There is of course the option of bleach, but if you want to avoid such a harsh approach, you […]


Monday 04 March, 2019

How to Clean Plastic Containers with Denture Tablets

Trying to figure out how to remove grease from plastic containers, but not having any luck? While plastic food containers are fabulous for sealing and storing your leftovers in the freezer for weeks, you will find that they are tough to clean because of their porous nature. Plastic absorbs substances which come into contact with […]


Monday 25 February, 2019

How to Clean Plastic Containers with Vinegar

Trying to figure out how you can clean your plastic food containers effectively? It can be quite a challenge to get rid of stubborn grease or remove tomato stains from plastic. You can actually get most of these stains out using regular dish soap, but many people prefer to use a method which is completely […]


Monday 18 February, 2019

How to Clean Plastic Containers with Lemon Juice

You’ve just finished off that leftover Italian food you had in your frozen food containers, and of course the tomato has left behind stubborn, unsightly stains. Why does tomato sauce stain plastic, and how can you get stains like these out of your plastic food containers so you can restore them to their original appearance? […]


Monday 11 February, 2019

How to Clean Plastic Containers with Rubbing Alcohol

Trying to figure out how to clean plastic containers naturally? There are a lot of different methods you can use to remove grease, stains, and odors from your plastic food containers. Standard dish soap works quite well, but you can also try vinegar, lemon juice, salt, or rubbing alcohol. Today I want to talk about […]


Monday 04 February, 2019

How to Clean Greasy Plastic Containers

Plastic food containers have a lot going for them. They are versatile, lightweight, easy to store, and can be repurposed elsewhere in the house if they get damaged over time. Properly cared for, they can last for years. But they have their drawbacks too, one of the biggest ones being that they are incredibly hard […]