Posts filed under: How-To

Short and Sweet Summary: Want to get paid to declutter the junk clogging your house? Hell, yes! Get paid to clear out old tech items, clothes, and books from your home and unclutter your mind at the same time. If you’re anything like me, you’ve got craploads of junk hanging...
Short and Sweet Summary: If you create a home inventory now you won’t be scrambling when/if a natural disaster strikes. Even though it seems like a hassle, it’s better to be safe than sorry. Do the work now to save yourself any future headaches. We widows already know that bad...
Short and Sweet Summary: Taxes are complicated enough but worse if you don’t know how to organize your tax paperwork. Do yourself a huge favor and learn how to organize your documents so tax time won’t be so overwhelming. You’ll be glad you’re so well prepared. So, taxes. The beginning...
Short and Sweet Summary: Thank you notes are a friendly acknowledgment when someone goes out of his or her way to do something nice for you. But how do you write a decent thank you note when you’re widow brain can’t focus? After my husband died, several weeks worth of...
Short and Sweet Summary: Cleaning drains is a thankless job. However, learning how to unclog the shower drain with minimal effort is one skill you’ll be glad you have. One of the first things my husband showed me how to do after he got sick was to unclog the shower...
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