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Turn your wedding anniversary into a yearly party

Sometimes your wedding goes wonky, and you're left feeling less-than-stellar about the whole event. Which really sucks, because you put a lot of effort into that damn thing. But Offbeat Bride Christine (of Christine & Derek's misadventurous rainbow hodgepodge of freaks & geeks wedding) has a great idea about how to turn that frown upside-down… every year on your anniversary!

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Set digital reminders to use your coupons

I was organizing my coupons today and getting rid of ones that have expired and making a mental note to use the ones that were going to expire soon. Except with me, "mental note" always translates to: "Oops, I totally forgot about that thing I was supposed to be making a mental note of."

Then I had a baskets moment: why not set a reminder to use said coupons before their expiration date?

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Keep a shopping list for clothes

My lack of fashion-seeking prowess has led to a wardrobe that, while totally me, has some major holes in it. Like the hippie skirt I love, but rarely wear because it's so hard to match the colors with my tops. Or the shirt that's too low-cut to wear without one very specific cami, which is usually in the laundry due to its popularity. You get the idea.

This morning, while putting away laundry, I had a baskets moment about my wardrobe situation…

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Vacuum out your heat ducts right now

This past spring (or the winter that would not quit here in Minnesota) we noticed that our heat seemed to not be working so well. My head immediately jumped to how to find a furnace repair person and how much that would cost. My wife suggested we try vacuuming out the ducts. A bit of internet research has shown that apparently you're supposed to do this on a regular basis, but I had never thought to do it before. So now you know!