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This is a Guest Post by the super amazing One Hundred Dollars a Month reader Mel. We LOVE you Mel! Thank you for all your wonderful posts.  ***** You know how we sometimes say we wish everyone who reads this blog could be neighbors? Well, welcome...

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This is a Guest Post by the super amazing One Hundred Dollars a Month reader Mel. We LOVE you Mel! Thank you for all your wonderful posts.  ***** You know how we sometimes say we wish everyone who reads this blog could be neighbors? Well, welcome to my house, everyone! It’s a little small, but we like it. Okay, so that obviously is not my actual house, but it is a cute little Christmas ornament replica of my house. As it happens, I needed Christmas gifts for a few friends who bought new houses this year, so I made a bunch...

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30 Of The Best Organizing Hacks From People Who Know What They’re Doing

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If you’re like me, you spend half the day on a mission to find the second missing sock, torturing your family members with never-ending "have you seen" questions about this and that, trapping yourself in the eternal "lost and found" limbo. The good news is, it doesn’t have to be this way, so bear with us. Bored Panda has compiled a list full of practical and super simple ideas that will give your home (and soul) some much-needed order. From making an "eat me first" bin in your fridge to making a magnetic organizer for your makeup to mount on...

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How about an easy #DIY project? Let's Make a Coat Hook!

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How about an easy #DIY project? Let's Make a Coat Hook!

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DIY Rope Hanging Shelf

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Hi there, this is Katie.I saw a super cute rope hanging shelf online, but I knew I could make them myself for cheaper. (My super handy husband helped too). All you need is a board, rope, and a nail to hang it from. The boards we used are are ponderosa pine and the rope is a cotton/poly blend that we got from D&B. Ok, you need a few other things. Sandpaper or a sander and a drill or a drill press. Also for a finished look you can either stain or paint your board. We used dark walnut Minwax stain....

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Disclaimer – This is a sponsored post brought to you by Clayton Homes

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 All opinions are 100% my own. Recently, we were invited to visit the great city of Knoxville and tour a brand new class of an off-site built home from Clayton.  I heard “home tour” and was already packing a bag.  I’m in.  In fact…just give us the keys…we can make it a vacation.  I’d test it out full throttle.  My kids would love it!   In all serious though, we really really do love touring houses.  And brand spanking new houses are even better.  They give us all sorts of inspiration!  So when the folks at Clayton Homes invited us...

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