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This Weekend's Project:

Weekend Projects: Try a Social Media Fast
Take a break — then tune into any differences in how you feel without social media in your daily life.
Jan 28, 2022

Catch Up on Past Assignments:

Weekend Projects: Take One Concrete Step Toward a Goal
In order to build habits, you have to make them easy.
Dec 31, 2021
Weekend Projects: Leave a Sweet Note Somewhere for Yourself or a Family Member
We all deserve showers and sprinkles of love. This weekend's project is to spread some.
Dec 24, 2021
Weekend Projects: Do a Mini Fridge Cleanout
With holiday cooking just around the corner, it's time to take some mental notes about what you have and don't have in your refrigerator.
Dec 17, 2021
Weekend Projects: Deep Clean Your Toilets
Before entertaining kicks into high gear this year, devote some time to thoroughly cleaning your toilets.
Dec 10, 2021
Weekend Projects: Declutter an Area You Think Will Fill Up
It's all about being proactive and setting yourself up for success.
Dec 3, 2021
Now That Thanksgiving’s Behind Us, You Should Declutter One Kitchen Collection
Decluttering after something would have been used — but wasn't — is the best way to answer the question of whether you'll need something one day.
Nov 26, 2021
One Spot in Every Kitchen That Doesn’t Get Thoroughly Cleaned Enough
With guests possibly coming over soon for holiday gatherings, now is a good time to address what might be a less-than-ideal situation.
Nov 19, 2021
There’s a Surprisingly Helpful Cleaning Tool You Might Not Have in Your Arsenal — Yet
Approaching cleaning by the tool you're going to use gives you a different perspective and aids in thoroughly addressing spots that might be overlooked in your typical cleaning routine.
Nov 12, 2021
One Thing You Have to Clean Now that Halloween is Behind Us
This mess can usually pass for a Halloween decoration, but it's November now.
Nov 5, 2021
It’s Tough to Function if Your “Turtle Shell” is Messy — Here’s What to Do
Even though the mess is contained, it has the potential effect that any mess can have on your psyche.
Oct 29, 2021
One Small Spot You Probably Skip Over in Your Everyday Cleaning
This weekend we're going to turn our gaze and direct our cleaning energy into one type of spot that tends to harbor dirt we overlook.
Oct 22, 2021
This Weekend is Your Chance to Catch Up on One Important Bit of Housekeeping
Believe me, I've tried the tricks to get it done in a regular routine. But it's still too overwhelming.
Oct 15, 2021
You Can Potentially Save $50 This Weekend... Just By Decluttering
This weekend's project is not only going to leave you with potentially $50 more than you would have had, it will also help you make your kitchen more organized.
Oct 8, 2021
It's October, and It's Time to Make a Gift-Shipping Game Plan
I remember the good old days when two-day shipping really meant two-day shipping. Not anymore.
Oct 1, 2021
One Thing You Need to Clean Before You Host Anyone This Season
You know what'll make your heart stop when you have guests over? Realizing you need to move your couch or the heavy armchair.
Sep 24, 2021
One Thing You Might be Forgetting to Dust
As the seasons begin to change, it's time to make some special rounds of your verdant buddies and teachers.
Sep 17, 2021
How to Clean the One Part of Your Kitchen That Hasn't Been Cleaned in a While
I always find it funny that that many of the household items that deal with my dirtiest messes don't have a place on my cleaning schedule to get cleaned themselves.
Sep 10, 2021
The Only Thing Your Home Needs from You This Weekend
This year, Labor Day falls on another lesser known holiday: National Read a Book Day. So this weekend, you can celebrate both!
Sep 3, 2021
There's Only One Way to Celebrate a Fun Holiday Like Today
Yes, today is a holiday. Come join the fun side of life.
Aug 27, 2021
This Weekend, Address the Invisible Mess All Over Your Home
It doesn't matter where you fall on the shoes-on or shoes-off debate — it's time for a deep clean.
Aug 20, 2021
The "Dog Days of Summer" Are a Real Thing, and They're Officially Behind Us
Here's one thing you should clean before fall weather sets in.
Aug 13, 2021
A Good Day Starts With a Good Morning — And Maybe at Least One Practice Run
This weekend, you're going to take some time to think about your morning routine and make it a purposeful part of a well-planned start to the day.
Aug 6, 2021
This Quick Sit-Down Weekend Project Could Save You Money All Year Round
I just checked on my phone and saved $76 worth.
Jul 30, 2021
One Thing You Have to Tackle Today to Enjoy "Doing Nothing" at Home This Weekend
A weekend spent relaxing at home might not only sound unreachable, but sometimes seems more stressful than one in which you try, once again, to do all the things before a new week starts.
Jul 23, 2021