The Most Amazing Way To Separate Egg Yolks – This Will Blow Your Mind

Separating egg yolks from the whites can often be quite messy and a dreaded task for most. I know it is for me. Sometimes I would avoid eggs altogether if I knew that separating egg whites was involved.  I wish I would have known there was an easier way sooner. Check out this extremely mess free and…

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Hugs – Here is Why They Are so Important

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Hang Pictures Easily Using Toothpaste


Hanging pictures can be frustrating and time-consuming. How many times have you flipped a frame over and said, “Oh no, its one of those frames with the two hooks”. If you have trouble hanging pictures straight then try using the toothpaste method from the industrial cottage weblog. I guarantee it will make you a more efficient picture…

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Top 10 Proven Methods for Opening Stubborn Jars

How to Open Jars

Everyone has come across that stubborn jar lid that refuses to budge, leaving you with that aggravated weakling feeling.  The truth is one of the reasons that jars of food have such a long shelf life is a vacuum seal that keeps the lid tightly closed, thus preventing the contents from exposure to the air that would…

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The Amazing Benefits of Coconut Water – What You Need to Know

Benefits of Coconut Water

So what is coconut water exactly? Is it really the “miracle drink” as defined by some? Well think of it as Gatorade without the high levels of sugar and sodium which Coconut water naturally avoids. But with a price tag of $2-3 for a typical 11 fl. ounce tetra pack (equivalent to about 10 sips), is it…

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How To Teach A 6-Year-Old To Tie Shoes In 5 Minutes

How To Tie Shoes

OK so teaching a kid to tie their own shoes can be one of the most difficult things to teach EVER! I never realized how difficult it was until about a month ago when my 6 year old asked me to teach her how to tie her shoes.  How hard could it be right!? Well…

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5 Reasons Why Multitasking is Worse For Productivity Than Smoking Marijuana

Why Multitasking Is Bad

Think Multitasking is the most efficient way of getting things done? I know I used to. It seems to make sense right – doing multiple things at once would cut time in half? That’s a no-brainer. In fact there have been many books and articles written on How to Multitask and get more done. Recent…

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30 Minutes of Exercise is Actually Better for Weight Loss Than 60 – Here’s why

Why 30 Minutes of Exercise is Better than 60

Sounds too good to be true right? How can 30 minutes of exercise actually help you lose more weight than 60? Well the whole less is more approach just might be true in this case. WebMD highlights a new study that followed 60 moderately overweight men who wanted to lose weight. The men were randomly…

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Love Is…

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How You May Be Sabotaging Your Life Without Knowing It


Have you ever thought about what you think about? You might need to read that again? Seriously stop for a minute and think about all the thoughts that run through your mind in a given day. Do you have any sort of filter for what thoughts you choose to think on? You wouldn’t just throw…

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