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How to Write an Online Dating Profile
I told you in an earlier Junk Drawer about how to find love in the new year and in it, I touched on online dating. I had someone send me a very nice email about it, but they wanted to know how to write an online dating profile, so here goes.
How to Write a Thank You Note
Now that all of the Christmas gifts have been opened, the wrapping paper recycled and placed neatly in the ribbon drawer, you should say thank you for what you've received. Here's how to write a proper thank you note, even if it is for something that you don't like.
How to Find Love in 2013
If your New Year's resolution is to get over your ex and find love, here are a few ideas to help you find someone in time for Valentine's Day.
How to Get Rid of your Cold
I got sick over Christmas and Glen got sick a couple days later. Everyone around the building has been sick and it seems like everyone we talk to had, has it, or it's going around their house. Here are a few ways to feel better sooner.
How to Make a Resolution and Stick to It
You may have some free time to ponder your New Year's resolutions this weekend, so while you're thinking deep thoughts about ways to improve your life in 2013, here are some ways to make that new way of life stick.
How to Save More Money in 2013
I have never really made New Year's resolutions because I always felt like you can make a new start any day of the year, but 2013 is going to be different. In addition to keeping my handbag clean, I also want to save money, so here are a few ways to save some money without having to give up lit…
Cleaning Out: What to Keep and What to Toss
I tend not to make New Year's resolutions, but after trying to find some things relatively quickly recently, I decided I needed to keep a cleaner purse. So, here's New Year's resolution number one and some tips and tricks for you to keep your wallet or your purse a little bit cleaner …
How to Treat Holiday Stains
While you're eating Christmas dinner, frosting those cookies or getting up those last minute decorations, you're bound to spill. It happens. Here are a few common stains you may run into these next couple of days and how to get rid of them.
How to Remain Calm Over the Holidays
Christmas can be a very stressful time of the year. Stress can lead to a weakened immune system, which can lead to you getting sick which is no fun. So, here are a few ways to keep calm and enjoy your Christmastime.
How to Find “Me Time” This Christmas
You’re doing group shopping outings, cleaning, spending time with family and friends, wrapping presents and cooking for everyone but yourself. Here’s how to spend some quality time alone over the holidays.
How to Help Your Kids Deal With Tragedy
Parent or not, it's impossible to not be saddened by what happened in Connecticut on Friday. As your children go to school today, they may have questions or fears about returning to school. If you aren't sure what to say, here are what some parenting experts and child psychologists are sug…

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