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Christmas in July

My boys are young, but I’ve already started incorporating the Santa’s Sacks tradition into our Christmas. Each year our children pick our toys they own but don’t play with anymore to give to other children as extra presents when Santa … Continue reading

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Too Much Stuff!

I have a friend who is overly generous. We exchange birthday and Christmas gifts, but she quite regularly sends me other gifts that I really don’t want. I am at the age where I am downsizing, and I really don’t … Continue reading

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Appearance Alone

His name was David, but most just called him “the street fiddler.” David was a disheveled, older man who was a regular fixture in popular places in our city, serenading passers-by with unusual skill at his violin. In exchange for … Continue reading

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House Cleaning Tips: Closet Edition

Edit your closet as you go. Keep a hamper or bag in your closet where you can throw items of clothing that don’t work anymore as you’re getting ready in the morning. Sort through it once a month, and toss, … Continue reading

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Charitable Tax Tips

Get it in writing : Ask for an itemized receipt for any donation of money or goods, even if the amounts to less than the IRS $250 threshold. if your noncash donation is worth more than $500, you have to … Continue reading

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