Daily Archives February 27, 2014

How to Tell Which Things to Toss, Sell, or Donate

Donation pick up

Charitable donations feel good–no doubt about it. When you donate clothes, food, medical supplies, and any other kind of goods, you can’t help but feel a sense of pride and good will. What’s more, donating clothes keeps them out of landfills where they take up precious space. You not only help those less fortunate, you help the Earth!

While the benefits of contributing to veterans clothing donations are clear, it can be difficult to decide what to keep, what to donate, and what to just throw away. Here’s a few tips to help you figure out what you can contribute to veterans clothing donat

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How To Shop For Log Cabin Style Furniture

Rustic cedar log furniture

The United States of America has long had a love affair with log cabins, starting in the 17th century when their simple requirements for tools and materials marked them as an easy method of building reliable shelter. For this reason, log cabins flourished, with locals often working together to build the homes. However, as time went on, log cabins changed with the times: in 1862, the Homestead Act required that all dwellings be built to be at least ten by twelve feet and have at least one glass window. This stipulation, placed on a law that gave Americans the opportunity to obtain and farm open land, forever changed the design of the log cabin but had no impact on its popularity and cultural influence: just look at Lincoln Logs, the children’s toy created by the son of architect Frank Lloyd Wright, w

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