Category Archives: Practical Solutions

Browse through our practical solutions area for DIY tips, storage and organization tips and tricks and every kind of simple and easy solutions to everyday problems.

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Quick and Easy Storage Solutions For Your Home

Is there ever enough storage space in any home or apartment? Older buildings especially may be short on closet space, linen cupboards and kitchen cabinets. Remodeling is costly and disruptive. Even the modular customized closet storage systems marketed on television and in print are expensive and can take several weeks. For quick fixes that cost little or nothing, read on.

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How to Stay Healthy and Achieve Your New Year’s Resolution

Starting off the New Year is the perfect time to think about the positive changes you want to make like losing weight, getting healthier or tackling a new project. It’s that time of year when motivation and enthusiasm are at an all-time high and where anything seems possible! Continue reading How to Stay Healthy and Achieve Your New Year’s Resolution

10 Fun Valentine’s Day Date Ideas That Won’t Break Your Bank

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and every couple in America is trying to figure out how to celebrate this special day that’s all about love. As Valentine’s Day is all about showering your significant other with romance, it’s easy to feel obligated to spend lots of money that you may not have. However, you don’t have to break the bank to show someone how much you care about them.

There are many cheap Valentine’s Day ideas that are just as romantic and allow you to show off your creative side. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite Valentine date ideas on a budget.

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9 Cold Weather Solutions to Keep You Warm

A lot of us are getting tired of the cold and the snow and we’re all wondering when the winter season will be over.  That’s why we’ve provided several cold weather solutions to help keep you warm.  Also, with these cold temps, don’t forget to also check on friends and relatives that they are in a safe, warm place.

Carry an Emergency Kit

  1. Whether the weather is cold or not, we should all check to make sure we have an emergency kit in our cars.  One of the things to consider is this Roadside Emergency Tool Kit Set- 30pc which has a number of things that are important to keep handy in your car.  Visit www.ready.gov to get a more detailed list of other items that are important to keep on hand during extreme weather conditions.

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51 CLEVER Money Savings Tips from the Experts in 2016

Who doesn’t like saving money? Whether you are just beginning your journey towards becoming money savvy or you’ve been successfully managing your money for years, there’s always something new to learn.

We’re excited about sharing money saving ideas, because we believe at Collections Etc, you should be able to find fun and stylish items without spending a lot of money. By browsing our site, you’ll find that we offer a wide variety of items at great prices with hundreds of items on sale or clearance.
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Practical Solutions for More Efficiency in the the Home

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Practical Solutions for Your Home

Have you ever wondered if there was a better way for doing something?  Perhaps you’ve thought there must be a more practical solution?  You’ll be glad to know we have several options to help you be more efficient in the kitchen, bathroom, family room and even outside.  The fast pace of technology has brought many new products that we would have never dreamed of in the past.  Hopefully you’ll find that using some of these solutions will free up some of your time.
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Is Your Personal Information at Risk?

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Do you ever worry about your personal credit card information being vulnerable?  It’s unfortunate that we have to be concerned about that. Did you know that thieves know how to steal your credit card information from your wallet without you even knowing?  Luckily though, there are many products available to keep your personal credit card information safe.   We can offer a few ideas that beat walking around with a safety deposit box.
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5 Quick and Easy Storage Solutions

Storage Solutions

Toys all over the living room; books on the dining table; makeup on bathroom counter; and rows of shoes at your front door – does that sound familiar? It happens to the best of us from time to time, not because we like clutter but because storage is a challenge. Whether it is kids’ toys, linens, makeup, shoes, books and magazines, or kitchen and yard tools, storage is a big issue with most of us, and we are always looking for convenient, yet stylish storage solutions that would clear the clutter but not our wallets. Continue reading 5 Quick and Easy Storage Solutions