As the kids start to head back to school and we move into fall, now's a great time to clean out those closets!
I just had to clear out a bunch of clothes from my oldest closet that she's outgrown. I can only imagine what the rest of us in the house have piled up in ours that we could part with too...
It may not seem like it, but sooner or later, we're going to reach Springtime, and it'll be time to get out in the yard. Lawn-fertilizing, flower-planting, mulch-spreading Springtime. And, thanks to Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful (KNIB), if you act while supplies last, you won't have to pay for the mulch.
A number of years ago, much to the dismay of our kids, Amy and I made the decision to switch from live Christmas trees to an artificial tree. We were tired of the needles and the mess that came along with a live tree, and since neither one of them ever lifted even a finger to help with clean-up and/or removal, we made the move and have never looked back. At the end of the season, our tree is dis-a
As I've pointed out in previous posts, I always know when it's time for another Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful (KNIB) clothing drive because my wife Amy will leave plastic bags lying in front of my closet. The message is clear: start packing up the stuff that you don't wear anymore, or I will.
I knew that Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful (KNIB) was having another one of their community-wide clothing drives this Saturday even before their announcement showed up in my email bin. My clue was finding several plastic bags in front of my closet, placed there by my wife, Amy. Somehow, she always knows when there's going to be a clothing drive, and she welcomes the opportunity for clearing out