OWTK’s Helpful Ideas

OWTK’s Helpful Idea #11: Portion Control
OWTK's Helpful Ideas

OWTK’s Helpful Idea #11: Portion Control

It’s the mighty return of the ridiculously sporadic OWTK Helpful Ideas series! Yay! This one is all about eating well, living healthy, and NOT stuffing your food hole when out at a restaurant. OWTK Helpful Idea #11 is simple, so simple that I CANNOT BELIEVE NO ONE IN THE HISTORY […]

OWTK’s Helpful Idea #10: Do What Makes You Happy
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OWTK’s Helpful Idea #10: Do What Makes You Happy

The Pacific Ocean. The warmth of the sun cutting through a cool breeze coming in off the coast. Feet dug into the soft sand. Again the juxtaposition of disparate temperatures. The crashing of waves. Kids with pants rolled up, unprepared for this impromptu pit stop, jumping into the water as […]

OWTK’s Helpful Idea #8 Remodeling Without Spending A Fortune
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OWTK’s Helpful Idea #8 Remodeling Without Spending A Fortune

Can’t afford to gut the bathroom and remodel like a champ? I hear ya, us neither. That shit is eeeeeexpensive. But maybe you don’t have to spend thousands to make new a space in your home that is screaming out for a do-over. I’ve found that, in the bathroom for […]

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An OWTK Helpful Idea – Public Bathroom Etiquette

OWTK’s Helpful Idea #7: Public Bathroom Etiquette Hey fellas, this one’s especially for you. Yeah, you dude. When you’re wrapping up the hand washing after doing your business in a public bathroom, go ahead and pull down an extra paper towel – it’s okay I’ve checked with mother nature, she’s […]

OWTK’s Helpful Idea: It’s Never Too Early To Christmas Shop
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OWTK’s Helpful Idea: It’s Never Too Early To Christmas Shop

Seriously. With sites like Kids.Woot, Groupon and Living Social, plus dozens of other local deal-centric internet hubs, you should really be taking 90-seconds every morning to peruse and ponder the potentially perfect present possibilities; be it a product, like a toy, or a service like dance lessons or an afternoon […]

OWTK’S Helpful Idea #6
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OWTK’S Helpful Idea #6

OWTK hits the road for Helpful Idea Number 6: USE YOUR TURN SIGNALS In case it’s been a while since you miraculously passed your driver’s test, let me clue you in on this handy function standard on all vehicles: turn signals help to let others know of your plans while […]

OWTK’s Helpful Idea #5
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OWTK’s Helpful Idea #5

This one is super simple and spiffy for adults and kids alike. OWTK HELPFUL IDEA #5 – Keep the Change Keep your loose change in a jar and mentally earmark those accumulating funds for something special: a milkshake, concert tickets, a Lionel Messi FC Barcelona jersey (wink, wink), a weekend […]

OWTK’s Helpful Ideas – #4
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OWTK’s Helpful Ideas – #4

Smack me silly and call me Francine, but I can draw a perfectly straight line between: INQUISITIVE & OBSERVANT CHILD INTELLIGENT & THOUGHTFUL ADULT A BETTER WORLD With that in mind, I offer to you OWTK Helpful Idea #4 – Learning Opportunities Abound (Preschool Edition)! Are you looking for creative […]

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