It’s time to Springify the house, and we’re talking about how that happens for the Marcums. We talk about best practices and places for buying and selling used furniture and house items on-line.
Then we play a game revealing things you wouldn’t believe you can put in the dishwasher. It just might blow your mind.
Reader Question: Buying & Selling Online
• Knowing when it’s time to sell something
• Different websites where you can sell things
• Things to include in a listing
• How to decide a price
• Tricks that will help you get top dollar
Game: New Uses for Your Dishwasher
• Things you may not have considered cleaning, or cooking, in your dishwasher.
Can’t Get You Outta My Head
Julia: Julia finally traded in her $6 concealer for a higher quality option, the Smashbox number shown below. I also mention how I only really wear 6 pieces of makeup (my makeup bag can practically fit in a coin purse!). They are:
Theme song Headphones by Preston Pugmire
How to Listen (iPhone):
1. Tap the podcast app on your phone. The icon for it looks like this:
2. Search for “Chris Loves Julia” in the search bar and tap on the podcast title, which is “The Chris Loves Julia Podcast w/Preston Pugmire”
3. On the search results page the top section will list Podcast Episodes. Ignore that for now – first tap on the larger thumbnail (image) under the “Podcasts” section.
4. Once you’re on the podcast page, the first thing you want to do is tap the “Subscribe” button. There’s no cost to subscribe, and this way you’ll receive a notification each week when a new episode goes live.
5. Listen to an episode by first tapping the cloud icon to the right, allowing it to download, then tapping the episode to begin playing.
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