Simple and Quick Cleaning Closet Makeover

We are on a roll with renovations in our home these days. We just redid the family room with the exception of decorating. That is next. I think we could walk through every room in the house and think of different projects to do to it. One of our favorite rooms in our new home is our laundry room. It … [Read more...]

Family Room Redo and Feeling at Home

I gotta say, it took this...a family room redo for me to feel at home. And within minutes of the carpet guy leaving, that is exactly how I felt. We moved into our new home in July. We painted bedrooms (the boys and ours) and have done a few things here and there around the house but nothing big. … [Read more...]

Organizing Your Craft Room

Phew, I can't even look at my craft room without quickly running away. Well, actually, it is a combined office/craftroom but at this point one wouldn't be able to tell it was anything but storage for a bunch of boxes and randomness. But it is my randomness. Actually, organizing it is on our list of … [Read more...]

Before and After School Organization With Mason Jars

School is coming. Whether you like it or not (some days I do, some I don't), get ready AND get organized. This year I am all about streamlining things, both before and after school. I must say, I tend to be a little "last minute". I don't want to do that this year and so I have made it my goal to … [Read more...]

Celebrating Earth Day and Social Responsibility With #WalgreensOlogy

  I feel like I have been talking a ton lately with my kids about this holiday that is coming up. In my opinion, it is one of the most important around. That holiday is...Earth Day! We haven't just been chatting about Earth Day being one day but about how every day can be Earth Day and … [Read more...]

The Container Store – For Those Organized Types (Or Wannabes)

Last Thursday, I had the chance to head down to King of Prussia (always a plus) to check out "the new kid in town". The Container Store is opening its doors in a new location right outside the mall. Across the parking garage from the Cheesecake Factory, there is a whole lot of organizing going … [Read more...]

Erin Condren Life Planner Video Walkthrough and Giveaway {Ended}!

So one of my favorite days of the year has just come. If you know me, you know that I am completely attached to my planner. Introduced to for the first time years ago by a co-worker, I have been in love ever since with their Life Planner. I wrote about my love last year. You can … [Read more...]

Unexpected Renovations {Motivation Monday}

The last 10 days of my life have been most definitely the most stressful of my entire existence. Last Wednesday, our sewer line heading out of our house clogged and backed up all of the outgoing water into our first floor and basement. You can read more here:/ As you can see, I have been fairly … [Read more...]

Mini Office Lapbook for Summer Academics

My lovely friend Barb from A Life in Balance and Frugal Local Kitchen is guest posting today! I have been working hard on trying to find some ways to keep the kids into a rhythm of learning over the summer and she is sharing one of these wonderful ways. Thanks Barb! As a guest poster for The … [Read more...]

DIY Upcycled Picture Frames

Here at our house, we have been attempting to do some spring cleaning. Notice I say attempting. ;-) And really, what I mean by spring clean, is clean-out. We have too much stuff. Ben and I say this all the time, that we have too many things and want to live a simpler life, however, it is hard to … [Read more...]


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