Getting My Morning Refocused on My Home and Kids

A big welcome to Barb Hoyer from A Life in Balance for coming over today to blog on something I know I need a lot of help with...focusing! Read her great tips on focusing in the morning with kids and a list of things to do. As a work-at-home mom, I'm constantly brimming with ideas, things to do, … [Read more...]

How to Organize All of Those Valentines!!!

My daughter is someone that really likes to hold on to...EVERYTHING! She saves just about every piece of paper she has ever written on. She has a hard time getting rid of clothes that are 3 sizes too small. She even has trouble letting the tooth fairy take all of her newly lost teeth. This is her. … [Read more...]

My Newest Obsession, My Erin Condren Life Planner

About a year ago, a co-worker (realizing how obsessed I am with my planner) showed me this date book that was like the queen of all planners. This was after a 12 hour shift and I was on my way out the door when she showed me, and I fell in love immediately. But then… I forgot about it. Fast … [Read more...]

9 Ways to Upcycle a Clementine Box

My daughter is a crafty one. In the days after Christmas, we started to run out of all of the "new" craft kits we had gotten as gifts. Well, that isn't entirely true. They just became "older". My in-laws were visiting and as my father-in-law and C sat at the breakfast table one morning, I couldn't … [Read more...]

Sale Shopping on Boxing Day

Happy Boxing Day! I'll be celebrating this year in true Canadian shopping (we have friends that live in Canada and so we are supporting them, right?)! Every year, I have every intention of heading out on the day after Christmas to go "sale shopping". AND...every year, I don't. I … [Read more...]

The Happiness Project Journal, My Love

You know when you read a book and you feel like you need to tell everyone about it? Well, this is how I feel about The Happiness Project Journal by Gretchen Rubin. I must say, after doing the research about it for this post, I just realized that there is an actual book that goes along with it and … [Read more...]

Organizing Kids’ Artwork

This time of year (okay, every time of year), I have always struggled with organization. It's the beginning of school and between this and fall sports, we are BUSY!!!! There are so many fun things we love to do on the weekends in the fall too, so catching up on Saturday and Sunday doesn't usually … [Read more...]

Creating a Paper To-Do List Document

If you know me, you know that I pride myself on my to-do lists…my written to-do lists. Many  of those that I love have tried to get me to use the nice new websites like Toodle-Do and Gubb that have corresponding apps to create to-do lists. I have tried…I have, really. But, they're not for me.  My … [Read more...]


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