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March 28, 2018

Decluttering feels good, but what do you do with the excess? That can be a stumbling block for many of us. It's not always easy to actually remove those unwanted items from our home once we've cleaned out our cabinets! We're going to address a common struggles and a fe...

March 23, 2018

Choose any little area of your home that ends to be a trouble spot. Just 5-10 minutes can make a difference, and if you're on a roll after that you just might want to spend a little more time!

Here are a few ideas to get you started:

  • Your nightstand: toss garbage, ta...

March 23, 2018

This challenge might be a bit different for everyone, depending on what type of entryway you have, how many people live in your home, and how messy they are. :) For instance, we have a small back porch at our farmhouse, filled with muddy boots and lots of gear for our...

March 22, 2018

Today we're going to try to find one small area of the bathroom that you can simplify. Whether you have a big or small bathroom, one bathroom or multiples, lots of storage or just a little, you can utilize some of these little tips to bring some order to this high-traf...

March 22, 2018

It might seem silly to worry about your sock drawer when you probably have an entire closet you could be organizing. But I've found that by spending a few minutes on a small area, you can make a BIG difference in your daily life. And that success just might motivate yo...

March 22, 2018

Whether you use Rubbermaid or Gladware or glass bowls or the real deal name-brand Tupperware, we all probably have some types of dishes that we use for food storage. I just call all of it Tupperware. : ) That category of kitchenware can be a messy one. It can be diffic...

March 20, 2018

Ah, the superpower of Legos. They can bring a grown woman to her knees when she steps on them. Powerful, but that's not the superpower I'm talking about.

What I'm talking about is the power Legos have to bring a family together. To get siblings to interact. To entice su...

March 20, 2018

Toys seem to multiply in the dark of night, like rabbits. We wake up in the morning and yesterday's mess seems to have doubled! How can we create an atmosphere that encourages play and creativity while also maintaining some semblance of order so that we don't lose our...

March 14, 2018

I'm not sure we all realize how much impact moms have on their home. Moms have a huge influence on whether our home feels cozy and relaxing or negative and chaotic (and I'm not talking about that happy busy family chaos - I'm talking the crabby chaos that comes from a...

March 12, 2018

Kitchens can be a challenge. Whether you have a big, beautiful Pinterest-worthy kitchen or a small older kitchen, it's a hard-working room that wears a lot of hats. So many different things need to be stored in this room, and our day-to-day life is made just a little h...

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