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Multitasking My Life Away

A week or so ago, I found myself multitasking away… Making a dish for a potluck, while helping my daughter happily put together a book collecting her most recent artwork, while on the phone listening to the details of a new job I was taking, while switching laundry from the washer to the dryer. AND […]

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The Art of Toy Rotation

Does this sound familiar? Throughout the day our son would leave a tornado of destruction by pulling all of his toys out and not ever really playing with any of them. Toys were piled in a heap, and bins were repeatedly dumped. I didn’t know what to do with all of them, and wanted him […]

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Clean Freak

I’m one of those moms who loves the precious moments with my kids.  I do, really. But I also like having a clean house. Since having my third precious moment maker, I’ve fallen behind on what I’d already fallen behind on. Cleaning! I present to you two problems. Cleaning has become such a chore. I […]

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Back to School: Tips for Parents

The lazy dog days of summer are winding down and if you are like me you’re already thinking ahead to the next school year. Later summer bedtimes, loose routines and schedules, and running ourselves on fun everyday is what summer is all about but it also makes for a tough transition back to school!  There […]

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My Capsule Wardrobe Experience: Video Blog

A while back I discovered this blog called Un-Fancy. It’s all about having a minimalist wardrobe. A capsule wardrobe. Here’s the concept: you have a minimal amount of clothing per season-like somewhere around 30-40 pieces. Those pieces include dresses, tops, pants or skirts,jackets and shoes. You choose items that you love and then you get […]

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A Simple Bathroom

When I think about the “hot zones” for clutter, in the average household, the bathroom and kitchen come to mind. Today, I share with you my bathroom.  It’s located on our main floor and is utilized frequently since it’s the only bath on this floor.  Here are nine tips towards a simple bathroom.     […]

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