Organization

Hope for the Disorganized Mom Part 2

Welcome to 31 Days of Hope for Moms! To see all the posts in the series, click here! I’m writing to you today, a day later than this post should be, from my ancient desktop in our basement. My daughter accidentally spilled a cup of water on my laptop and it no longer works, which set […] Read more…

Hope for the Disorganized Mom

Welcome to 31 Days of Hope for Moms! To see all the posts in the series, click here! This is what my kitchen looks like on a daily basis.  That’s not so bad, you say. But let me tell you what our house is really like more often than I’d care to admit. This is a plaque that hung […] Read more…

How to Sort Laundry, a Free Printable for Your Kids

Free Printable – How to Sort Laundry Chart

In the past year, since adding baby number four, the amount of laundry we have seems to have multiplied like wet Gremlins. I’m not sure why this has happened all of a sudden after the fourth child, since Lydia’s clothes are the littlest of all, but it could be because the older kids get dirtier […] Read more…

8 Tips for Getting Kids to Do Chores {Without Complaining}

Anyone whose children LOVE doing chores, raise your hand high!! Not all at once please. ;) Perhaps you have children like mine, who started out as toddlers very excited about helping mom with household chores or dad with outdoor tasks but have somehow morphed into a slumped-shouldered, sighing, elementary-aged individual who believes chores are for […] Read more…

Large Family Laundry Tips

  Something that every family has in common is laundry! No matter how big or how small your family is, laundry is something you have to tackle and stay on  top of.  Over the years with our growing family our laundry routine has evolved and changed.   When you have very little ones it’s pretty much […] Read more…

3 Fun Ways to Organize Your Sewing Equipment

Guest Post by Meredith Feld While many of us know which corner of our homes to search for when requiring a spool and thread, a lot of us have to scour our memories and shelves when it comes to actually organizing our sewing equipment. Uncovering these supplies within your own house shouldn’t be like “finding needle in […] Read more…

How Many Clothes do Kids Really Need?

I used to think my children didn’t have a lot of clothes. Based on the amount of clothing I saw displayed at garage sales, my kids really didn’t have much in comparison, I reasoned. But when we started to be able to go 2 full weeks without washing anything (except socks and underwear), I began […] Read more…

My top three tips for packing for a road trip successfully!

My Top 3 Tips for Packing for a Road Trip with Less Stress

Twice a year, in the summer and the winter, my family takes a trip to visit my in-laws, who live 13 hours away. Since we first starting making this trek five years ago, we’ve added two more children and countless “stuff” that is needed for our stay.  Over the years we’ve learned some important things […] Read more…

Entryway Closet Rescue: From Cluttered to Clean and Functional

One of the things I’ve been looking forward to doing for a very long time is reorganizing our entryway closet. For about 2 months I’ve been planning, shopping, emailing organizational bloggers for their help and planning some more! We’ve finally rescued our entryway closet from its former self {see below} and the result is a […] Read more…

Why I Don’t Have a Daily Routine {But am Trying to Make One!}

Today I’m sharing over at day2days joys about my struggle to have a daily routine and the steps I’m taking to finally do it for the good of my family! Here’s a little snippet from my post: As these years have gone by, my life has gotten so much more complicated. I realized a few […] Read more…

How to Pack for a Road Trip–Successfully!

Welcome to day six of the Spring Into Summer series! I hope you’ll take a few moments to read the previous posts! Be sure to enter the giveaways for Sugar and Spice and The Trip Clip!Twice a year, in the summer and the winter, my family takes a trip to visit my in-laws, who live 12 hours away. Since we […] Read more…

Review of "Tell Your Time" and a Giveaway!

Want to find more time to do the things you love? Tell Your Time by Amy Lynn Andrews (of Blogging With Amy) is a time management eBook that will help you do just that. In just 30 pages, Amy helps you identify where you want to be in life and how to manage your time so […] Read more…

1 2 3