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Let’s Play Clean Up the Rooms

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Ready to clean up the rooms? Dejunk? Organize? Get your act together? I’ve got a plan. When I was in preschool, forty years ago, we played this game about fifteen minutes before our parents came to get us. It even had a song to go with. Clean up the room. Clean up the room. Everybody, […]

Time Budget, Push Goals, & Getting My Act Together

How to Make a Time Budget

January is a great time to readjust how you spend your days. This month I’m using a time budget to help me meet goals and get my act together! (Again.) I’m going to be using a time budget to meet my goals this year. But first the back story. Here we are halfway through January […]

FREE Printable Planner Pages

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Feeling frazzled? Check out these free printable planner pages as your gateway to organization and peace. Meal Planner Printable As I’ve mentioned before, my planner is my brain on paper. This morning I spent a few minutes mapping out next week. Early, I know, but with the holiday coming up on Monday and a family […]

Housekeeping at the Holidays

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Housekeeping at the holidays can be tough. There’s packing and unpacking, traveling and guests. How do you keep the house tidy during the holiday season? Can I just say that keeping your home “company-ready” is a full-time job? I’m not saying you should do so or that it’s even possible. But, keeping a neat and […]

Surviving Survival Mode

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Surviving survival mode is a worthy goal. And some seasons of life are just that: surviving. When I look at pictures from five years ago, I’m stunned at all that has happened in that time. My kids have gone from 13, 10, 8, 6, 4, and 2 to ages 18, 15, 13, 11, 9, and […]

Computer Maintenance: Keeping Your Computer Clutter-Free

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Computer maintenance is probably not high on your to-do list, but if you use your computer regularly, you’re gonna want to up your game. Here’s why and how. This post is written by Linsey Knerl: If your PC or Mac is running a little slow these days, chances are good that it could use a little […]

How I Made Laundry Easy on Myself

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Laundry is one of my favorite jobs, particularly now that I’ve made it easy on myself. These tricks can help you transform your laundry situation as well. Laundry is an unavoidable job, unless you’re Martha Stewart who has a decidedly gorgeous laundry room, but who probably doesn’t need to actually do her own laundry. The rest […]

How to Get Your Whole House Clean at One Time

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Want to get the whole house clean? It’s worth it. You’ll feel amazing. And if we can pull it off, so can you. I am not sure that I’m the best person to write this post. I think that I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve had my whole house clean at one […]