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 […]

Plastic Storage Box Addiction

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The plastic storage box just may be one of the best organizational tools known to mom. You can see what you have without it being all over the place! See how Life as Mom contributor Deanna puts hers to good use. Hi. My name is Deanna, and I am addicted…to plastic storage boxes with drawers. It all started innocently […]

What I Learned Cleaning My Kids’ Bedrooms

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Cleaning my kids’ bedrooms wasn’t on the top of my list of fun things to do, but it turned out to be a liberating experience for all of us. And I learned so much about my sweet people. This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, […]

Organize Your Weekend

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Organize your weekend to make sure that the fun and the not-so-fun both get done, and that you’re refreshed and ready for a new week. Organize your weekend? Say what? I thought the weekend was a time to relax. Well, it is! But, you know that there are some things you can do now to […]