Zone Defense: Organizing Kitchen Equipment

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This year we are on Zone Defense, tackling one area of home and life at a time, until we’ve beaten back clutter and disorder. We are going to regain our lost ground. This month? We’re in the kitchen. And head’s up! If you make a purchase through any Amazon links, I do receive a small […]

Cleaning & Decluttering the Master Bathroom (Zone Defense)


We’re going on Zone Defense this year, tackling clutter and reorganizing our homes to suit us and the way we live. This week we’re facing the bathroom. This month on Zone Defense, we’re tackling personal space. And what area of the home could be more personal than the bathroom?! But not only the place where […]

Get Cleaning with Norwex (A Giveaway)


Antibacterial cleaning cloths can make cleaning more fun and chemical free. Win some this weekend from Norwex. I am not a clean freak. I really wish I were. But, I’m not. I like to call what I have, creativity. But, others might call it distracted or even flaky. While I love things to be clean […]

Laundry Tips for the Potty Training Family

The following is written by LifeasMOM contributing writer, Prerna: We are in full potty-training mode at our household. Our daughter has moved to toddler underwear and while we are thrilled about her ditching the diapers, the switch has meant an additional load of laundry to deal with accidental messes and smells. In true mama spirit, I’d love […]

Be Prepared for Carsickness

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Summer vacations are just around the corner. And with them come the summer road trip. And while your destination and your luggage are important things to plan for, so is the inevitable bout of carsickness. Yes, you hate to think about it. But, when your child hollers, “Mom, I feel sick!” from the backseat as […]

Why Dishwashing by Hand Can be a Fun Choice

The following is a post from LifeasMOM contributor, Prerna: Washing the dishes by hand has been my favorite part of housekeeping. When I got married, my mother-in-law thought I was crazy sicne each night I would happily and enthusiastically jump at the chance of doing the dishes. Yes, that’s how much I love playing with […]

Get in on the Spring Cleaning Action


Last Spring, we walked through Spring Cleaning together. If you missed that series, you can catch up — and see the insides of my linen cupboard, too. Get Cleaning Battling Clutter Organizing All That Stuff Coming Clean There’s all sorts of other Spring Cleaning ideas and inspiration to be had. Check out this good clean […]

A Busy Mom Cleaning Kit for the Home and the Soul

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A post from LifeasMOM Contributor, Prerna Malik photo source: D Sharon Pruitt I love to clean. Really. Okay, maybe I’m not a big fan of dusting but boy, we do get a lot of dust in this part of the world. But, do you know why I enjoy cleaning so much? I try to make […]