Time to Organize the Linen & Laundry Areas

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This month we’ll be organizing the linen and laundry areas on Zone Defense. Last year we went through our homes, room by room, one month at a time, tackling clutter and getting on zone defense. This year, we’re doing it all again. I dunno about you, but my house certainly drifts toward chaos, so it […]

Spring Cleaning the Kitchen (Zone Defense)

spring cleaning kitchen

Take a few minutes each day to dejunk and reorganize your kitchen. Not only will you unload unwanted things and reclaim wasted space, you’ll also make cooking much more fun. If it weren’t for you… I’d be a complete wreck. Well, at least my kitchen would be. Thank you for being my accountability on this […]

5 Quick Tips to Save You An Hour Every Day… Really

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Want more hours in your day? Life as MOM contributor Prerna offers some suggestions to nab an extra 60 minutes every day. Let’s be honest here. We, all, wish for more time in the day. we wish we had a few extra minutes to drink that cup of coffee in peace. We wish we had 30 minutes […]

13 Ways to Get Organized for the Year

A few minutes of planning can prevent frustration later. Plan for the year by getting organized now with these tips from Life as MOM contributor, Prerna. January is in full swing and if you’re like me, you’ve already put together a plan for a more peaceful and productive year. However, this  is also the best […]

Zone Defense: Deep Storage

I hope you haven’t forgotten Zone Defense! This year, we’re going through our homes, zone-by-zone, tackling different areas of home life. This final play is to tackle the deep storage. Now that the holidays are moving past us, it’s time to think about organizing, cleaning, and dejunking. Because that’s what we do in January, is it […]

Outdoor Winterizing (Zone Defense)

This month’s topic for Zone Defense is the Outdoors. In many parts of the country, the days and weeks of outdoor activity are starting to wane. In the advent of Hurricane Sandy, I’m sure many folks were getting their yards and homes winterized and storm proofed. If you haven’t done any seasonal home maintenance yet, […]

5 Organizing Must-Haves for Busy Work-at-Home Moms

Though there are definite perks, work-at-home isn’t as easy as it sounds. Life as MOM contributor, Prerna offers some organizing suggestions for WAHMS. They work for all busy parents, actually. photo source Despite being fairly organized and focused, I’ve found that juggling a home, family and a couple of businesses tends to get me a […]

Turn Off the Phone or Leave it at Home

Turn off your phone or leave it home and be more in the moment than you would be otherwise. No doubt you’ve read more than a few articles or blog posts about how folks misuse their phones to the detriment of their relationships. It’s a hard line to determine between when a phone is a […]