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Medicine Cabinet Spring Cleaning

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The arrival of spring means that germs start to wake up after their long winter’s nap. Cut them off at the pass with a thorough spring cleaning and restocking of the medicine cabinet. This post is sponsored by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. All opinions are my own. While I live in a pretty temperate climate, I still […]

Get Organized: Personal Space

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This is the year to get organized at home. Last month we started by cleaning and reorganizing our personal space. Here’s how I did it at my house. About a month ago, I invited you to join me in the game called Zone Defense. It’s a game plan for organizing your home, one “zone” at […]

50 Ways to Streamline Your Life

50 Ways to Streamline Your Life | Life as Mom

Do you have systems in place to help your life as Mom? Or do you end up spinning your wheels, making things harder on yourself than you really need to? Check out these 50 Ways to Streamline Your Life.* Having a plan for your days is key to getting things done, but part and parcel with […]

Zone Defense Challenge: Your Clothes

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It’s time to tackle your clothes! Makes sense of what you have so that you always feel put together. I’m here to help you with the Zone Defense Challenge. Does your closet need help? Like mine does? Do you need a pep talk to get in the game and deal with the clothes that don’t […]

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 […]

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 […]