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Organizing the Kitchen

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Organizing the kitchen can save you time and money, reduce waste, and help enjoy your home life more. Follow these tips for putting some order in the kitchen. Organizing the kitchen sometimes feels like a never-ending task. There’s so much activity there, and your work can often get undone, particularly if your helpers aren’t paying attention […]

Productive Procrastination: Just Do SOMETHING!

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Putting off tasks that need to be done? Well, practice productive procrastination as a way to get something done when you can’t seem to tackle the to do list. I have always struggled with procrastination. In college, I was notorious for leaving my paper writing until the night before it was due. Finals? Yeah, I […]

Finding Daily Motivation as a Mom

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Finding daily motivation as a mom can be hard. There’s so much to do in a day, how do we stay the course and keep going? What motivates us? What gets us going? How do we decide that today we really need to tackle that to do list OR we really just need to take […]

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, […]