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Plastic Boxes Organize Our Stuff

I should have bought shares in the Sterilite company about fifteen years ago. We’ve kept them in business, I’m sure, over the years as we use these clear plastic boxes to store just about everything. I love them for a number of reasons: the clear boxes allow you to see inside of them the lids […]

The Morning High Five

Wondering how to teach your kids responsibility? Looking for ways to instill good homekeeping skills? Want just a little bit of help around the house? Me, too! Chores are good for kids. Not only do they help them learn home management and responsibility, but having regular household responsibilities gives them a vested interest in the […]

Motivated Moms Planner $4 Sale Ends This Month

Photo Source: Editor B I realize that one mom’s planner doesn’t always work for another. We need to try different organizational helps until we find the best fit. One unique planner that I’ve found in my travels is the one put out by Motivated Moms. This planner is unique in that it features household chores […]

Get Your Act Together with More Free Planner Pages

I laughed when a reader commented about my OCD tendencies. She was speaking in reference to my planner pages. Yes, I have a lot of them. Well, let me tell you a secret….. It’s not because I have it together. I don’t. Oh my, I woefully don’t. My default is to sit on the couch […]

Back to School Inspiration from Around the Web

In case, you don’t go surfing where I do, check out these posts to help your Back to School season go well: 8 Back to School Breakfast Ideas and Recipes – delicious inspiration from Simple Bites. The Secret to Success: Teach Your Children to Fish – wisdom from FiveJs. Our Homeschool – a large family […]

Clean & Disinfect Your Tile Countertops

Got tile? Yeah, me, too. Tiled kitchen counters are the bane of my existence. Well, no, mice are. But, tile counters rank really high on my list of Things I’d Rather Live Without. But, they are also one of the most popular kitchen surfaces in Southern California. So, if you can’t live without them, learn […]

Get Your Household Notebook Going!

Have you got a household notebook? It’s one of the systems I use to help me stay organized. Today I’m sharing over at Organizing Junkie how to make a household notebook that works for you.

How Often Should You Vacuum?

The house we live in had brand new carpet when we moved in. What a treat! So, we’ve tried hard to take good care of it. Well, as best as one can when you live in a busy household of eight people, six of them active children. Daily Vacuuming This summer I wanted to instill […]