Paper Clutter Triage

Mandi from Life Your Way and I have joined forces with to bring you a video series on managing your paper clutter. We’ll spend the next few months discussing strategies for managing your paper clutter. This week I address “paper clutter triage” – how to sort and distinguish the important from what can be trashed or […]

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 […]

Time Management Without a Schedule

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photo source Remember the love-hate relationship I have with schedules? Well, a few months ago I gave it a go. I really did. I wrote up a schedule and I ran it through the paces. And ya know what? It really didn’t support what the players on my team were doing. It wasn’t good for morale. […]

Manage Your Paper Clutter


My friend Mandi and I are collaborating on a vlog series about how to manage all the paper that enters your home everyday. Today Mandi discusses the sources of paper clutter. Hop over to Life Your Way to catch the video and participate in the conversation.

Plan a Great Weekend

Usually by the time Friday rolls around here, I am beat. Hubs is exhausted. Yet, we still want to spend good time together since we have two whole days at our disposal, overtime schedules permitting. Yet, two different bloggers have convinced me of the need to plan for the weekend. These are old posts, but […]

The Power of Something Simple

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The following is a guest post from Michelle Colasante I’m a sharer. Almost to a fault. There’s really nothing I won’t pass on if I think it’s good intel. Like my sweater? I got it at Marshall’s for $9! Think the roast in my oven smells divine? Oh, that recipe is so easy, you just […]

Clean Out Your Inbox: My 7 Step Program to Email Success

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photo source Imagine going to your mailbox and finding it stuffed full of letters, magazines, advertisements, junk mail, bills, and a few checks. But the box is so crammed full, it’s really hard to see what’s in there or to make sense of the contents. Now imagine trying to find the important things, like the […]