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Fall Decorating Ideas

Photo Source: My Blessed Life Interior decorating is not my forte. I just don’t see the potential in a decorating item. Long ago I learned that I could, given time and resources, mimic the things that I liked in photos and magazines. My friend Myra, on the other hand, has style. And the ability to […]

How to Find Fresh Produce When You’re a Gardening Loser

So,um, a terrible blight hit my tomato and basil planter. It’s called neglect. Obviously, I am one big backyard garden fail this year. It seems I’ve never had great success with container gardening. Sigh…. But, never fear, I’ve got a hold of some great sources of fresh produce. So pop over to Food Your Way […]

Cleaning Out the Refrigerator

It’s a dirty job. But, somebody’s got to do it. And if I don’t miss my guess, that somebody could be you. Never fear! FishMama is here with an 8 Step Program Toward a Cleaner, Happier Refrigerator. And believe me, I speak from experience…. Prior to our recent vacation, I did a major refrigerator overhaul […]

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 […]

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 […]