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How I Made Laundry Easy on Myself

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Laundry is one of my favorite jobs, particularly now that I’ve made it easy on myself. These tricks can help you transform your laundry situation as well. Laundry is an unavoidable job, unless you’re Martha Stewart who has a decidedly gorgeous laundry room, but who probably doesn’t need to actually do her own laundry. The rest […]

How to Get Your Whole House Clean at One Time

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Want to get the whole house clean? It’s worth it. You’ll feel amazing. And if we can pull it off, so can you. I am not sure that I’m the best person to write this post. I think that I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve had my whole house clean at one […]

Plastic Storage Box Addiction

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The plastic storage box just may be one of the best organizational tools known to mom. You can see what you have without it being all over the place! See how Life as Mom contributor Deanna puts hers to good use. Hi. My name is Deanna, and I am addicted…to plastic storage boxes with drawers. It all started innocently […]

What I Learned Cleaning My Kids’ Bedrooms

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Cleaning my kids’ bedrooms wasn’t on the top of my list of fun things to do, but it turned out to be a liberating experience for all of us. And I learned so much about my sweet people. This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, […]

Organize Your Weekend

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Organize your weekend to make sure that the fun and the not-so-fun both get done, and that you’re refreshed and ready for a new week. Organize your weekend? Say what? I thought the weekend was a time to relax. Well, it is! But, you know that there are some things you can do now to […]

Organized Phone Apps

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Organized phone apps can make your phone experience smoother and easier. If the apps are organized, you’ll be able to use them quickly and easily. A couple weeks ago I bought a new iPhone. I’d been limping along on the iPhone 4 that I bought for $99 in 2011. To date, that is the most […]

Organizing Tips for a Home Office

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Is your home office a disaster? I can relate. I’ve gathered some organizing tips to help us both keep the home office neat and tidy. I started writing cookbooks in 2010. It became a full time job in many ways. At that time we had a bonus bedroom. (Yes, ours is a 5-bedroom home.) While […]

Make The Bathroom Less of a Dump

Make the Bathroom Less of a Dump

Most of us have at least one bathroom to clean. How can we make the bathroom less of a dump and more of a relaxing place to get ourselves clean and fresh? So, I wrote that title very late on a night when I was already very tired. It made me laugh at 11pm. And […]