Get a Good Routine Going

post-it note to do list

I’m not ready for the school year to start, but the calendar tells me it’s getting close to time to suit up and get our game on. While we do write our own homeschool calendar, it’s important to me that we don’t get too lackadaisical with our time. I’m cool with going with the flow, jetting off […]

Post-it Note To Do List System

post it to do list

Looking for a new way to spice up your daily to do’s? Check out this Post-it To Do List system. Please note: This is NOT a sponsored post. I’m not naturally one of those people who are able to track all their routines and responsibilities in their heads. I know those people exist. I’ve known […]

Getting Ready for the Week Ahead

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Planning for the week ahead, rather than letting it happen to you, can help you make the most of all the great things in your life. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not […]

Zone Defense: Cleaning & Organizing Bathrooms

Zone Defense: Cleaning & Organizing Bathrooms

This month the Zone Defense assignment is pretty straightforward: Clean and organize the bathrooms. We’ve covered this territory before. Check out these past posts: Cleaning and Decluttering the Bathrooms Kids Can Clean the Bathroom (FREE printable for Clean Bathroom Bingo) 5 Tips for Keeping the Bathroom Clean I suppose this depends on the home, huh? […]

Zone Defense Check-In: Kid Stuff

schoolroom shelf

Time to tackle clutter and disorganization and maybe too much stuff. This month we are organizing the kid stuff in the house so we can a) enjoy the summer with our kids and b) get their help! Oh, I had big dreams a month ago. Didn’t I? If you’ll remember when I introduced this month’s Zone Defense challenge, […]

This Week’s Dinners for $70 or Less: Pretty Meaty

Pretty Meaty Plan

This meal plan is pretty meaty, can be shopped at Trader Joe’s (though you don’t have to) and comes in under $70. This post may contain affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. Ready to […]

Chores & Kids: What Can You Ask of Them?

chores and kids

Got kids? Are you including them in the workings of the household and teaching them important life skills? When I was a kid, chores were a part of life. We didn’t always do them. But, they were there, and our parents often asked us to do stuff around the house or yard. Washing dishes, pulling […]

9 Ways to Have a Great Week


A new week is a fresh start and a chance to enjoy all the good in your life. The new week is here. For some of us, it means summer vacations and a variety of different activities. For others, it’s business as usual. Either way, it’s good to have a great one. There are plenty of […]