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Fall Decorating Ideas

fall decor myra

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

brown thumb

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

clean 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 […]

Establishing a Cleaning Schedule

sample cleaning schedule for the week

Photo Source: Pottery Barn One of the things that can really help you manage your home is to have a regular cleaning schedule. There, I said it. Yes, it’s sad but true. If you put your household tasks on a schedule and actually do them, you’ll be amazed at your productivity as well as how […]

Plastic Boxes Organize Our Stuff

sterilite boxes

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

smirking dishwasher boy

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

clean kitchen

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

Laminated Planner Page

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 […]