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Zone Defense Check-In: Travel & Transportation

Travel Entertainment

Are you ready for travel? Check out these tips to make family travel more fun. 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 change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this site. So thanks! […]

Zone Defense: Organizing Your Travel Gear

Organize Your Travel Gear

Time to tackle clutter and disorganization and maybe too much stuff. This month we are organizing our travel gear so we can hit the road with a smile. 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 […]

Chipping Away at Your Projects

Pumpkin carving

Make use of little minutes to accomplish the projects on your plate instead of waiting for a big block of time. photo source: Kenny Louie I am the kind of person who likes to finish a project once I start it. I get into this zone and just hammer away until the road is clear. […]

Zone Defense Check-In: The Living Spaces

Zone living space

On Zone Defense in April, we tackled cluttered living spaces. What a difference, eh? I can’t tell you how happy this little space makes me. It’s a small thing, for sure. But, man, it packs a punch. I had big plans for my Zone Defense this latter part of the month, didn’t I? You were […]

Zone Defense: Organizing the Living Spaces

organize play hard

Oh, I am SUCH a slacker. Not only have some of our main living/storage areas gotten really, really bad, but I also failed to post this Zone Defense assignment earlier in the month. Just like the junk that I don’t feel like I have time to put away, this post languished in drafts.

You know this program is all about the blind leading the blind, right?

Everyone who thinks that she’s a horrid housekeeper will get a reality check today. You are not alone! We do a fairly decent job of pick-up several times a day, but my kids (and I) are pretty good at stashing things so that on the outside things LOOK neat and tidy, but inside lurks a mess.

If you’re just tuning in, this is my monthly Zone Defense assignment. I am not one of those spic-and-span housekeepers. There are just not enough hours in the day. While we clean on a daily basis, clutter piles up. It multiplies like fruit flies on a hot summer day.

Zone Defense Check-in: The Laundry and Linen Cupboard

zone linen closet

On Zone Defense in March, we organized the linen cupboard and laundry areas. So, here we are at our monthly Zone Defense check-in. If you’re just tuning in, you know that we’re facing off against clutter and disorganization. Time to get this place ship-shape, folks. A few weeks ago I explained my goals for getting […]

5 No-Fail Tips for a Clean, Clutter-free, Productive Desk When You Work-from-Home

desk office area

Do you struggle with keeping your home office clean and organized? Life as MOM Prerna has some fantastic tips to help you keep your space clean, clutter-free, and productive! photo source: Wicker Paradise Your workspace affects your headspace. Truth. As someone who’s been working from home for the last 6 years now, I value the […]

9 Ways to Get a Jump on the Day

9 Ways to Get a Jump on the Day - Find yourself feeling scattered and disordered? Consider a daily morning routine to help you put order into the day and give you a major sense of accomplishment.

Find yourself feeling scattered and disordered? Consider a daily morning routine to help you put order into the day and give you a major sense of accomplishment. A quick search through the Life as MOM archives surprised me: I’ve never really talked about establishing a morning routine. Sure, I’ve talked about my morning high five […]