Zone Defense: Organizing Food Storage

This year we are on Zone Defense, tackling one area of home and life at a time, until we’ve beaten back clutter and disorder. We are going to regain our lost ground. This month? We’re in the kitchen. This month’s zone for Zone Defense is the kitchen. And one of the most important aspects of the […]

Kitchen Organization: Zone Defense

baking equipment

This year we are on Zone Defense, tackling one are of home and life at a time, until we’ve beaten back clutter and disorder. We are going to regain our lost ground. They say that the kitchen is the heart of the home. In case you hadn’t guessed, I was rather strategic in choosing it […]

Zone Defense Progress Report: Your Personal Space

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This year we’re on Zone Defense, tackling clutter and disorder. Each month we’re tackling a different zone of home and life. This month was “personal space.” So, today we’re talking progress reports. Your task is not to compare yourself to someone else, but to compare yourself to the you of a month ago. Is your […]

Organizing Your Car, Your Purse, & Other Personal Space

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We’re on Zone Defense this year, tackling disorganization. In our game plan against clutter in our personal space, we face the car, the purse, and other personal space. As we’ve explored this month, your personal space and how well it’s maintained makes a big impact on how you feel about you, your life as mom, […]

Declutter & Clean Your Bedroom (Zone Defense)

cedar chest

We’re going on Zone Defense this year, tackling clutter and reorganizing our homes to suit us and the way we live. This month we’re addressing our personal space. We’ve talked clothes closets, bathrooms, and bodies. Bodies?! Yes, bodies. This week, we’re making sense of our bedrooms or other MOM hang outs. The first area to […]

4 Easy Things You Can Do to Take Care of You

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We’re on Zone Defense this month, putting into place a game plan for organizing home — and life. This month we’re talking about personal space. What’s more personal than your own body? Health coach Lisa Byrne offers us expert advice today. One of the paradoxes of mothering, is that it is so easy to lose […]

Maintain Your Personal Space & Your Clothes Closet (Zone Defense)

small notebook closet

While your home may be in utter chaos around you, we’re going to take a non-traditional approach to tackling it. We’re going on Zone Defense this year. This week our zone is your closet. This month we’re tackling our first zone out of twelve. But, I’m kinda faking you out a bit. We’re gonna get […]

Good Reads for Organizing


Head’s up! If you make a purchase through the Amazon links in this post, I do receive a small percentage of the sale. photo source I have found that reading an organizing or decluttering book is an ideal way to get me motivated to tackle the stuff in my home. I’m also inspired by new […]