Take a Personal Inventory

Taking a personal inventory now can help you identify where and how you want to grow tomorrow. It’s a great tool for self-assessment and personal growth. Here we are, nearing the end of the year. Time to wind down and get a little introspective. Yes, I know there’s still stuff to do for the holidays, […]

To Do or Not To Do

Sometimes being clear on what not to do can be as helpful as knowing what tasks you need to complete. Free some space in your calendar with a Not to Do List. Time is an interesting beast. There’s nothing else in the world that plays so fair as time. We all get the same amount […]

Excuse me while I interrupt your Peppermint Latte….

Hold onto your hats, folks. We interrupt your peppermint latte to bring you breaking news. There may only be 19 days left in the year, but… There is still time to end this year on a high note. Yes, really. You may think that the next two weeks will be a blur of holidays and […]

7 Easy Ways You Can Get Organized

If things feel chaotic at your house, it may be time to get organized. You’ll get more done and have more time to rest and play. Make the most of your days! I suppose some people are able to track in their heads everything they need to do in a day. They know where they […]

How to Improve Your Life when You Don’t Know Where to Start

Want to improve your life but not sure where to start? Here are some ideas to get you moving in the right direction. photo source: Allen Goldblatt, used by license, no changes made Ever been in that place where you feel like you’re surrounded by chaos and aren’t really sure where you should start in […]

How I Made Laundry Easy on Myself

In the life of Mom, dirty clothes are inevitable. Believe it or not, 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 […]

Why I Want to Live Debt-Free (& What’s in it for YOU)

To live debt-free is not as impossible as it might sound. I was once a skeptic, but now I’m a believer that we can live within our means. Here’s why I think it’s a valid pursuit. Almost eleven years ago my husband and I were convicted to stop using credit and to pay off our […]

Best Tips for Laundry Management for Families

Death, taxes, and dirty laundry. Those three are pretty inevitable, especially if you have children. I do laundry differently than I did as a newlywed, but I still do laundry. And I’m constantly learning about laundry management. Here are some of my best tips. Food and clothing are the basic necessities of running a home. […]