Toy Organization Tips

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We have two play areas in our home. A large gameroom upstairs that’s a free-for-all toy wise and a smaller play area in the corner of our living room downstairs. I generally try to keep toys assigned to a specific floor but it’s inevitable that over time the upstairs toys wander downstairs and vice versa. I quickly learned that toy … Read More

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Motivation Monday: Keeping A Weekly Routine

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A couple of weeks ago when we discussed decision fatigue I talked about how decision making abilities wane as your brain becomes fatigued. Personal experience says that it’s true for our motivation levels throughout the week as well, at least for me. On Monday morning I wake up refreshed from the weekend and ready to tackle the week. I spend most … Read More

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Organized Grocery Shopping

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I love grocery shopping. I love heading into the store with an empty basket and walking through the produce section to see all the delicious fruits and vegetables. I love wandering the aisles and imagining all the things I could make with the ingredients there. I fill my reusable bags full of healthy food and vibrant colors with my head … Read More

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Displaying Kid’s Art

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My little girl loves to draw and paint. When she draws and paints her little soul becomes very transparent – I get a little glimpse of how she views her world in each piece of artwork she produces… …and she produces a lot of artwork, several pieces a day. Not all of it is worthy of home display but every … Read More

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A Day in the Life {September 23, 2015}

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I’ve always loved reading other people’s day in the life posts and I thought it would be a great way to share with you what my typical day looks like. I have two kids. My daughter, Evelyn is 4 years, 4 months old and my son Alvy is 2 years 3 months old. Though Evie goes to preschool two days … Read More

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The Benefits of Labeling & My Favorite Labeling Tools

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You know that feeling right after you clean out a drawer or a closet and it looks clean and happy? It just seems that the world’s stress is being relieved simply by reorganizing your pens or cleaning out your pantry. Eventually though the inevitable happens. Stuff gets shoved in all willy nilly. Nothing goes back where you had it. You … Read More

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Organizing Meal Prep

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So far on this blog we’ve talked about meal planning and refrigerator organization but we haven’t touched on something equally as important. Meal prep. How do you get those hard planned meals from the fridge to the table without gouging out your eyes? Like almost everything we’ve discussed, a little planning goes a long way. I know there are people … Read More

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Organizing the Laundry

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Laundry. No one likes doing laundry.  It’s a pain. It takes forever. It’s never finished. Folding laundry might be the most universally hated household chore in existence. Fortunately, doing laundry doesn’t have to be the monster we make it out to be. By organizing the laundry and doing it with purpose we can keep keep the laundry monster out of the … Read More

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Refrigerator Organization

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The sniff test. We’ve all done it. Me: What is this? Me: Looks like chicken. Me: When did I make chicken? Me: Wednesday? *sniff* Some things in life seem utterly unattainable – completely clean laundry is one, an organized refrigerator is another. We’ve all got plenty of motivation to keep the refrigerator cleaned out (food poisoning aside). For starters you … Read More

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