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    Tight Quarters? 10 Simple Ways to Create Space and Get Organized!

Tight Quarters? 10 Simple Ways to Create Space and Get Organized!

This post was written as a sponsored post for Organize-It.  All thoughts and opinions are completely my own.

In college I lived on campus for all four years (like 97% of […]

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    How to Teach Your Children to Be More Positive with a Happy Jar

How to Teach Your Children to Be More Positive with a Happy Jar

I love how the New Year brings with it a turn of the page.  You get a clean slate, and a chance to do better in life.  I think […]

Best of 2013 – Most Popular Posts

What a year it’s been!  As I look back on my first full year of blogging, I’m (pleasantly) surprised sometimes by what resonates with you.  When I was first […]

Top 10 Parenting Tips of 2013

As 2013 comes to a close, I have been reflecting back on what posts and ideas generated the most interest over the last year.  This is the first of […]

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    6 Smart Reasons You Should Use a Gift Spreadsheet to Make Life Easier

6 Smart Reasons You Should Use a Gift Spreadsheet to Make Life Easier

The holidays are approaching quickly, and this time of year can become so overwhelming… especially for those of us who typically do all the shopping for gifts (and probably […]

Easy No-Sew DIY Minion Costumes

This Halloween costume idea is simply genius.  I can say that because I didn’t come up with it; my super-creative friend did!  Last fall, two of my daughters and […]

Perfect Mini Ice Pack for Kids: Freeze Condiment Packets

As a mom of four, we’ve gone through a lot of Band-Aids in this house over the last 10+ years.  We’re talking a lot.  Between the ages of 2-6 […]

30 Tips to Help Keep Your Laundry from Making You Crazy

This post was written as a sponsored post for Organize-It.  All thoughts and opinions are completely my own.

Laundry can be the most exhausting, monotonous, mundane chore ever.  And you can’t […]

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    Layer Clothes Vertically for More Space, Easier Viewing, & Neater Drawers

Layer Clothes Vertically for More Space, Easier Viewing, & Neater Drawers

My super-smart (and super-organized!) sister-in-law gave me the idea to arrange clothes vertically in drawers back when I was writing this post with 100+ Organizational Ideas (worth the read–or […]

Kitchen Tip: Make Sticky Substances Pop Right Out

I bake a lot, so I love this tip.  When you are working with sticky substances such as shortening or peanut butter, don’t you hate how nasty the measuring […]

b & d Hand Trick for Place Settings

Summer is here!  And so is wedding season… we don’t go to as many weddings as we used to–the year we got married, we had 9 other weddings to […]

Keep a Medicine Chart: Never Miss a Dose Again!

Over the last three months, I’ve had kids on antibiotics five separate times–sometimes they were overlapping.  It’s almost impossible to keep up with all of it.  Who needs her […]