Getting the Most out of Your Pantry: Canisters or Original Packaging?

Do you have canisters and other containers in your pantry or do you keep food in it's original packaging, maybe with clips to hold the bags closed? I've been thinking about this a lot as I get ready to reorganize my pantry (again!). Right now, we keep everything in it's original packaging. I actually open…

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Quick Tips: Making Your Pantry Work for You

This week we're looking at how an organized pantry, freezer and stockpile can actually save you money. Before we get down to the nitty-gritty of organizing them, here are a few quick tips for putting your pantry to work for you: If you're short on space – or trying to make the most out of…

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Getting the Most out of Your Pantry: Make a Plan

It's plan time! This week we're looking at putting your pantry to work for you. By decluttering and organizing your pantry, freezer and stockpile, you'll save on your grocery bill – something we could all use these days. Why? Because you will know exactly what you have. You'll know which food is getting ready to…

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Getting Control of the Toys: How I Do It

In this week’s vlog, my girls and I sorted and organized our toys to "get control of the clutter"! Note: I'm still getting the hang of this vlogging. The sun went down while we were organizing the toys, and my camera doesn't handle dim light very well, so the lighting isn't that great at the…

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Organizing Christmas Decorations: How I Do It

In this week's vlog, I invite you inside my home as I pack away all of my Christmas decorations, organizing them to make my life easier when it's time to unpack them next year. Note: As this was my first vlog in this series, I didn't know that my camera can't handle recording my voice…

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Quick Tip: Packing Away Christmas Lights

Amanda is a proud mom to a beautiful little girl and adorable baby pirate boy. She can be found blogging at ohamanda.com, her daily blog, where she shares her life and her love of good books, and at Impress Your Kids, where she shares her ideas and activities for impressing God’s Word on her children’s hearts. This post was…

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Product Review: Microsoft OneNote

When I purchased my new laptop earlier this year, I also made the leap to Microsoft Office Ultimate 2007, including Microsoft OneNote 2007, which quickly became my favorite software package and time management program and remains my favorite to this day. I don't know about the rest of you, but I'm a list maker. I…

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Time Management Secrets: Getting Past Others’ Expectations

When it comes to time management, let's face it -- there is really only so much you can squeeze into a day, regardless of how organized or disciplined you are. When we try to do too much, not only can our families suffer from a stressed out mom or dad, but our health and productivity can suffer…

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Time Management Secrets: Discipline
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Time Management Secrets: Discipline

I often get asked how I balance everything on my plate – working at home full time while taking care of three little girls 4 and under, being the best mommy to them that I can be, making homemade Christmas presents, blogging, etc.  People ask me what are my time management secrets? While I'd like…

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