Tips to Get Your Household in Order for Fall

I love the fall season with cooler temperatures, shorter days, the leaves are turning colors, and the kids are back in school. It may be hard to believe how fast time has flown by, but fall is here. For most families, this means getting back into the swing of routines and preparing their homes for…

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How To Avoid Family Conflict When Writing Your Will

It's a sad reality that money can often bring out the worst in people. The reading of a will can often cause conflict within families, not just because everyone may have a different opinion as to who should be entitled to what, but because emotions are also very raw following a loss. When writing your…

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Planning The Perfect Family Movie Night

Looking for fun ways to spend quality time with the family? A family movie night is a great way to bring the family together. going to the movie theater can be expensive. In fact, the average cost of a movie ticket is approximately $15 per person. For a family of five, a trip to the…

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Unique Baby Shower Ideas for an Expectant Friend

Planning a baby shower for a good friend can seem kind of daunting, especially if you're really close. It can be hard to come up with unique, original party ideas, but think of it this way – there's nothing wrong with putting your own spin on an already-existing idea. Baby showers are popular, not only…

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How To Carry On Studying When You’re A Busy Mom

When you’re a busy Mom, the idea of studying can be a daunting one. After all, you have so many things to do and think about, that you may believe that you’ll never have the time to fit it all in. How are you supposed to find the balance between your kids, your home life,…

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Best Fun Ideas to Host a Memorable New Year Party

The new year celebration is a day to say bye to the previous year. It is also a day to welcome the upcoming year with your close ones. Following are some unique ideas to host a memorable new year party with your family and friends at home. Decorate the Party Place: A beautiful decoration is…

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The Free App That Frees Up My Brain Cells for Important Things

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of LastPass. All opinions are 100% mine. In an average day, I use LastPass approximately 1,653 times (give or take a few!).  I've been using this handy program for more than seven years (a search of the archives will show that I've written about it a…

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KonMari’ing the baby clothes…and fitting three people’s clothes in a tiny space

Several months ago, I shared that our house had been feeling out of control and chaotic. It wasn't any one thing but that the things that had worked when we had a bunch of tinies just weren't working anymore. Over the summer, we've been really focused on a few things: 1) finishing house projects (more on this…

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10 things to do every day to stay organized

This post was originally published several years ago but continues to be one of our most popular. If you're looking for simple, effective strategies to get organized, start here! The number one question I get from my readers is "help, I'm so overwhelmed with my home, where do I start?" Maybe you can relate? Sometimes…

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How I Organize My Tea Collection

I've been sharing my love of tea this year -- both for the caffeine as a busy, nursing mom and for the pleasure of snuggling up with a warm cuppa in a variety of flavors -- and several of you have asked how I organize my teas, so I thought I'd give you a peek…

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