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Organizing Your Way to a Simple Christmas: Christmas Cards

Today is day seven in our two-week Christmas series: Organizing Your Way to a Simple Christmas. l love receiving Christmas cards in the mail, especially those with updated family pictures. We hang ours along the garland on our staircase, and it becomes just one more reminder that Christmas is about people not stuff! Whether you…

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Organizing Your Way to a Simple Christmas: Shopping

Today is day five in our two-week Christmas series: Organizing Your Way to a Simple Christmas. Today we discuss on to make Christmas shopping easier. There is nothing quite like heading to the mall on Christmas Eve to watch as people scurry in and out of stores in search of the perfect gift while the…

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Organizing Your Way to a Simple Christmas: Scheduling

Today is day two in our two-week Christmas series: Organizing Your Way to a Simple Christmas: Scheduling Money and budgets may be thought of as the main sources of stress during the holidays, but Christmas calendars and schedules are at least equally responsible! Trying to balance family time and social obligations, shopping and making gifts,…

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Creative Strategies for Organizing Outdoor Toys

Wow, y'all had some creative and frugal ideas for organizing outdoor toys, and I wanted to highlight a few of those here: 1. Hanging milk crates. I just recently got so tired of toys all over my backyard that I found three old milk crates and hung them on the fence. It cost about $6.00.…

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Making Summer Plans: Planning Summer Schedules for Your School-Age Kids

Because my oldest is only four, summertime doesn't look much different than the rest of the year for us. However, my friend Shaina, who blogs at Food for My Family, shares her summer planning process below, and she includes a lot of great ideas and hints for making the most of your summer schedules! Summer…

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