5 Tips to Make Flea Market Junk Work for You
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5 Tips to Make Flea Market Junk Work for You

The following post is from Lisa of The Pennington Point: I wouldn’t be able to have a lovely home without being creative with yard sale deals and flea market junk finds.  Sure, one man’s trash may be another mans’ treasure…but not without a lot of spray paint and wood glue. When I was a young…

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Homemade Vaseline + A Simply Homemade Clean

The following guest post is from Lisa Barthuly, author of A Simply Homemade Clean: Simplify. Save Money. Two things that seem pretty elusive these days, huh? Not so! Making your own homemade products sounds pretty overwhelming, but the truth is, it’s simple.  I’ve been making my own bath, beauty and cleaning products for over a…

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Clean Laundry Makes Me Happy!

I love clean laundry! I love to see the stacks of folded clothes in the laundry room and to dress my girls in crisp white dresses that remind me of innocence and childhood. The problem is I don't want to have to invest a lot of time or effort to get it! That's why I…

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Organizing School Papers

The following post is from Becky of Organizing Made Fun: My two kids started school a couple of weeks ago! It's exciting to start a new school year but with it comes a LOT of school papers. Over the years I've worked on ways to overcome this source of "evil" in my home. Organizing the…

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Simplifying for Fall: Family Room and Entry Way {Day 7}

Today's a bonus day for the Simplify for Fall Challenge -- since I originally left these rooms off my list! -- and we're tackling the family room and entryway! Our family room is fairly small and doesn't have a lot of storage, so it's an easy room for me to clean and organize -- although…

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Simplifying for Fall: Routines and Schedules {Day 6}

Today's Day 6 of the Simplify for Fall Challenge, and we're tackling routines and schedules for the fall! By the way, I completely left the family/living room and entryway off my schedule, so we'll be hitting those areas on Monday! Fall typically represents a slower schedule for our family -- compared to the busyness of…

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Simplifying for Fall: Paper Clutter and Budgets {Day 5}

Today's Day 5 of the Simplify for Fall Challenge, and we're tackling paper clutter and budgets! We have a busy day today, and I won't be home. Thankfully, I'm ahead on today's challenge (woohoo, for once this week!), but I'm still sharing tips and further reading to help you work through these areas: File Systems…

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Simplifying for Fall: Bedrooms and Bathrooms {Day 4}

Today's Day 4 of the Simplify for Fall Challenge, and we're tackling the bedrooms and bathrooms! Let's start with a confession: I think I overestimated my ability to get things done this week. Not only am I coming off the high-stress week with last week's ebook launch, but I still have some work to do,…

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Stains, Stains and More Stains!

I'd never argue about the differences between boys and girls -- I've seen it in classrooms and group settings with my own eyes -- but one thing is for sure...I did not end up with prissy can't-get-my-hands-dirty girls! In fact, they love nothing more than to head outside as soon as the sun comes up…

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Get Inspired with DIY Canvas Word Art

The following post is from Janel of Life with Lucie and Ella.: For me, the beginning of the academic year feels like the New Year. It's an opportunity for me to refocus, get inspired, and set new goals for the next year.  When I saw art canvases on sale at the craft store, I decided…

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