Organizing Triple Play: Organizing Your Junk Drawer

What happens when you take three different organizers and ask them the same organizing question? We’re not sure, but we’re about to find out. Join Laura from I'm an Organizing Junkie, Tanna from Complete Organizing Solutions and me as we take your organizing questions and provide you with three possibly different answers on each of…

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Question of the Day: Coordinating Outfits

I have a bit of an obsession with dressing my girls in matching and/or coordinating outfits. Although they are all wearing matching dresses in the picture above, I don't actually dress them in the exact same outfit that often, but I find myself obsessing about whether their outfits coordinate on almost a daily basis (which…

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Stress-Free Vacation Planning: A Step-by-Step Plan

When planning a vacation, there are so many things to do to get ready that it can be easy to get overwhelmed. To make the process a little easier for you, I put together a basic planning worksheet to get you started. For more information about planning a vacation or staycation, check out these resources…

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Question of the Day: What’s the Biggest Challenge to Your Summer Schedule?

As we finish up our series on Summer Schedules and Stress-Free Vacation Planning, I'd love to hear from you: What is the biggest challenge to your summer schedule? Is it simply having the kids out of school and without a regular routine? Is it all the extra activities and events? Is it going on vacation…

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Stress-Free Vacation Planning: A Budget That Works

When it comes to vacation planning, creating a budget is often the most stressful part. Many people fall into one of two pitfalls: setting the budget too low and then quickly blowing through it – and more – while feeling guilty the whole time not setting a budget at all, only to realize when it's…

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All About To-Do Lists: Decoupage a Notebook

We've talked in the past about the different methods for creating a to-do list that works for you, and I wanted to share more of my system with you today. While I continue to love and use Microsoft OneNote faithfully, I've found that I've moved back to a paper list for my weekly and daily…

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Stress-Free Vacation Planning: Thinking Through Your Needs

I don't know about you all, but I think that planning a vacation is at least half the fun. When you're planning, you imagine everything going just so, and there are no fussy babies, teething toddlers, sick kids or moody teenagers on your trip. The anticipation of the trip can oftentimes be better than the…

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My Plan for Stocking the Freezer

Wow, you all had some great suggestions in response to the question, "What are your favorite freezer meals?" I finalized my plan for stocking my freezer with 6 weeks+ of meals for after the baby's born, and I'm excited to get started. I thought I'd share my list with you in case anyone else is…

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Making Summer Plans: A Step-by-Step Guide

On Wednesday, Shaina talked about planning a summer calendar for your family. Today, I want to talk about some of the steps for getting ready for summer and all the fun and extra activities it offers. Your Summer Calendar To start, pull out a calendar and add all of the camps, sports, vacations, and activities…

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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! Summer schedules…

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