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I was staring into our hall closet (where all the things I can’t find go to hide) when I realized I wanted to move and leave everything in it as an incentive for the next owner. I’ve also been glaring...
The Power Hour I have no idea where I came across this idea of having fun while completing tasks that I actually enjoy. YouTube, a blog, Instagram … I really do not remember. I am talking about a POWER HOUR....
Disclosure: This post has been sponsored by Katie O’Leary, licensed REALTOR®. How to Sell Your House and Keep Your Sanity (with Kids) Everyone tells you that spring is a great time to sell your house. After a long, cold winter and...
Exasperation I spend the whole day running. From 5am-10pm, I'm on the move. Shuffling kids off to school, working 9 hours and then coming home to run some more. The evenings are the hardest. I run room to room picking up toys and...
Consistency, my 2017 word … and truthfully, I did not meet that criteria to my fullest potential. I had great intentions, as we all do, in the beginning of the year. At that time, yes, I thought I was...
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When I was freshly in my early 20s, living the young professional life - you know, hair always fixed, outfit thoroughly thought out the night before, sipping craft cocktails at happy hour while seemingly stressed out about having to...
Is my house toxic?  These days, we get bombarded with information on what’s good and bad for us and our kids. Everything from food, sunscreen, toys, water bottles, vitamins, medicines and cleaners can make the list. It’s way too much...
How to Get Past Diversions and Get Started Writer’s Block is SO real. Sometimes, to get through it, you just have to sit down and start writing, hoping something will pour out of the pen onto the page. And most...
Not too long ago, a friend call me to meet up for a playdate for our kids at the playground. I told her, “Sure, in about an hour or two, after my son finishes his chores.” When she heard me...
You are so close and yet so far. We live in the same city, just a couple of miles away, and you lost everything while I still have a roof over my head. My heart aches for you who lost...
What to Do After You KonMari After reading Jaime's KonMari article about Marie Kondo's book, The Life-Changing Method of Tidying Up, I got inspired to purge and make my house a joyful place to come home to. I bet you got inspired and decluttered...
The Problem I used to sweep and/or vacuum 4-5 times per day. With four children and a shedding dog, it's a never-ending cycle of feeding the kids and cleaning up after them. We have primarily hard surface floors with a...
If you haven't already read The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo, you have at least heard of it. Something brings you joy - keep it; if it doesn't - throw it out (aka KonMarie Method). Simple,...

 

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