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Over the Door Solution to Water Bottle Clutter

over the door organizer for travel mugs water bottles tervis

While our days of ‘”sippy cups” are long over, I feel like we have more cups, water bottles and travel mugs than ever. We had been storing them in the plastics cabinet, but now that we do more meal planning   Read More »

My New Planner Obsession – Erin Condren

Erin Condren vertical life planner

I love to plan – with markers, stickers, color and doodles. It makes me happy and the organization brings peace to my day. I have been making various planner pages of my own for years, but when I discovered Erin   Read More »

Summer House Rules

Summer House Rules

School’s out for the summer!! Woo-Hoo!! I am so ready for a change of pace and so are the kids. It’s not that the schedule gets any less hectic, but it just gets different. No 5:45 a.m. wake ups, no   Read More »

5 Ways to Save Time, Money and Your Sanity This School Year


During the school year mornings can get a little hectic around here – especially when you consider I have three kids to get up and going at three different times to go to three different schools. All three kids pack   Read More »

5 Back to School Sanity Savers

Morning Routine printable for kids

The kids are going back to school soon and that means time to say goodbye to lazy summer mornings and hello to routine, structure, and backpacks! With a little bit of preparation and organization now, you can cruise through the   Read More »

Menu Plan Monday – March 21

Did you ever have job on your to-do list that you just kept putting off forever because you thought it was going to take forever and when you finally just got it done it took a fraction of the time   Read More »

Printable Monthly Menu Planner

Monthly Menu Plan Worksheet

So yesterday I shared that I feel like my menu planning is in a rut. Experience tells me that with a little bit of pre-planning and some brainstorming with my crew, we can get out of this rut! And by   Read More »

Organizing in A Small Room – Over the Door Shoe Organizer

My daughters share a room. Kind of. The bedroom is a large L-shaped room that we divided in to two smaller rooms years ago so that one part could be a nursery and the other part could be a toddler’s   Read More »

Summer’s Here – Our Chore Chart & House Rules

School’s out for the summer!  With three active kids, our schedule doesn’t really get any less crazy in the summer, it  just gets different. Over the years I have found two essential tools that have helped keep the kids on   Read More »

The Family Medicine Cabinet

A few years ago I went to the medicine cabinet (ours is in a high cabinet in the kitchen) and grabbed a bottle of cold medicine to give a dose to my son. Luckily, before I finished dispensing it I   Read More »