Category Archives: organization

2015 Free Dowloadable Calendar

Well, it’s been awhile. Between the kids activities, working, and my vow to get off the electronics to spend time with my husband at night, it doesn’t leave a lot of time for this space. But I am going to … Continue reading

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The – Shrek the Musical – Party

For my daughter’s 5th birthday party she decided on a “Shrek the Musical,” party. We found this musical on Netflix and she feel in love with it, watching it probably 20 times. In my opinion, this musical is FAB.U.LOUS! Go … Continue reading

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Missing Socks

I’ll give you one guess as to who is not getting their socks to the laundry bin… Nope. It’s not little one. And no, my eight year old did not suddenly start wearing itty bitty teeny tiny pink socks. He … Continue reading

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Children’s Thanksgiving Books

I have shared some of our family’s favorite Christmas books (along with our Christmas Eve tradition) before so I thought it would be good to share some of our favorite Thanksgiving books. I keep all of our holiday books together … Continue reading

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Our Daily Schedule

I know it’s summer and it’s supposed to be a carefree anything goes time but I need to have some sort of timeline for the day. Here’s a rough sketch of what our day usually looks like: 7:30 – 8:00 … Continue reading

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Paper Organizer for the Kitchen

¬†Ever since we moved into our house, almost three years ago, I have wanted a pin board in the kitchen – somewhere to hang school notes, store deals, and reminders. I was looking at an “extra” pile we had in … Continue reading

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42 Pains in the Arse

I’ve mentioned a few times about a project my husband and I were working on, one that nearly drove us over the edge. This was the sneak peak. Now here’s the story. My daughter’s preschool had a school auction to … Continue reading

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Minute to Win It Night

For the last 4 years, my family has all gathered for a week in Florida. Since we are all spread out – Texas, Michigan, Illinois, Louisiana, Kentucky, and Canada – it’s a wonderful time for us to come together and … Continue reading

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Art Holder for Markers, Crayons, Pencils, Glue Sticks, and Scissors

I have wanted an art holder for our kitchen table for awhile now. I looked around the garage and found an old tea light candle holder that I bought at Goodwill for $3 several years ago. My husband drilled the … Continue reading

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From Birthday to Easter Decorations – Easy & Lazy

Caroline’s birthday party was over 3 weeks ago – so naturally the decorations are still up. Since I liked all the bright colors I figured I could keep them all up¬† for Easter (and the rest spring) by just tweaking … Continue reading

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