Category Archives: organization

Super Hero / Bad Guys Scavenger Hunt

At Caroline’s super hero training birthday party, the kids were required to complete 4 missions. Each mission had one or two components. For example, there was an “Accuracy Mission,” since all super heroes need to have good accuracy when fighting … Continue reading

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Simple Christmas Card Display

Last year I hung our Christmas cards in the entry way. They were placed on large pieces of ribbon and attached with clothespins. Well, I’ve radically changed things up this year and hung them in the family room on ribbons … Continue reading

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The Countdown has Begun

Folks, it’s time we get serious here. I’m going to tell you something that may excite you but it may panic you. Are you ready? Christmas is less than 100 days away! In fact, it’s only 94 days away! Yep. … Continue reading

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A Clever Container Giveaway!

I have a great giveaway for you today. Molly from Clever Container contacted me about having a giveaway and I jumped at the chance. Molly just happens to be my good friend who I taught with for several years so … Continue reading

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A Car Organizing Failure

The problem with being crafty is that you think, “I can make that,” no matter what item you may be looking at. A Halloween wreath? I can make that. A wall clock? I can make that. A rebuilt car engine? … Continue reading

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Lots of Shoe Storage

Here’s my latest find at the Habitat store. Bought it for $30. (And yes, those are Caroline’s Wonder Woman red boots below) When I opened up the trunk of my car my husband was a little less than thrilled. Maybe … Continue reading

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Kids Work Spaces

I’ve been looking at tons of desks for kids on pinterest and have found some beautiful work spaces. My helpful crafting hint for the day is that you simply do a google search for “pinterest + kids desks” and you … Continue reading

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For our recent trip to Indiana, I packed each of our boys a backpack full of activities and books. I expected the boys to be responsible for their backpacks but thought I would carry everything for my 3 year old … Continue reading

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Packing Tip

For our recent trip to Indiana I tried a new technique for packing. You see, when packing for 5 people who are going on a 4 night trip with 3 hotel stays, things need to be as organized as possible. … Continue reading

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Where to Go? – Restaurant Printable

My husband and I had a date night on Saturday. Once the babysitters were settled we left. We then drove around aimlessly for 40 minutes because we couldn’t think of a new restaurant to try. ┬áIt seems like every other … Continue reading

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