Outta My Head!

Let’s talk about To-Do list’s. A funny thing happens to me most nights. Once my head hits the pillow and my eyes shut, about ten million tasks that I didn’t do, need to do, must do, forgot to do, should do, could do instead, even an occasional WHY did I…

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Completely Overwhelmed?

Did you ring in the New Year with the best of intentions? Determined to make this the year that you WILL get organized? Then the days began to pass and you honestly have no idea where or how to begin. Well good news! The Timer Technique makes tackling your projects,…

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Mom’s Red Bag

I’ve absolutely had my fill of stepping on Legos embedded into the rug and tripping over trucks and dinosaurs. I did my duty before the holiday with the big toy purge making room for the treasures my children are blessed to receive. Here we are a little over a week…

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What percent are you in for 2015?

Hello and Happy New Year! The following is from one of our wonderful contributors, Monika. You can read more about her awesome achievements and inspiration to get fit for the new year at: https://fitnessmama2009.wordpress.com/                         https://www.beachbody.com/fitbalancedmom https://www.facebook.com/AllThingsMommy                    https://twitter.com/mommy_monika  …

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The 5 year mark

Instead of traditional New Year’s resolutions, I like to take a moment at the end of each year and look back on where I was five years ago. Sort of a “then and now” reflection to see if I have grown or become stagnant in certain areas. One year is…

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Out with the unused and in with useful!

I remember my valiant reasons to ask for both the hand blender and bullet blender for Christmas a few years back. Visions of homemade soups and smoothies all day long! I told myself I’ll use it everyday and it will be worth the money…..it may even pay for itself after…

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Make Ahead Meals

I love to cook and wanted to share a little secret with you…..cooking more than one meal at a time is a HUGE time saver! Really, whether you’re cooking one meal or several it doesn’t take much more time. I am as guilty as the next on going to the…

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That big, bare wall

We all probably have it.  That BIG, bare wall in the house that just seems so daunting.  You look at it and try & try to envision what grandiose thing you could do with it, but all you come up with are blank ideas.  This is where I want to…

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Sorting Saves You Time

Confession….this is actually a chore I like! There’s something about conquering those piles in the hamper and putting away fresh clean clothes. I get a tremendous amount of satisfaction from this humble chore….unlike the dreaded kitchen which constantly demands my attention. I’m able to manage this chore by tossing 1…

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Why you are you and I am me.

joneses

{I have to forewarn, this post is not about organizing. But it is something that is on my heart and I think needs to be shared} We have all heard that classic verse “Keepin up with the Jonses”.  It will probably be an iconic phrase that my kids and grand-…

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