Category: HOMELIFE

10 Ways to Create a Tight-Knit Family

10 Ways to Create a Tight-Knit Family

So you want your kiddos to grow up in a close family? Just like anything else – a successful career, a fulfilling marriage, a healthy lifestyle – creating a tight-knit family takes intention, time, and effort.  When starting a family, many of us want our […]

40 Family Date Ideas

40 Family Date Ideas

Getting stuck on things to do as a family that are more interesting than the playground or pizza parlor? When you feel like your go-to movie, park, or restaurant is becoming old hat, you need some new activities that will truly make memories for your […]

ORGANIZED CHAOS: How a NON-Minimalist Declutters –Tip 5 of 5–

ORGANIZED CHAOS: How a NON-Minimalist Declutters –Tip 5 of 5–

We’ve made it to the final step of my 5-part decluttering series! The decluttering and organizing process can be a little overwhelming, but I’ve found if you can apply a few tricks and get started, then the progress you see will provide motivation to get […]

ORGANIZED CHAOS: How a NON-Minimalist Declutters –Tip 3 of 5–

ORGANIZED CHAOS: How a NON-Minimalist Declutters –Tip 3 of 5–

Let me tell you a short story, my friends. On the road to decluttering, there are containers of many different shapes and sizes. And some of those containers live a life of ultimate clutter themselves. These vesicles can be found spilling over the top with loose […]

ORGANIZED CHAOS: How a NON-Minimalist Declutters –Tip 2 of 5–

ORGANIZED CHAOS: How a NON-Minimalist Declutters –Tip 2 of 5–

Welcome back! Day 2 of my 5-part video series will touch on the psychology of decluttering, if you will. In order to start thinking like a declutter-er (new word?), you have to identify which items should stay and what needs to go. There are several […]

ORGANIZED CHAOS: How a NON-Minimalist Declutters –Tip 4 of 5–

ORGANIZED CHAOS: How a NON-Minimalist Declutters –Tip 4 of 5–

Sometimes in an effort to declutter your house, you can’t seem to identify things that to let go of because they do in fact get used. So you leave them where they are and continue digging through the piles and stacks (of papers, baking dishes, […]

ORGANIZED CHAOS: How a NON-Minimalist Declutters –Tip 1 of 5–

ORGANIZED CHAOS: How a NON-Minimalist Declutters –Tip 1 of 5–

Even if organizing doesn’t come naturally to you, there are tricks you can implement in your home TODAY that will allow you to declutter, donate, and toss the things that don’t bring value to you.  It just takes a little forethought and practice to get […]

ORGANIZED CHAOS: How a NON-Minimalist Declutters  –Getting Started–

ORGANIZED CHAOS: How a NON-Minimalist Declutters –Getting Started–

Who gets on the internet to tell everyone how messy they are? #thisgirl.  Do you have that Type-B personality that favors creativity over order, but sometimes your cluttered space pays the price? Do you tend to collect things, rather than toss them? Do you love […]

25 BEST APPS FOR BUSY MOMS

25 BEST APPS FOR BUSY MOMS

Do you ever feel like you’re working for technology rather than it working for you?! Apps and tools that are designed well can simplify your life, save you money, and make your busy schedule seem less daunting. This list contains resources that are designed to […]

40 VALENTINE’S DAY IDEAS FOR FAMILIES

40 VALENTINE’S DAY IDEAS FOR FAMILIES

Want to include your whole family in celebrating Valentine’s Day this year? When a standard restaurant or movie may not keep their attention and end up more work than pay-off (and doesn’t teach them much about love), you need some ideas for activities that will […]