Coming Soon: 23 Ways to Improve Your Home/Work Life!

I’ve something I want to share with you and it’s coming Monday (March 24).   It will help you organize, freshen the house and your life and with Spring we’re all looking for fresh starts. Want a hint?   There’s information over Organizing Working from Home Schedules Cleaning and Moms So come back Monday, March […]

Stay Organized With Home Office Accessories

Working at home means having to stay organized, so you don’t end up with Doc McStuffins coloring pages where you should have a copy of this month’s invoices. Whether or not you’re working in a dedicated office space or tucked in a corner of a family area like a dining room or open kitchen, having […]

How to Have Stress-Free Weeknight Dinners

Every week day with three kids (or 1 or 2 or 4, or, you know, none) seems so busy, right? I feel like I’m constantly in search of ways to make the weeknight dinner rush less stressful – and reduce the number of days we resort to fast food. Over many years (almost 13 since […]

Work From Home Organization: The Family Binder

When I was in a local chapter of The Mom’s Club I was introduced to something pretty wonderful at one of our officer meetings.  Another one of the moms brought her “family binder” with her and inside was pretty much everything she needed to keep her kids’ school and extracurricular activities organized.  I was in […]

Weekend Round-Up: Homemade Natural Household Cleaning Products

Katie Schmidt has a degree in Environmental Health Science, and she uses her blog Katie Thinks to share homemade natural household cleaning products and other ways to “go green” and get healthy. She has a huge collection of “recipes”, and here are some of her favorites: Making your own chemical-free All-purpose Cleaner Household uses of […]

Trash to Treasure Dining Room Set

My semi-flexible hours have made it possible to frequent local thrift stores during the day every few weeks. Much of what I see is absolute junk, but some of it, upon second glance, has promise with just a little tweaking on my part. Saving money on thrift store (and even curbside) furniture helps with our […]

Tips On How To Keep Your House Clean

I like things to be neat and tidy. Working full-time makes keeping my home in that state a challenge. I would love to hire a housekeeper, but until I get a significant increase in pay or win the lottery, that isn’t possible. In an effort to maintain my sanity I’ve come up with four tips […]

Decorating for the Holidays

Can you believe that it is almost Christmas?   Well, I know I can’t because we didn’t have much for a summer so I am kinda in denial about the whole seasons changing and the holiday’s getting closer.  But, one can’t be in denial when they live where I do.  Aside from the darn cold […]

Vinyl Flooring: The Perfect Flooring Choice?

I take great pride in my home and how it looks.  No, I don’t have people here every day to see my home, but I know that I feel better when it’s clean. But, keeping up on the daily chores to have my home look like I want is a lot of work. Dusting, vacuuming, […]

Dealing With Difficult Carpet Stains

There’s nothing more annoying than installing wall-to-wall carpeting or buying a gorgeous Chinese rug, only to see it end up covered with stains. Getting stains on your carpet is a natural byproduct of living, but it can really detract from the appearance of your home. The problem is that you may be able to partially […]