2022, children

My “new school year” resolutions

Tomorrow is the last day of July, so August is literally right around the corner. My children have a week and a half before returning to school, but I myself have three weeks left of summer vacation. I am a huge fan of reflection and goal setting. The end of each school year affords me… Continue reading My “new school year” resolutions

2021, command center, getting organized, home maintenance, organize, time management

Get Organized: 10 Command Center Ideas for the New Year

We used to have a killer command center. It was amazing. And that's not even a GOOD picture of it. At the current moment, and I'm almost ashamed to admit this, but we don't even have a command center. I have all the components for it but I haven't found a great place to house… Continue reading Get Organized: 10 Command Center Ideas for the New Year

grocery shopping, Instacart, simplifying life

Grocery shopping with Instacart: A Simplified Experience

I don't know about you guys, but I absolutely hate grocery shopping. I make a list, I go to the store, and somehow I come home an hour later and find out that I managed to forget some of my most important purchases. Grrrrr. And how many of you have tried to grocery shop with… Continue reading Grocery shopping with Instacart: A Simplified Experience

featured, organizing

Organize your time with a family command center

Courtesy of Good Housekeeping Most of us have a calendar hanging up somewhere in our home, and some of us may even have a meal planner calendar. When we hear the words "command center," usually images of something decorative and organized come into our minds. Did you know that a command center doesn't have to… Continue reading Organize your time with a family command center

2018, back to school, getting organized, organize, organizing, organizing tips, simplify, simplify saturdays, simplifying life, summer, time management

Back to school: 5 ways to be more organized this year

I blinked in June and suddenly, it was August. I'm not sure where summer went, but wherever it went, it left quickly. My oldest daughter starts school next week. The school supplies have been purchased and the school clothes have already been washed and put away. But what else can we busy Mamas do to… Continue reading Back to school: 5 ways to be more organized this year