The Trapper Keeper is Back + Giveaway

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Hey everyone! I posted this blog post last week, but today I am adding an EASY way to win the Trapper Keeper! Just follow the raffle at the end of the post and in seconds you will be entered!! Winner announced August 1st! I was provided two Trapper Keeper systems, one for review and one for a giveaway to my readers, by Mead. All opinions are my own. I'm a child of the 80's and few things were more awesome than the hairstyles, the music (Madonna, duh), and the clothes. To prove it, here is my senior picture, circa ... [Continue Reading]

Summer Idea Jar

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Have your kids already said, "I'm bored" yet? Now that mine are teens they are sleeping late and enjoy lounging around, but it wasn't long ago that they would whine about being bored about a week into summer! I couldn't figure out how to avoid this until I came up with the summer idea jar. It's really a great idea for all year long, but for summer, it's essential. I've got your back, sister I've featured this idea before in an Organize Your Life segment, but I love it so much I just had to share it with you. Here's ... [Continue Reading]

Organizing Your Family for Summer

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Summer is right around the corner and if you have kids, you have to start making plans now! Summer camps fill up fast and before you know it, school will be out. On this segment of Organize Your Life, I share my tips for organizing your family for summer and include my best tips, including local activities. 1.  Start planning now- Secure adequate childcare now through camps, daycares, or sitter services such as SitterCity.com or SeekingSitters.com 3 month calendar~June, July, & August Allow for lazy ... [Continue Reading]

The Three P’s of Spring Organizing {video}

With Spring officially here it's easy to want to do a lot of cleaning and organizing in your home after a long winter. You might look around and think of a dozen things that need to be done, but the reality is that you probably have the time and energy for 2-3 projects. In this segment of Organize Your Life, I will help you get started with The Three P's of Spring Organizing. Watch and see what they are and decide which project you will start with!  1. Pick ONE Project:  The most overwhelming part of starting ... [Continue Reading]

6 Everyday Uses for Clothespins

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Forget all the fancy gadgets out there for organizing small things. All hail the clothespin! By nature, I'm not that crafty, so if you're with me, here are 6 everyday uses for clothespins for the ordinary person (AKA the non-crafter). While these 6 everyday uses hardly cover then endless uses of clothespins, they are actually things I use them for! For one inexpensive bag of clothespins, you will probably have over 100 uses! 1. Hanging lost socks- What do you do with the single sock while you wait for it's mate to ... [Continue Reading]