How to Make a Boo Bag {Halloween}

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Have you ever been Boo-ed at Halloween? It's one of those annoying, yet fun things that happens during this season and we just got it yesterday. Here, I'm going to teach you how to make a boo bag so you can surprise you own neighbors! Getting Boo-ed is when someone rings your doorbell and leaves behind a cute pumpkin or bag filled with candy and junk for your kids.  You also get a secret message about what being Boo-ed is about and a sign to place on our front door.  This is to alert other neighbors that your family ... [Continue Reading]

5 Things to Organize Around Your House in the Fall

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Fall is a great time to organize, but what are the BEST things to tackle as the weather cools? On this segment of Organize Your Life, I share what I think are 5 things to organize around your house in the fall that will make a big difference. Remember, you don't need to do them all. Just pick the one or two that need the most attention and go for it! Garage, attic, or shed- It’s a great time to re-think how you use your garage. If you can’t park in there because of clutter, now is the time to purge it and organize ... [Continue Reading]

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]