Someone once asked me what the most horrible looking room of my home was, and I immediately said, “My closet, for sure!” I despise doing laundry.. always have, always will. Nevertheless, I am a mother and I should set a good example for my kids right? How can I teach my kids to clean their rooms and take care of their things when my own closet looks like garbage? more..
I have a confession to make that may not surprise any of you; I collect an obscene amount of coffee mugs. I worked for Starbucks for ten years, so a hobby like this is semi understandable right? Fast forward to mom life, sippy cups, water bottles with missing lids, and a Rae Dunn obsession.. my cabinets have become a hot mess that can no longer support my mug love. more..
When my garbage disposal malfunctioned and forced me to clear out my kitchen sink cabinet, I took it as an opportunity to reorganize! Totally normal right? Ok, probably not.. but I love the outcome and everything came out to $25 from WalMart (I love a one stop shopping trip). more..
When I decided to organize my pantry, I really had no idea how big of a difference it would make in our lives.. I just wanted it to be pretty! I was tired of half eaten boxes of cereal, forgotten items pushed to the rear, and my kids finding the junk food I bought to enjoy after they went to bed. more..
Whoever invented weekends must not have been a mom. The ideas of freedom and relaxation that these two magical days are built upon.. ARE A LIE OF SANTA CLAUSE AND TOOTH FAIRY PROPORTIONS. There are still errands to do, kids to be taken care of, and a house that needs to be cleaned. Just like my kids, more..
The art of pen to paper will never die in me. I’m not quite sure where insane amounts of post it notes, highlighters, pens (with obvious different writing style capabilities), and washi tape fit in there.. but those are along for the ride as well. Planning, like most hobbies, develops over time through practice and patience. Eventually more..