Summer Declutter Workshop, week 3 of 4

Rubbermaid Homefree Series Closet Kit 3G59

Are you beating the heat with the Summer Declutter?  It's easy and breezy and you can join in any time!  (If you're wondering what we're talking about, click HERE for all the details.) This Week's Assignment: Download the free Summer DeClutter Checklist HERE Choose 4 areas in your home to declutter and write them down in the 4 hot spot blanks (some suggestions: an area or two in your kitchen, paper clutter hot spot, a closet or cabinet, clothing....) Complete your first week's Summer … [Read more...]

Back to School Shopping #TargetBackToSchool

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Back to school shopping was always something I LOVED when I was a kid, and I still share the same excitement now that I have school-aged kids of my own. Don't get me wrong, I love summer and I hate that it goes so fast, but there is a little part of me that jumps for joy when I see the school supplies all laid out and ready for back-to-school shoppers. I have three kids in elementary school this year, each with their own back-to-school supply list and each with their own mental list about the … [Read more...]

Back to School BIG Giveaway

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WE'RE CELEBRATING "BACK TO SCHOOL" WITH A BIG GIVEAWAY! Summer is just flying by and those kiddos will be heading back to school before you know it. We know that back to school shopping can be stressful and expensive. Especially if you have more than one child. So... We want to help YOU out with your back to school shopping! We wanted to say THANK YOU to our fabulous Pinterest followers, so we collaborated with some of our VERY FAVORITE bloggers on Pinterest and we're going to help one … [Read more...]

How to Keep Bananas Fresh


Freshness, wrapped up. As a mom of five kids who happen to LOVE fruit, it can be hard to gauge how much the kids will eat for snacks when their appetites seem different every week. Some weeks the fruit bowl is empty 2 days after I go grocery shopping, other weeks the basket is full of overly-ripe fruit at the end of the week. Oftentimes I will buy green bananas from the store just to give us a little more time before they turn brown and mushy. But somewhere along the way, the ripening … [Read more...]

How To Print on Shrink Film


Today I am going to show you how to print on Shrink Film. I am talking regular old Shrink Film. (Not the kind that is made for the printer and is much less affordable.) Last winter I agreed to help someone at my church make ornaments for all the kids. So I made a cute design, printed it out and started tracing away on Shrink Film. Well let's just say that after about a dozen my hand was tired. Really tired. Anyway, to make a long story short I found a solution to my problem. I … [Read more...]