This is baby number 3, and I know exactly what we need this time, and what's extra. Here's how I'm preparing, and how I'm keeping things super-simple this time around.
This is a guest post from regular contributor Lisa Favre, who blogs at Marble Crumbs. We all dream of a beautifully organized closet space. Now, imagine this: sections divided into colors and seasons, neatly folded cardigans, and matching wooden hangers. A tidy closet is possible in any home but a large part of the cleanup means getting rid of old clothes that you no longer wear. We rounded up several tips and tricks to help you through the elimination process so that you can get your closet back in tip-top shape. Right after getting married, I realized that a part of my “you...
Rhythm is fluid and flexible. Routine is rigid. I can't do rigid. So I created a cleaning rhythm for myself to work into my perfect day. A cleaning rhythm means I know what comes next. Once I start cleaning the rhythm carries me through the chores and things go smoothly.
I struggled to motivate myself to complete chores as simple as doing the dishes and vacuuming my carpets. My pets and kids took over my home so much that my sister-in-law made comments about it. But my household notebook is saving me and getting me back on track. Here's how.
Working full-time and running a household can get a little crazy. Meal-planning should score a high priority on your to-do list, and there’s a simple household trick to keep the workload fair, easy, and diverse when preparing your dinners for the week.