Happy 2018! The holidays are over, the new year is here. Time to recover from the excess sugar and stuff and get back to what really matters. The new year is often a time to start over; a time of making grand resolutions with the assumption that dramatic changes will give us a dramatically better … Continue reading Happy New Year!
It's December! I should be decorating the house, baking cookies, shopping for and wrapping presents...so why am I taking the time to edit my closet? It's because I know that with all the extras and activities this month I need to simplify wherever I can. So, I took an hour and went through my closet, … Continue reading Why I’m Editing my Closet
We all want Thanksgiving to be simple, but we also want it to be special...and special food takes time! Yep, the dishes you choose to make for Thanksgiving dinner will probably be more complicated and time consuming than the average weeknight supper. And that is OK! We want it to be special. And special takes … Continue reading Simple Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas
Food is at the center of our thoughts and memories surrounding Thanksgiving...probably because the focal point of the entire day rests around a huge meal! We associate memories and feelings with certain foods and smells. Whether you enjoy cooking and look forward to preparing a big meal for your loved ones or if the thought … Continue reading Simplifying the Thanksgiving Meal
Do you feel like you have too much to do? Do you feel as if you are always running from one appointment or activity to another? Do you wonder when you will really get to "see" you spouse and kids and actually talk? Many families feel the press and stress of busy-ness. There seems to … Continue reading Managing Family Schedules
From the moment you found out you were pregnant, your daydreams were consumed with how amazing it will be to finally hold your little angel in your arms. But, as you near the end of your pregnancy, you also begin to fantasize about what it will be like to have your body (mostly) back. Now … Continue reading Feel Like YOU Again — Easy Style for the New Mom
I do not particularly enjoy cleaning, but I DO like to have a clean house. Everyone’s home is different. You may be a single person who lives alone. You may be married, but you and your spouse both work outside the home. You may be a stay-at-home parent with several children that you home school. … Continue reading Developing a Cleaning Routine