5 1/2 Step Meal Planning Guide

Make dinner a family affair – share the work or even outsource some of it. Meal planning, grocery shopping and recipe guide and printables.

Managing Your Household Checklists

Household checklists are they single best tool for keeping control of a busy home. Household management binders, folders, or something similar will save your sanity especially when life is changing fastest. If you are considering outsourcing any of your house work, they become even more critical Create Household Checklist Binders …

Dig Yourself Out of That Pile

Laundry is daunting and overwhelming, and it never ends! As soon as you get the basket empty, someone comes along to fill it again. If you want to control it, first you need to make it manageable. Figure out your laundry style. Don’t know your style? Find out here: Get …

Get That Load Off Your Back

Of all the chores in my house; laundry has always been my weakness. Only when I couldn’t do it, did I finally master it. Nothing to Wear When I was young, I had to call in sick to work twice because I had no clean clothes. More than once I …

From Chaos to Organized in One Day

Home Organization has always been like a myth, something I hope is true, but can’t quite believe in, until recently. I just organized my whole house in half a day! You probably think I am making this up or exaggerating, but I’m not; even I am surprised. If you aren’t …

10 Tips to Stop Fast Food Guilt

Stop feeling guilty about takeout and delivery As a working parent, nutrition is always a priority both personally and parentally (is that a word?) and we all worry about getting a healthy meal on the table. But let’s face it, that’s easier said than done. You leave work as early …

10 Best Recipe Sites for Working Moms

Meal Planning… You’ve done your meal planning for the week and now you want to get your recipes organized and ready to go. Or Meal Panicking? It’s 4 o’clock on Saturday afternoon. You just got home with the groceries and dinner tonight is chicken thighs (they were on sale) or …

Firing Your House Cleaner

You’ve read Improving Your House Cleaning and you’re sure It’s Not You, It’s Them. It happens; like everything else in life, there are good matches and bad matches.  Let me tell you a few stories about bad matches: The cleaner who was always in such a hurry that she banged and …

Expanding Your House Cleaning

If your routine house cleaning is going well, it won’t be long before you want to expand it. In my experience this can be met with mixed reviews by your house cleaner. If you are working with a service, they may not provide custom services AKA “we don’t do windows”. …

Improving Your Relationship With Your House Cleaner

You tried a cleaner, but it is not working out?  Before you do anything, lets review some possible problems: Have you communicated your needs and wants sufficiently? Are your expectations are too high? Have you given them enough time to adjust? Do they have enough time and are they there …