Reclaiming Your Home

Everywhere you look are ghosts. They are memories best not remembered, at least now, while they are still raw. They hit you when you are least expecting them, taking your breath away. It is time to reclaim your home. After any emotional trauma you need to make peace with yourself, …

Love Spring Cleaning At Last

Every post-holiday brings with it a desire to clear the decks and start fresh. They generate so much clutter. The front hall is piled in bags of old wrapping paper and suitcases, the living room is half consumed by decorations and the dust is piling up, and the laundry is …

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 …