Set Your Achievements as Goals

Let’s talk about your goals for this new year. This year instead of calling them goals, let’s call them achievements because you ARE going to achieve them! So first let me explain a little bit about how I do my goals. I set my goals on a quarterly time frame. I do...

Creating a Babysitting Notebook

This is the final post in the Back to School Series. The last post I talked about how you can have your family room double as a playroom in a way that works for both the kids and the adults. Check it out here. Today I’m talking about a babysitting notebook. A...

Using Your Family Room as a Playroom

Not many of us have the space to be able to have a separate family room and playroom so here are two ways that you can effectively have one space function as both. CHOOSE DOUBLE DUTY FURNITURE The first thing to do is to choose furniture that can be adapted for...

How to Create a Family Drop Zone

Most people have some place in their home where as they walk in they drop what they came in with. This could be your purse, the mail, keys, or the kids backpacks. This spot is your family’s ‘drop zone’. Oftentimes this spot is considered a clutter hotspot that you...

Get Organized for a Road Trip

Are you planning a road trip this summer? If so, here are some tips on how to stay organized while on the road. First, decide what vehicle you will use for the trip. Think about how many passengers there will be and suitcases. Once you know which vehicle you will be...