20+ Tools to Organize Your Busy Mom Life

There is something about the start of a new year that makes you want to look back at the past and want a new, organized start, even for those of us with a very busy mom life. I always¬†start the year with a new sort of energy and with an out with the old and in with the new mentality. Read More…

Why a Babysitting Co-op is the Best Thing Ever

What is a babysitting co-op? A babysitting co-op is a group of parents (often moms) who arrange to be available for babysitting co-op services based on a point system. Parents agree to babysit in exchange for their own children being babysat at a later date. It is more flexible than a one to one person trade because with more babysitters Read More…

How to Get Something Done When You Really, Really, Really Don’t Want To

Have you ever wanted to get stuff done when you really don’t want to? This is me multiple times a day! But I’ve learned a lot as I’ve tried to focus my distracted self and find ways to get stuff done that I really don’t want to do. Man, I sound like one of my kids! But adulting is hard Read More…

Hanging Pin Cushion Tutorial

I’ve been redoing my craft room, trying to make it more functional as well as something I will love looking at, considering I’m at my desk a lot. I came up with these hanging pincushions because I knew I needed more on the wall and less on my desk. Also I knew I would need something for pins and needles Read More…

Sometimes Ya Gotta Brag

This is one of those braggy, my husbands awesome sort of posts. So beware. I am so lucky to have such a handy, creative guy. I’m pretty sure he could make anything if he set his mind to it. He sometimes gets down on himself saying he could have done it better or this and that is messed up but Read More…

Repurposed Candle Holder

So I have been working on getting my craftroom (at least my half of the room) re-organized and more functional. Though I still LOVE scrapbooking, my new love is jewelry making and I just needed to have my work space more jewelry functional. As I was thinking about what I wanted in my space, I knew I wanted to have Read More…

Inexpensive Functional Food Storage

I don’t know how many people out there do some sort of ‘food storage’ in their homes, but we do. At least we try. Often times our food storage area, which is in the garage, is a complete and utter mess with food just piled on top of each other. I’ve seen a number of different systems to organize food Read More…