A Simplified Christmas

Don't shoot me for saying the word "Christmas" in October, but blogging has taught me to look at each upcoming holiday far in advance.  Y'all don't want my Halloween craft on October 30th, after all! Anyway, can I share a couple of Christmas gift thoughts that I've found to be very helpful before everyone starts their Christmas shopping? 3 Wise [...]

An Organized Attic

We have a small walk-in attic on the second story of our house, and it's been a slow evolution making it work for us.  I'm not a big fan of attics (creepy, hot, and there could be bugs...or more), so I often just open the door and toss something in.  Let me tell you...my husband loves [...]

Toy Rotation Bins

Find out how to set up toy rotation bins to cycle toys and - most importantly - stick with it! Get the toys organized and many of them stored away, and enjoy having fewer toys to clean up and less overwhelmed children.

Managing the Photo Madness

Like most parents, I love snapping photos of my kids.  A large number of photos are taken on my phone, since that's what I have on me most of the time.  When I'm more deliberate, I take my Canon along to get some higher quality shots.  And of course, to get one good shot, you [...]