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Backwards Trick or Treating

put a plastic trick or treat pumpkin on the kitchen shelf to gather lost and found items to be put away

If your little ones are like mine, Trick-or-Treating is too much fun for just one day. My four year old is so into it, that we don’t have to use candy. She likes it so much that she’ll do it … Continue reading

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DIY Coat Rack

Fall is in the air and winter is just around the corner. In fact, here in the midwest, in the second week of September we already had freezing temps at night, which forced us to take out coats and hats … Continue reading

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Magna-Doodle Art

Did you see last week’s post about organizing your child’s artwork? It’s a great solution, but what about the 3D projects or other creations we can’t slip into a sheet protector? My daughters LOVE the magna doodle. Do yours? It … Continue reading

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Preserving Your Kids’ Artwork

I have been keeping some of my girls’ art creations (mainly drawings) over the past 5 years because I love the memories, and I love being able to show them how far they’ve come in their talents. However, if I … Continue reading

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Coloring Books + Organization = Happy Me

I think there’s a lot of value in coloring for kids. Sure, freehand coloring and drawing is EXTRA great, but even coloring in a good ol’ coloring book allows for expression, experimentation, creativity, and rule following. I have three budding … Continue reading

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My Favorite Organization Tip: Hair Ties!

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A Binder for Boredom — and a Magazine for Mom

There are some things I would recommend to all parents, and this is one of them, especially if you have children between the ages 2 to 13. It is FamilyFun magazine.  Wait!  If you’re thinking, “I am not a magazine person … Continue reading

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Meal Planning: Menus

I’m sure more than one of you can relate to this experience: It’s 5:30 pm-dinner time.  But you have nothing started, and more than that, NOTHING planned.  Do you even have ingredients?  Your mind starts to cloud over as you try … Continue reading

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Life More Organized–New Year’s Resolution

The Epiphany A few weeks ago, our area of Minnesota was hit with a huge snowstorm.  In just 24 hours, we received about 20 inches of snow.  Add that on top of the 10 inches we already had, plus all … Continue reading

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Keeping House, Not Just Housekeeping

A list of quick thoughts to help you keep a better house Continue reading

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