Creating a Master Bedroom That Is a Relaxing Haven

Having a master bedroom that is clutter free is the first step in having a master bedroom that is a relaxing haven. I find there are some steps we can take to help facilitate having a bedroom that we want to keep clutter free and that is easier to keep clutter free. If we allow our master … [Read more...]

Kitchen Countertops Cluttered? Maybe This Is Why

The kitchen counter is one of my three main hotspots that must be kept clean. For this reason, I have played around with thousands of solutions to keep the clutter under control. When cluttered countertops become a problem, one of these seven reasons is usually to blame. (this post may contain … [Read more...]

The 10 Most Popular Posts In 2016

It was an incredible year in 2016. Posts on cleaning, saving money, raising kids, managing time, and keeping our own sanity...they've all been here this past year. Here are the 10 most popular posts of 2016!   How to Clean Nasty Window Tracks Using One Simple Trick To the Mom Who … [Read more...]

How to Clean Your Glass Top Stove the Frugal & Non Toxic Way

Do you know the frugal way to clean your glass top stove like magic? And, it uses only two things you probably already have. I love a shiny stove, but I always hated spending $5 or more for the glass top stove cleaner. There had to be an easier and money saving way. So, I set about looking for … [Read more...]

The 10 Commandments of Cleaning With a Family – Free Printable!

  If you have a family and spend any amount of time cleaning, I am sure you will agree that the struggle of juggling both is real. I think cleaning is one of those things that we find ourselves thinking will be no big deal prior to having a family. However, it usually doesn't take long once … [Read more...]

It’s the Day After Christmas, Now What? Surviving the After Christmas Turmoil

It's the day after Christmas. Generally, this day is a flood of emotions that can vary from one person to the next, however, I think there is one word that most likely describes all of us: exhausted! In fact, you may still be in the midst of exhaustion if your Christmas festivities are still … [Read more...]

Living Without a Clothes Dryer During the Winter Season

Can you believe that I committed to living nearly entirely without my dryer during the winter? In Michigan? Needing to focus on being as frugal as possible, this was my challenge last winter. Wondering if it is possible? Looking to have a huge savings in your budget? Stay tuned. First, yes it can … [Read more...]

The Five Most Popular Posts This Week 12/4

It has been a fun and BUSY week for me in everything including my home here. There has been lots of exciting things going on here and on social media, and these are the things that have been keeping readers busy as the most popular posts this week! 20 Unforgettable Holiday Traditions Your … [Read more...]

How to Clean Nasty Window Tracks Using One Simple Trick

Are you tired of looking at all the gunky nastiness in your window tracks? It is amazing how fast they can collect this ugly specimen of ickiness, isn’t it? The window tracks I will be cleaning today are from the sliders that are in my dining room, which means they are exactly what I look down at … [Read more...]

Cleaning Schedules, Tips & Hacks~Includes a FREE PRINTABLE!

Cleaning is just part of life, but wouldn’t it be nice to clean quickly yet effectively, and only when things actually needed to be cleaned? As a busy mom, it can be so hard to find the motivation to clean when I actually do have the time. If only I had all the cleaning schedules, the best hacks, … [Read more...]

7 Ironing Hacks You Want to Know (from someone who is allergic to ironing!)

If I were to be honest, I would tell you that my deep loathing for ironing leaves me to wonder if I am actually allergic to it! I am generally a person who doesn’t like tedious things. At least to some degree, and quite frankly, I find ironing to be so boring and tedious that I would rather clean … [Read more...]

The Five Most Popular Posts This Week 11/20

It has been a fun and BUSY week for me in everything including my home here. There has been lots of exciting things going on here and on social media, and these are the things that have been keeping readers busy as the most popular posts this week! Your Holiday Game Plan For Less Stress Make … [Read more...]

Why I Packed My Kids’ Things Up and the Five Reasons I Still Do It

Are you wondering why I packed my kids’ things up? Does it seem even more extreme that I still do it? If so, hear me out. It’s not as bad as it sounds. Do you have messy kids? This one thing really can make a huge difference. Interestingly, I stumbled upon this quite by accident, but it has … [Read more...]

Make Unpacking From a Family Trip a Snap!

I love family vacations. I really do. Up until I get home and have all of the laundry and all the unpacking from a family of 10 to take care of. In fact, I usually find myself wondering if it was all even worth it. After all, you spend all this time getting ready for the vacation and then all … [Read more...]

10 Tips For Controlling Clutter in Kids Bedrooms

Kids bedrooms. Is there anything more scary to think about when it comes to keeping things clean, organized, and clutter free than kids bedrooms? Maybe, but they can certainly be a clutter collector. With seven kids who all share rooms, I can tell you that I have mastered some techniques when it … [Read more...]