Family traditions: 10 ideas to get you started

Photo by Stuck in Customs The following is by Sherri of Serene Journey. Traditions. Those little rituals passed down from generation to generation that help shape your family by creating a sense of unity, warmth and closeness. They create memories that fill your mind with peace, love, happiness, and security. But what do you do if (read more…)

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Weekend links

Photo by Noah 20 Pocket-Change Date Night Ideas :: Small Notebook The Unsung Favorites of Children’s Literature :: Simple Kids Organization: Intentional Cleaning :: Steady Mom Video: How to Make Your Own Laundry Detergent :: The Simple Dollar It Doesn’t Have to be Perfect to be Beautiful: The eBook :: Nesting Place “To bring up (read more…)

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Spring cleaning: day ten

Today’s the last day of the Spring Cleaning Party. Can you believe it? Are you excited about the progress made in your home? Are you so wiped out you want to crawl into a corner in the fetal position? If you’re like me today, you’re feeling some of both. Much like a race, we need (read more…)

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Spring cleaning: day nine

We’ve got two more days of spring cleaning left. For the past eight days, we’ve methodically decluttered, cleaned, and organized nearly our entire homes. It’s a great start to a simpler home! You should be proud of yourself. Today’s focus is the area on which we tend to focus least. Our master bedrooms should be (read more…)

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Spring cleaning: day eight

Alright, today’s the last day for the kids’ rooms. Yesterday, I focused on sorting and organizing my kids’ clothes, and I also highlighted some of my preferences on storing books. Today, I’ll focus on toys and craft supplies, some of the most challenging clutter monsters of all.  Mandi at Organizing Your Way shares some great (read more…)

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