Sunday Links: Make Week begins tomorrow!

I hope you’re planning to take part in Make Week. I have an unbelievable line-up of giveaways planned, as well as many fun ideas for alternate activities to TV. Make Week is for adults and children alike; there will be something for everyone, so don’t miss out. Here are a few links for your Sunday (read more…)

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Spring Cleaning Week: the importance of organizing your way

This week, Tsh has been focusing on her three-step plan for spring cleaning: decluttering, cleaning, and organizing. As you go through the process that she outlines in her ebook, Spring Cleaning for Normal People, you should be emptying each shelf, cabinet or closet, decluttering its contents, cleaning all the nooks and crannies and then organizing (read more…)

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Using a Neti Pot to Combat Seasonal Allergies and Colds

Not. Where I live in Texas, it’s pretty normal in the springtime for everyone to walk around sneezing, blowing their nose, and just generally feeling like they’ve been attacked by a gigantic pollen cloud. I am no exception. Living like this gets very old after awhile, and it drives you to consider taking some drastic (read more…)

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Spring Cleaning Week: the bedrooms and bathrooms

Today is day 4 of Spring Cleaning Week here on Simple Mom.  On Tuesday, we discussed some practical tips for refreshing the living room, kitchen, and outdoor living areas.  So today, let’s chat about the bedrooms and the bathrooms. My e-book prescribes a ten-day process of slower-paced spring cleaning, focusing on one area of the (read more…)

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The benefits of non-toxic cleaning

Next up for Spring Cleaning Week:  non-toxic cleaning.  In my book, I recommend a basic three-step process of decluttering, cleaning, and organizing in each area of your home in order to refresh your living spaces. On Monday, we discussed some tips on decluttering, overcoming obstacles to our most common roadblocks to getting rid of stuff.  (read more…)

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