Tip of the Day – Organizing Hair Accessories

If you have a daughter, then I would bet that you have hair accessories.  Our bathroom was being overtaken by barrettes, hair “piggies”, as we call them, headbands, etc  So, before school started, I decided to get that mess under control.  I had already been using an ice cube tray for the tiny “piggies”, but…
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Some Aha Moments

Over the last couple weeks I watched a video series called “Calm, Productive Upbeat Days for Busy Moms” by Lisa Byrne.  It was a 3-Part video that I was able to watch on my own time and it was FREE.  Check it out HERE if you are interested.  Visit  for more information on Lisa’s resources. Last…
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Review: Totally Together: Shortcuts to an Organized Life by Stephanie O’Dea

TOTALLY TOGETHER:  Shortcuts to an Organized Life By: Stephanie O’Dea To Be Published August 2, 2011 TOTALLY TOGETHER: Shortcuts to an Organized Life is the indispensable guide to organizing a busy household so anyone can have a tidy and tranquil home in just minutes a day.  It provides a practical, how-to guide in a weekly…
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Getting Back on Track

As the Christmas vacation comes to a close and the house is “deChristmastized”, I am eager to get back to a regular routine, regular food, and regular sleep. I got a new planner for the new year that is called a Busy Mom’s Pad. Each day is a tear-off sheet that has a quote, a…
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