Is sorting laundry necessary? Not in our family! We discovered how to do laundry in a much easier way, how to wash our colors, darks, and lights together, and how to prevent stains and colors bleeding. Find out how to save time in the laundry room!Read More
Over the years we've done our best to streamline the types of containers we use because of the avalanche situation. We still have a few varieties of containers but we've chosen types that seem to next well together which seems to make a big difference. Even with this choice we still have quite the cluttered cupboard.Read More
It's that time of the year when we get gung-ho about cleaning our houses and getting rid of things we no longer want. What if we do this over the course of the year rather than trying to pack it into a month?Read More
Do you have a general idea of what you are going to do each day or do you simply wing it and hope things go well?
I like to think of myself as a "fly by the seat of my pants" type of person but in actuality I'm very much a planner. I'm the type of person that looks at a menu for the restaurant we are going to a week in advance so I can see what my options are and possibly decide what I'm going to order. I love menu planning and creating our weekly grocery lists. I had notebooks filled with planned out ideas for 5, 10, and 20 year reunions with my core group of childhood friends (none of those events happened but they were fun to think about!) and don't even get me started on vacation planning! So while I can easily change plans and do things spontaneously I find having a plan and idea of what's to come very comforting.Read More