How Journaling is Going to Make Me a Better Mom

When I was in high school I took a creative writing class and was on the literary magazine staff. I loved writing. I would write short stories, poetry and I maintained a journal. It seemed there was an almost endless flow of words that streamed out of my mind and onto paper. I remember lying awake at night with ideas and phrases racing through my brain until I could get them out on paper....more

Decluttering via Facebook

By now you are probably aware of my blog crush on The Complete Guide to Imperfect Homemaking, well she has created an additional blog, The Year of Less (which you totally need to check out, but only when you're done here of course) and I am now kind of obsessed with that too....more

23 Ideas to Make Back to School Special

At the end of this month my little guy will be heading off for his first day of kindergarten (sidenote: his first day of school will be on his birthday) - I really think I am more nervous/excited about it than he is. I have a hard time dancing the line between trying to get him excited versus scaring the crap out of him....more

15 Kitchen Tips to Save Time, Money & Sanity

   As part of my Eatin’ On The Cheap series I wanted to share some of the tips and tricks I utilize in my own kitchen. Each of these ideas will help save you time, money and/or sanity – or if you’re lucky they will save you all three. - Buy larger packs of ground meat and cook it all up at once. Then separate the cooked meat into 1-2 cup portions and toss them in the freezer for future meals. - Making homemade pizza?...more