Mar 082014
 

These time management tips are sponsored by Domino Sugar and the Mom It Forward network. All thoughts and words are my own.

Waking up is much easier for me now than it was when I was growing up or in college.  I’ve always been a night owl, preferring to sleep in versus going to bed early.  This lead to some hectic mornings when I would try to rush around and get ready for school, class, work, or anything else.

Time Management Tips for a Frenzy Free Morning #FlipTopFrenzyFree

While I do better now, I can only imagine that things will err on the hectic side once again once Bubbles is old enough to start school.  In order to help things along then, I’m doing what I can now to incorporate some time management tips.  I figure if we practice our skills and get on a schedule, it will be an easier transition. Continue reading »

Jan 062014
 

Many of us are starting the New Year by tackling organization projects.  For us, our three main organization projects for January are the garage, a storage closet that was turned upside-down by the holidays, and our pantry.  I’m one of those people who actually look forward to labeling, sorting, and putting things in their place so I’m excited to roll up my sleeves and get to work.

50 Organization Tips, Tricks, Hacks, Storage Ideas, Free Printables, DIY Solutions & More

I thought I would put together a list of organization tips, tricks, storage solutions, free printables, DIY home solutions, and more in order to help you cross off all the areas on your lists this year.  I’ve broken them down by area, type, or category so you can quickly find what’s most applicable to you.  I hope they help! Continue reading »

Dec 042013
 

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Havertys. The opinions and text are all mine.

Many of us will be hosting on at least one occasion during the holidays.  It’s a fun time of year; we get to spend time with friends and family that we may not otherwise see.  It’s also a very busy time filled with cooking, cleaning, planning, shopping, and more.

Holiday Entertaining Tips

Here are a few entertaining tips and suggestions that work for us.  Hopefully they’ll help you save time and money, letting you focus more on your guests and their visit than the never-ending to-do list that comes with throwing a party. Continue reading »

Nov 132013
 

I received samples to facilitate this post on guest bathroom ideas.  No additional compensation was received and all thoughts and words are my own.

House guests are definitely more common during the holidays.  Whether it’s Thanksgiving or Christmas or the time in between, family and friends will be coming from far and wide to spend time together.  It’s always nice to make guests as comfortable as possible, but you definitely don’t want to break the bank.

5 Guest Bathroom Decorating Ideas for The Holidays

One of the easiest places to make an impact is the guest bathroom.  It’s a small space so a few small changes can make a big impact.  Here are five holiday decorating ideas for a comfortable, inviting guest space. Continue reading »

Nov 242011
 

I haven’t had a chance to share yet but I’m excited to announce that I am going to be participating in the Nutrisystem Nation Blogger program!  For the next 16 weeks I’ll be following the Nutrisystem Women’s Select Program – and sharing my results with you.  My first 4 weeks of food have arrived, but I’m not officially starting until Monday.

Eating during the holidays can be a challenge, but Nutrisystem has created 10 great tips for surviving the holidays.  You can see them at the bottom of this post.

I’ll kick off my official posting on Monday, and then I’ll be posting an update once a week after that.  If you have any questions about the program, how to get started, the food – whatever! – please leave me a comment and I’d be happy to answer. Continue reading »