24 Small Steps to Get You Ready for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Preperation

Thanksgiving is almost here and its time to take the final steps to get prepared.  There are lots of things you can do in advance, even up to a few weeks, to decrease stress and increase the time you can spend with your family.   Here are some tasks to get you prepared for the big holiday.  Remember the more you can do in advance, the better.   Get the family involved in the ...

What To Do With Halloween Candy (Besides Eat It)

What To Do With Leftover Halloween Candy

If you're like me, you over bought on candy for those trick or treaters.  I ate some...than I ate some more.....and by now I'm sick of it.  The candy is sitting there in its adorable little fall themed packages taunting me.  It must leave.  What can you do with it?  Read on to find out... Freeze It For Baking If you like to bake, freeze the candy.  You can use it ...

Eat-Laugh-Talk (A Book Review)

Family dinner is like a unicorn.....we all love them, but they seem to elusive. Between homework, sports and errands, it's HARD to get a real dinner on the table and sit with your family. Well, this book demystifies it all for you and is going to allow you to adopt that unicorn and have her over for dinner every single night. With creative ideas about ways to spend time together this book ...

Making Your Home Work For You

We're all busy. It's a fact of life....the to do list is longer than we can ever accomplish. So how do you dig out and make yourself feel a little bit more in control? As an organizer, a mom and someone who likes my sanity, I look for ways to make my home work for me. You Know Nothing The first thing you need to know is that you don't have to know anything. Best Buy does all the ...

Summer Boredom Busters

We all wait for the lazy, hazy days of summer and long for them to last. However, sometimes, those famous words "I'm bored", creep into the picture. I wanted to share with your four really neat ideas I've found to beat summer boredom.  If you have more ideas, please share them we me as I'd love to offer guides like this to our readers as often as once a month! Think Outside The Box Next time ...