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Quick Summer Recipes That Will Make You the Queen of “WOW”

Summer Recipes

How has your summer been? In my home the summer has been rather lazy.  I imagine yours might be too.  So I put together a crazy delicious collection of my favorite summer recipes that are sure to WOW you. Take a moment as I introduce Nat King Cole’s old classic, “Roll Out Those Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer.” The …

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The Most Unbelievable Dollar Tree Store Items that will Blow Your Mind

Dollar Tree Store Items

I grew up in Detroit, Michigan. The city is best known for its Motown music and automobile design. Yet, it was more than The Temptations and fancy cars that caught my attention. From very early on it was the bargain hunt that got a hold of me and it’s still part of my game. I am my mother’s daughter and …

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What You Need to Know About the Best Toy Storage for Kids (Part 2)

Toy Storage for Kids

The best toy storage for kids can be like a jigsaw puzzle. There are just so many different types, shapes and sizes of toys that it can be tough to figure out what goes where. That’s why this post, “part 2“ will focus on the different types of toys and how you can easily store and organize them. Though part …

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What You Need to Know About the Best Toy Storage for Kids (Part 1)

Toy Storage for Kids

Imagine this. You’re working from home and doing your best to create a thriving life-work balance. You’re with the kids 24/7 without much of a break. But hey, parenthood can be that way. You wake up and decide that today is a good day to organize your kid’s stuff.  That is until you stop and look around at the avalanche …

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How to Organize Your Home the Easy Way

Organize Your Home

Being organized is essential if you want your home to look clean and beautiful. Although you may wish to maintain this polished look, it won’t last unless you’ve created a system that works for you. So, if you’ve been wondering how to organize your home the easy way, the answer lies in your systems. You may not realize this, but …

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21 Useful Products That Will Help Simplify Your Life

As a Professional Organizer, I love simplicity. I thrive when minimizing, streamlining, and simplifying. That’s why I always keep an eye out for products that truly simplify your life. I’ve learned that the types of products that make a difference and improve your life aren’t always easy to come by. Although I recommend buying quality over quantity, I’ve come to realize that there is …

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A Quick & Easy Guide to Simple Living

Simple Living

Less is more. Or is more, more? As my grandmother used to say, “A little bit of sugar is plenty but an extra teaspoon is even better!” It’s more! So then, what is plenty? Is enough really enough and who’s to say? Such as how high is up or is there no high to up? On the other hand, if …

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Healing a Broken Heart When Life Gets Difficult

Healing a Broken Heart

Hating anyone is not in my vocabulary.  Then there are those isolated moments when the boundaries aren’t so clear. I’m suggesting one of those mama bear moments. I think I almost hated those 2nd and 3rd-grade prep school girls who blocked empty seats on the bus, preventing my kindergartener from sitting down next to them. The courage on my small daughter’s face …

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The Best of the Best Habits of Highly Effective Organizers

Habits of Highly Effective Organizers

The bottom line is, life isn’t perfect, things don’t go as planned and they can (oh no not again!) spiral out of control. That’s being human and humans have bad days. It only becomes a sore point when chaos becomes a habit. And, constant undesirable habits, like entanglements that are really hard to climb out of and break away from, …

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Laundry Room Storage Ideas to Make the Most of Limited Space

Laundry Room Storage Ideas

There have been plenty of laundry fatalities in my home. Family members really trying to be helpful ruined the load. I’m talking about stains setting, grayish-yellowish whites that were once whiter than white, tops shrinking and placing damp clothes (they promised they weren’t damp) on a wood surface. Disclaimer: This blog post may contain affiliate links. Keep in mind that I may …