6 Amazing Mom Hacks That Will Make Summer a Breeze

6 Amazing Mom Hacks That Will Make Summer a Breeze

Inside:  Don’t let summer bucket lists get the best of you. Try these Mom hacks to simplify life so you can focus on what really matters…the best summer yet!

Have you ever tried to create the perfect summer bucket list?  One that makes you itch to scratch everything off in record time.  Proof that you’re giving your kids the best.summer.ever.

It’s funny how we don’t realize that the simplest things are the ones we enjoy the most until it feels too late.  You think you need that amazing deal you found at the store.  Until a couple years later when you’re carting it out of the house to a donation box, because no one ever used it after all.

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12 Homemaking Blogs That Will Help You Get It Together

12 Homemaking Blogs That Will Help You Get It Together

Inside: Do you feel like a scatterbrained homemaker? Choose the homemaking blog from this list that’s the best match for you. You’ll love their tips!

When I first became a stay at home mom, I floundered.  To be fair, I gave birth to our third son the same month I quit my job.  And adjusting to a newborn takes time no matter how many kids you have.

Still.  It was nice to not have to rush the kids to the sitter and have myself ready for work every day.  But going from a rigid schedule to no schedule was tough.

After a period of not accomplishing much, I finally began searching the internet for homemaking blogs.  I needed ideas to get myself out of the rut and help me make a plan for getting things done.  And the little tips for simplifying life along the way sure didn’t hurt!

The first website I came across was Flylady.  It changed my life!  With her baby steps, I was able to create a plan for cleaning the house and organizing our busy lives.  Over time, I tweaked these ideas until they fit our unique situations.  There is no one size fits all solution, right?

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From Toys to Clothes: 25 Ways to a Less Stressed Mess

From Toys to Clothes: 25 Ways to a Less Stressed Mess

Tired of running late to everything because Johnny can’t find his backpack?  Boy do I get it!  You need ideas for getting the kids rooms in order.  Not more cutesy ideas from Pinterest.  But actual tried and true methods for sorting the stuff.

Take it from a mom of five.  I’ve tried so many methods for organizing the clothes, toys, books, games, and school work.  Some ideas seem fine in theory, but don’t work out so great in practice.

And trust me.  If it can’t be done on the cheap, it won’t be done at all.  So I found you 25 different ways to get things organized that won’t break the bank.  Now all you need to do is pop over to A Budget Friendly Life to read all about it.

Get Ready for Fall Without Busting Your Budget

Get Ready for Fall Without Busting Your Budget

There are a lot of things to do when you’re getting the family ready for the season of fall.  You’ll want to keep up with the back to school schedule.  For some of us, that includes getting ready for a new sports season.

You’ll be looking for ideas to get the house decorated to give your guests a taste of autumn.  And food choices change as the chilly weather sets in.

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I Hate Laundry!  Here Are My Secrets for Avoiding It

I Hate Laundry! Here Are My Secrets for Avoiding It

Inside: I hate laundry! But I’ve got some secrets I use to make the job simple so I can get on to more fun things. (Anything else.)

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Every so often, I’ll pull a load of clothes from the washer and catch a glimpse of a rectangle of cash fluttering to the ground.  I smile as I slide it into my pocket.  I guess we get paid to do this chore at least some of the time!

Otherwise, I hate laundry.  As a friend of mine likes to say, “You’re never done with the laundry unless you wash clothes while you’re naked.”  Kinda sounds like an accident waiting to happen, so I haven’t attempted it myself.  (Yet.)

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Looking to Crush the Clutter in the Kids Room?

Looking to Crush the Clutter in the Kids Room?

I quietly tiptoed into the room that my baby shared with my 4 year old.  And I nearly made it to the bed, too.  But instead, I slipped on a Hot Wheels car and saw my life flash before my eyes.

Don’t worry, nothing broke.  Except for my pride.  And the baby’s sleep pattern.

So many moms struggle to find creative ideas for toy storage.  We all want to tame to clutter in the kids’ room.  Especially when we know that new toys and gadgets will be filling them even more full soon.  (Hello, Christmas.)

It can seem like an overwhelming task!  But it doesn’t have to be.
Kids Room Organization Ideas-

Kids Room Organization Ideas: How to Crush the Clutter

Find the rest of this post over at A Budget Friendly Life, where I’m bringing you some kids room organization ideas!  I’ve got step by step directions to help you crush the clutter, and some tips that you can tweak to suit the needs of your own home.

Be sure to pop over and check out the whole post.  Just click here to read more!

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