Inside: You can’t stop thinking “I hate my house. I hate my house!” These tips will make your home lovable in no time! (No moving required!)
Have you ever felt like the walls of your home are closing in on you? Maybe your family has outgrown the starter home you thought you’d have sold by now. Or a friend just bought a nice new house, and yours suddenly feels old and full of problems. You may have even just bought a new house only to regret it the instant you moved in.
You can’t buy a new house every time you get the whim to move. But staying in your current home feels too hard.
Even if you’re in a place where you can’t spend much (or any!) money on your home, you can still find a way to escape those “I hate my house!” thoughts. In fact, if you do just 3 things, you might find that you enjoy your old home more than ever!
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.)
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.)