Tag Archive | "house-tips"

Freezing Tips

Monday, May 19, 2008


Just found this GREAT article about freezing.  Almost makes me wanna thaw everything out and start over…  Okay, maybe I’ll just wait and do this the next time I buy ground beef… Check out Lunch in a Box. Let me know what you think and what creative ideas YOU have, too!

Under-bed Storage for Kids’ Clothes

Tuesday, March 25, 2008


After my sister read my post about sending Ethan to get a pair of pants, she emailed me and asked me if I’d thought about using MeckMom‘s solution to the problem of him emptying his drawers. I’m here to say that I L-O-V-E my sister for reminding me of this idea. And I L-O-V-E MeckMom […]

The Ultimate Pre-Made Grocery List

Sunday, February 10, 2008


grocerylists.org has just released their FREE downloadable grocery list called, The Ultimatest Grocery List. There are a lot of downloadable grocery lists out there, but none are as good as The Ultimatest. Why is this one better? Comprehensiveness. Categorization. Cleverness. Helpful clues and cues. Creativity. And… it’s portable, unlike a lot of shopping list software […]

Use the “one in, two out” rule to get rid of clutter.

Saturday, October 27, 2007


Leo Babauta, author of the organizational blog: zen habits, compiled a list of 15 fabulous tips for decluttering. Among them is the “one in, two out” rule… The rule: whenever you bring in an item, you have to throw away two other items. First you cheat, by throwing out two pieces of paper, but soon […]

Ode to MeckMom’s Refrigerator

Tuesday, October 9, 2007

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So, after I re-organized my pantry ala MeckMom’s suggestions, I decided to try her idea for the refrigerator, too. As you can see from this ‘before’ picture, my refrigerator really needed some help! Everything was all crammed in with no real sense of rhyme or rhythm to it. And it always took forever to get […]

Holy cow!! Great use of visuals to help explain the proposed budget cuts and their actual impact on the overall budget.

You’ll never fold tshirts the same way again!

If you ever wanted to hear someone put a mommy’s day into a song, try this one! (I guarantee you’ll laugh your butt off.)

A little on the political side, but interesting nonetheless…

Children’s Books We’ve Read