4 Simple steps to an organized kitchen cabinet

Cabinet #1 Good morning! I hope that you all are surviving the week. Today I want to tell you about my first dip into organizing my kitchen. Just like with Rowan’s room, I broke the process down into simple steps. This time there were only 4! Luckily for me, one section of cabinets only took…

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Making my bed to accomplish the little things

I admit, I haven’t made my bed for years, I figured no one sees it but my husband and I, so what’s the big deal. (Sorry mom!) I never thought about my unmade bed during the day, and I never considered how not making the bed could affect my mental well-being or my ability to…

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Back to school and planning for college!

Yesterday was a flurry of activity at our house. Rowan started 7th grade and Liam is now a Senior (where does the time go?) Neither of them really wanted to go back to school, but when they came home they reported that it was nice to see their friends, and even if they won’t own…

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Why is September important to us?

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Our lovely daughter Rowan became the second child in our family in May 2007. Everything about her was normal. Ten fingers, ten toes, pinch-able cheeks and a solid appetite. After her third birthday, we celebrated with family and followed it up with a great trip to Williamsburg, VA. What we didn’t…

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Clean as you go

Time to clean! Start time, 11 am. Focused on the floor. Picking up all the garbage clothes and food bowls. Ended with starting the first of many loads of laundry, vacuuming and spraying extra strength Febreeze on the carpet. I thought only boys had stinky rooms! As a reminder, this is what I started with.…

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Overwhelmed

Today is a beautiful day! Outside my window that is. I would love to be outside enjoying the weather, because here in Minnesota, you have to enjoy every last warm day, because, winter is coming. Other than enjoying the weather, I would much rather be outside, because inside all around my desk are post-its. My…

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