{Get Organized} A Pretty Grocery List

February 5, 2012 0

At our house, we are not so great at grocery lists. When we realize we need something, it gets jotted down on whatever is handy at the moment… whether it’s a Post-it, scrap piece of paper, iPhone list, even on our white board calendar. Having admitted we have a grocery planning problem, I went in search of a solution, and found this lovely little Grocery Planner Clipboard project from Design Sponge! [read more]

{Back-to-School} Back to Schedules

September 1, 2011 2

School mornings can get hectic at our house, especially if I need to spend time following the kids around, nagging reminding them to get dressed, brush their teeth, find their shoes and backpack, etc. I recently came across this Morning Routine Chart on How Does She, and thought Eureka! This is exactly what we need to help the kiddos be more independent! I made a few tweaks of my own, and came up with this Back to School Morning Checklist. [read more]

Where do you store YOUR Medicine?

August 4, 2011 1

Where do I store MY medicine? Well, up until recently, if you asked me that question, I would have answered “in my bathroom medicine cabinet, silly!” I mean, it’s called a medicine cabinet, right? A good friend has pointed out this is just, well, wrong. It turns out this is pretty much the worst place to keep your medicine, and here’s why…
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Solutions for Your LEGO Chaos {Part 2}

June 1, 2011 0

Yes, it’s another post about Lego storage! I apologize to all the readers out there who don’t own a single set, but organizing these things is becoming a bit of an obsession for me. The Lego people may have found a storage solution in our house, but that still leaves a whole lot of loose bricks in a bin that need to be dealt with. Here’s what I’ve found (and liked) in my search so far:

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Taming the Lego Chaos

May 26, 2011 1

My boys, 7 and 4 years old, have hit the Lego stage, hard. I love the creativity and versatility of these toys, but in the 15 months since the first Lego set appeared in our house, the bricks have taken over.

We’ve gone through a few storage options, eventually settling on one large plastic tub for bricks, wheels and other building materials, and a smaller tub for people and people related parts. That was before I realized exactly how many Lego people parts we have, it’s crazy!
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