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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]
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 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…
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:
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!