Get Organized with Mabel’s Labels

Apr
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Do you have the spring cleaning bug yet? Last weekend we tackled my boys bedroom – it wasn’t easy or pretty during the process, but the end result was worth the work! My three boys share a room together which means we have lots of the same things in one … Continue reading

Gear Girl: Best Desks For Kids

Apr
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There comes a certain age – maybe 3rd or 4th grade – where doing homework on the kitchen table isn’t going to work as well anymore. Your child will want privacy to write, storage to hold rulers and protractors, and the space to spread out. There’s no need to spend … Continue reading

Helping Kids Stay Organized and Focused

Feb
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Organization and focus are key qualities for many successful adults, but these skills do not come naturally to all. At The Glenholme School, students are taught the importance of organizational abilities through a program called “Executive Functioning Skills.” This program helps students focus on tasks at hand, prioritize and organize … Continue reading

Gear Girl: 4 Reasons To Organize Your Recipes Online

Feb
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How do you organize your recipes? A recipe box of handwritten favorites? Computer folders of typed-up recipes? A binder of magazine tear-outs? Pinterest boards? Digital recipe organizers? Over the years, I’ve gathered a collection of binders and folders and Pinterest boards and bookmarks, but lately I’ve been in the process … Continue reading

Gear Girl: Best Chore Charts for Kids

Jan
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Beds to make. Dishes to wash. Floors to clean. Toilets to scrub. Sounding familiar? Let me suggest a solution to your cleaning woes. Your children. Don’t worry, I’m not talking about going all Cinderella on your kids, but assigning chores to your children is a win-win. It lightens your load, … Continue reading

Get Organized with Mabel’s Labels

Jan
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We are excited to kick-off 2014 with the goal to be organized. To help us out we have been using Mabel’s Labels and their collection of labels that can label your clothes, bags, and even household items. Some of our favorites are for the home where Mabel’s Labels offers durable, stylish … Continue reading

Gear Girl: Solutions For Your Home Office

Jan
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If you have a home office, I’m officially jealous. I juggle the kids’ school papers, birthday party invites, upcoming bills, dog-eared magazines, my writing assignments and more on a lower portion of my kitchen bar. I’d show you a picture, but well….it’s not exactly pretty. (It does however allow me … Continue reading

Organize Your Makeup and Accessories

Jan
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Time to clean up your act. If your makeup and accessories are everywhere, take our advice and use some easy tools to get things grouped in ways that make sense, look pretty and make it easy to get ready. Check out how we used closet design and some finds at … Continue reading