5 Steps to Organize a Space

What does being organized mean to you?? For me, being organized means finding things that I need quickly.  To do that, everything needs to have a home, so I can find it!  Being organized might mean something totally different to you!  Maybe it means not being embarrassed when someone drops by the house unannounced.  It […]

Peanut Butter Overnight Oats

I’m not a big oatmeal eater, but this recipe has quickly become my favorite!  With only 5 ingredients (I only use 4) this makes for an easy breakfast that you can make the night before. I like to eat these oats cold, but you can also warm them in the microwave if you want! Here […]

Why I gave up Scrapbooking

Yep, I QUIT!!  After years and years of making scrapbooks, one day I just stopped. Why did I make this decision after spending hundreds of dollars on all of the equipment, paper and actual books? Well…….. Because I found a better way to store pictures! Here’s the scoop about scrap booking… It was expensive. It […]

My Favorites at Costco

  When you have 4 hungry men in your family, Costco becomes your best friend!!  Even though some of those men have grown up and moved out of the house, I still like going to Costco! ( not on the weekends, though!!)  I really enjoy hearing what others like purchasing at Costco, so I thought […]

Christmas: Stress Less- Part 3 (December)

Well, we’re getting down to the knitty gritty…it’s December!! If you’ve been following along, I’ve been guiding you through a slow journey to get ready for Christmas- hopefully it’s been helpful!!  Here are your assignments for this month! Week 1 Draft Christmas letter Print letter & photo Write down Holiday activities on your calendar Check […]

Happy Thanksgiving!!!

    Hi and HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!  No blog today- I’m spending the day with family!  I’m so thankful for all of you who take the time to read this blog!!  Your comments and emails encourage me to keep sharing!  Enjoy your day and remember to count your blessings!!!

Christmas: Stress Less- Part 2 (November)

Happy November!!!  My hope and prayer is that I can help you get ready for Christmas with less stress this year!  Here is the month of November broken down by week.  If you miss a few items, you’ll have an extra week to catch up!  So, here we go!!! Week 1 Talk to your family […]

Fall Decor 2016

  Here are a few snap shots of our Fall Decor….. The Fall bins came up from the basement at the beginning of September…. Snippets from the upstairs… Snippets from the basement… For the Grand Tour, click the video below…. See you next week!!

Organized Teen Boy Closet

  Today I’m inviting you into my son’s closet.  Don’t worry, it’s not dark and scary- it’s usually clean-ish. (emphasis on the “ish”) When moving into this home almost a year ago, we purged a  lot of “stuff.”  As with many boys his age (17) he is mostly low maintenance, doesn’t want anything too frilly […]

Jill’s Baking Tips: Frosting

I had quite the dilemma earlier this week.  A dilemma as in “first world problem” dilemma, but certainly a dilemma. Here goes…..I made a yellow cake (just a box mix) and I only had a little bit of chocolate frosting left because we had cracked open the frosting can the night before while making s’mores. […]