10 Tips for Clearing Clutter in the New Year

Clearing clutter is one of the first things most of us find ourselves wanting to achieve in the new year. We are coming off the holidays that were full of family gatherings, food, and gifts. Over the last few weeks, we have focused on enjoying these moments with our people but now it is time […]

How To Declutter Your Home

How to declutter your home

It is the first week of January and all around us there is talk of new year’s resolutions. And you might be hearing more and more people talking about decluttering. Decluttering: Filling Your Home With What Matters Decluttering a home is more than just a resolution, it is a process of adopting a new way […]

How to Declutter Your Kitchen

Decluttering the kitchen was the focus of the first week of my New Year Declutter Plan. If you are just joining the decluttering fun I recommend reading the link above to get your own copy of the New Year Declutter Plan. Declutter the Kitchen The kitchen is often cited as being the heart of the […]

8 Tips for Planning a Stress-Free Birthday Party

Birthday Party Planning

When our oldest, Asher, was turning one year old, I felt an overwhelming pressure to plan the perfect first birthday party. Hours. and I do mean HOURS, were spent, leading up to the day scouring Pinterest for ideas, creating invitations and decorations by hand, baking his cake and preparing food, and planning every detail of […]

5 Tips To Easily Organize Seasonal Gear

Updated November 2022. Previously published under this site’s old name “Knot to Nest” Colder temperatures are a time when seasonal gear: coats, boots, hats, scarves, gloves, and more are littering our homes. Without a system in place for seasonal gear organization, you might find yourself digging through the couch cushions looking for your child’s missing […]

The Magic of Toy Rotation and Open Toy Display

Have you ever found that your children seem to be overwhelmed, bored, or uninterested in the toys at home?  Have you thought maybe it was time to get some new toys to peak their interest again? This was me as a new mom with my first. At the time my son was a toddling near-one-year-old and […]

How to Easily Organize Toys

How to organize children's toys

Edited: November 2022. Original post published under previous blog title of Knot to Nest. Are you struggling to find a way to organize all the toys in your house? Do you find yourself still recovering from all the goodies your little ones received this holiday season? Legos piled at your feet? Play food scattered about […]

Simple and Affordable Christmas Decoration Organization

How to organize Christmas decorations

Christmas decoration organization is not something that many people spend much time thinking about. In fact, if you are like me, perhaps you are just getting around to taking down your Christmas decorations. It is such fun transforming the house into a winter wonderland, that taking everything down tends to be a dreaded task. Related: […]

Family’s Favorite Meals Index Printable

Hello friends! If you are here for the first time you can read Part One and Part Two of the meal planning series. I recently shared a copy of the Weekly Meal Planner and Shopping List I use each week to plan my family’s meals and make shopping as pain-free as possible. But what happens […]