Top 5 Dinner Hacks for Busy Familes

Statistics show that we're feeling busier than ever these days, so any way we can maintain meaningful relationships, while sticking to our hectic schedules, we're all in!

Dinnertime is vital to family cohesiveness, and often the only time of day when everyone can be sitting together in the same room, attention fully on each other.  Use this time to talk about your day, bond, laugh, and create positive, lasting memories!

Here are five ways to save time, lessen stress, and make dinner time the best time of your day!


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Quick Tip Tuesday | Surprising Diaper Disposal Hack You Have to Try!

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After having three kids, we've gone through a LOT of diapers.  Hundreds...thousands, even.  Ugh.  I wanted to be that mom who gave her kids organic nut milk in glass bottles and patiently washed earth-friendly cloth diapers every day...but let's get real.

To all those mothers who manage cloth diapers, you are amazing!!  For the rest of us, there's nothing wrong with saving yourself some sanity (every parent needs all they can get!) and going disposable.  In fact, even if you DO use cloth diapers, this nifty little trick will help you, too!

Fabulously Frugal Finds | Winter Shopping Deals

There's no surprise that Black Friday and Cyber Monday store deals draw hundreds of millions of people to shop for bargains, grossing billions of dollars annually (yes, that's with a "B"), but did you know that there are some stores that really make shopping year round feel like you're getting a "Black Friday" deal?

One of my more recent discoveries has been Kohl's department stores.  I've seen them around for years, but we didn't have one near us when I was a kid doing back-to-school department store shopping, and I was more of a boutique store shopper in my twenties.  It's only been in the past few years when I rediscovered the convenience and variety found at stores like Kohl's (like online shopping, but in person - a revelation!), and I'm here to tell you, they make it real easy to want to keep going back for more!

I've been on the lookout for a few pretty sweaters (it got cold this year!) and some new jeans, so I wanted to share with you a few of my favorite things that I picked up just this last week that I know you're going to love!

First up, a handful of darling sweaters!  All of these cost me under $20 after discounts (not including Kohl's Cash) and they're all super soft, with just a little bit of stretch, and come in tons of colors!

THE GOODS




This one sold out in my size before I could snatch it, but I fully plan on getting it in pink as soon as it's back in stock!  I'm showing it here in Chic Mauve and Brick Heater (below).  They are perfect if you're taller and have long arms like me!

How to Organize Your Junk Drawer For Good - Step By Step!

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The Dreaded Junk Drawer


Disclaimer: Those with weak stomachs may want to advert their eyes and page down for this part.



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Don't judge.  You know you have one, too.

Good news is, you don't have to have one!  I'm here to tell you that it can be done.  You can get rid of this wretched black hole and keep it that way!

About five months ago I decided that I just couldn't take it anymore.  I'd cleaned out this drawer on occasion over the years, but this time I vowed to better organize it, keep only what made sense for the space, and KEEP it that way!