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Carol’s Spring Cleaning List

Yes, I am excited about cleaning and decluttering! Below I have listed some activities that may help you start this task. Set your favorite playlist and let’s get this party started! Your closet: Get rid of whatever clothing you did not wear this winter. Seriously. Sock and underwear drawer: Sort them.  Anything unmatched, with holes or…

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Have you seen the posts on Facebook with the women wrapped up like newborn babies and then it says something like “6,546 weeks today”? (Like the one above.) This is the feeling I have when I admit to myself that I require a chore chart to keep my house clean. Am I an adult or…

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Decluttering With Kids

This year, as every year, we clean the house thoroughly for Christmas. So, I had the idea of doing a “hope purse” project with my friends in church. As you go over your closet, you choose one of your many purses that you don’t use anymore, fill it with some chocolate, that makeup you bought…

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I Don’t Carry A Purse. Do You?

YES. You read that correctly I do not carry a purse. Just a wallet that my cell phone, money, cards, receipts, and chapstick fit into. I think you can tell a lot about a person by taking a look at their desk. Most consider my desk messy. I like to spread out and work on…

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I was born in 1981 which places me in the generational gap.  I am the oldest of the Millennials and the youngest of the Gen Xers.  I have tendencies towards both demographics, but when it comes to current trends I lean a little more millennial than X.  My current bandwagon I am driving with horses…

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If there is one thing I believe in as a mom blogger, it is commitment to truth and portraying my life as accurately as I can. More than anything, I would never want another mom to ever feel discouraged, inadequate, or less-than because they can’t somehow live up to the rosy, overly-edited online versions of…

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Our Giant Planning Wall For $100

I LOVE lists and planning, projects and schematics, reminders and calendars, but I do not do well to put things in my phone and a refrigerator calendar isn’t big enough so I end up with a million scattered sheets of random needs and to dos all over the house and in my purse. When we…

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This past weekend, I sent seven 13-gallon trash bags of clothing to Goodwill. It. Felt. Glorious. Not necessarily for the altruistic reasons, but I felt like the weight of those bags came directly off my shoulders. (Because I am a woman, my closet still looks full, but at least I have a handy new collection…

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