Category Archives: organization

Winter School Preparation: Tips for Sending Kids to School in the Winter

Whether you live in a place with snow for the winter or not, it’s helpful to make sure a few things are taken care of when the kiddos go to school in the winter. Winter school preparation is all about thinking ahead and having plenty of options.

Here in Minnesota, that means a complete overhaul of what we are sending to school. For us, it’s extra snowpants, boots, mittens, hats, etc. Sending them in boots means you also MUST remember to pack some extra shoes. It’s crazy!

Here are some helpful hints so your kiddo has everything they need for school this winter.

Winter School Preparation - Tips for Sending Kids to School in the Winter

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Exploring Domesticity and Mom Life {How this blog got started and input from you!}

There is always a bit of reflection this time of the year. For us, it’s on Exploring Domesticity and Mom Life in general.

We’re looking back on our 5+ years of Exploring Domesticity. How it started. What was the purpose in the beginning. And what the plan is in the new year ahead.

Whether you’re longtime readers, stumbled across a couple interesting posts on Pinterest, or just checking us out for the first time… We want your input!

What do you want to know? What are you interested in? How can we help?

Exploring Domesticity and Mom Life - How this blog started, and input from you!

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Moving Must Haves: tips and products to make moving easier


Moving is no fun for anyone, but this list of Moving Must Haves will help you make the best of it.

Find all the products we found helpful or even essential when we moved just a couple months ago.

Moving Must Haves - tips to take the pain out of the moving process

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How a 10 Minute Tidy is a Total Game Changer!

It’s amazing what you can accomplish in 10 minutes! When the housework keeps piling up and you have cleaning tasks that you avoid because of how long they will take, the 10 minute tidy can turn that around. Check out how a 10 minute tidy is a total game changer!

How a 10 Minute Tidy is a Total Game Changer!

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Small Fixes to Sell Your House Fast

It took less than 24 hours for us to get our first offer on our house. Two days later and we had four offers to choose from and sold for 15k over asking. It doesn’t have to take a major renovation to make you house show at it’s best. Here are some small fixes to sell your house fast.

Small Fixes to Sell Your House FAST!

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Lean and Clean Challenge – clean and declutter workout

How many of you vowed to get healthier and more organized in the New Year?

I know two of my goals for 2017 are to get healthier and more active, and to declutter and clean our house.

So, why not put the two together? Let’s get Lean & Clean in the New Year with a fun and free 1-week challenge that combines a cleaning or decluttering task with a workout move each day.

 

Lean & Clean 1-week Challenge: tackle 2 New Year resoultions together in one week!

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Small Entryway Transformation

You don’t need much space to add some organization and style to your small entryway.

With just a few feet of wall space, and a bit of trim, paint, and hooks you will end up with a high-end look and room for all those coats, backpacks, and shoes.

Loving this small entryway transformation!

Small Entryway Transformation Before and After

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The Best Place to Sell Your Stuff

Selling your stuff can be a pain. A lot of the time it’s just easier to donate it all than dealing with garage sales, Craigslist, or ebay… After months of back and forth about the hassle of a garage sale and lots of waiting on Craigslist postings, I found the BEST place to sell your stuff! I made over $200 in one month selling in Facebook garage sale groups on the same stuff I had posted to Craigslist for months!

The Best Place to Sell Your Stuff: how facebook selling groups beat out the rest

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Route 66 Bedroom: with anyone-can-do-them special touches

Our little guy has been in this Route 66 Bedroom for almost 6 months now, and I still think it is so adorable.

For a little boy who is into cars, this is a timeless way to decorate that will take quite a while to outgrow. There are so many fun Route 66 decor items. It’s also easy to add some easy personalized touches with the headboard, shelves, hooks, and curtain ties – anyone could do it.

Route 66 Bedroom

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