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simplify

2 In Family

5 Simple Ways To Make Your Mornings Brighter

This post is sponsored by The Hillshire Brands Company. The thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Mornings with lots of little ones can be chaotic. Add homeschooling into that mix and chaos can easily reign over the day, if you let it. Over the years I have learned how important it is to have a solid morning routine that sets up your day for success. Of course, this doesn’t always go as planned, because I am a mom…

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0 In Christmas - Simplify The Season

Simple Touches To Invoke The Magic Of The Holidays

  “Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.” — Hamilton Wright Mabie   The holidays can be a stressful time for any of us. We want to make it as special as possible for our loved ones and sometimes we run ourselves ragged doing so. It doesn’t help that media tends to overwhelm us with images of a “perfect” holiday – happy families, lush houses dripping with a richness of decorations, expensive gifts.…

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0 In Christmas - Simplify The Season

How To Have Yourself a Stress Free Little Christmas

If you have ever spent a small fortune you didn’t have, or have spent your Christmas Eve in crowded shopping malls looking for that perfect gift for your husband …. raise your hand! I love the Christmas season as much as anyone, but I don’t love the STRESS of all the holiday to-dos added to my already overloaded mom schedule. Between home, work, and church, I’ve got plenty on my list. BUT a few years ago, I dispensed with all…

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2 In Homeschooling

Planning For The Unexpected In Your Homeschool

We have been through a lot over these last 10 days, haven’t we? We have created all these plans for our homeschool, from our goals to our schedules to our schoolroom and homemaking. What happens when things don’t go as planned? Gasp, I know! As a natural planner, it is hard to imagine. But at some point, a child (or six) will fall sick, you may find yourself in the throws of morning sickness, or that perfect curriculum you chose…

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23 In Family/ Homemaking/ Organizing/ Planning

Tools to Conquer Your Clutter For Good!

Friends, have I got a treat for you today! You are going to love me… We talk all the time her about organizing, creating systems and routines. If you have read any of my posts, you know I am a huge fan of planners…paper planners. I also love my lists and I can’t stand clutter. And I know without a doubt that so many of you are the same way! That is why I am so excited to share this…

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40 In Personal Growth/ Productivity

The Importance of Taking Time to Refocus

Ladies, have I got a treat for you today! I know I am not alone when I say that sometimes I feel I wear too many hats – mother, wife, teacher, business owner, volunteer, group leader…I love all my roles, but it can be difficult to know where to put my focus at times. I can get overwhelmed and then find myself only giving half heartedly to each role. When I found Angie through our group Blogging With Heart, I…

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63 In Organizing/ Productivity

My Biggest Productivity Secret Revealed

Do you long to have more time in your day? Do you wish you had enough time to check off everything on your to-do list? Do you feel like you will never catch up, like there is always something that needs to be done? Yeah, me too. As a wife, mom to six young children, homeschooler, business owner, animal owner and then some…I know how it feels to look at the endless task list you set and wonder how on…

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33 In Organizing/ Personal Growth/ Productivity

15 Ways to Simplify Your Life Right Now

I am in a season of life where I am looking to simplify. I want to be intentional with my days and spend time on what is important. I don’t want to look back and wonder if I valued my stuff more than my people. I am simplifying my business, my home, my family…and it is so freeing. I find I can enjoy life more, I am not distracted or easily stressed out. I wanted to share some things that…

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