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28 Days to Hope for your Home challenge

28 days to hope accountability group

I have been a big fan of Nony over at A Slob Comes Clean. She has been open and honest about her struggles with keeping an even moderately clean house. And I would beg to wager that many of you are in the same boat. I know I was, especially when I had little (and not so little ones) at home.

So many of you are at your wit’s

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Ahh, the American dream, and a cure

The American dream

Has your American dream turned into a nightmare?

A house, a car, or even 2 or 3 cars!

A riding mower.

Stainless steel appliances.

Flat screen TV, Wii gaming system.

Swimming pool, designer landscaping.

Four wheelers, dirt bikes.

Guns, paintball, airsoft.

Boat, jetskis.

Dinner out several times a week.

Karate, baseball.

Cheerleading, softball.

PTA, homework.

Checkups, sick days.

Vacations in high gear.

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Homemaking bundle e-book sale

For 6 days only, more than 75 widely-known bloggers and authors in the homemaking sphere have joined together to offer 97 of their most popular eBooks and eCourses, valued at just over $600, for the incredibly low price of $29.97!

More than anything, our goal for this sale was for it to be, well… ultimate! We firmly believe that you will not find a more comprehensive

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Declutter your mind

steps to clear mental clutter

There is so much attention given these days to clutter. There are TV shows such as Hoarders or Clean Sweep. On the front of any woman’s magazine you will find an article about clearing clutter. And there are MANY websites and blogs whose focus is to help you clear your crap!

And we need it to be cleared. But as we work on our physical clutter, and start emptying

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7 steps to finish the unfinished stuff

finish the unfinished stuff

If you were to walk into the house of just about any busy suburban family, you would probably find some unfinished business. In some houses you would have to look harder than others, but it would be there, maybe tucked away somewhere, out of sight. In other houses, you wouldn’t make it past the front door without finding it!

Here are some examples of unfinished business:

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Clear some clutter– 10 things you can throw away today

10 things you can throw away

Wanna clear some clutter? Here are 10 things you have probably been hanging onto, or they are laying around your house by default.

1. Cans of old paint

We all have those cans of paint in the garage or basement. They’re great for touching up walls when they get chipped or scratched up. If you have repainted however, or you haven’t painted in several years, you

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Is your clutter holding you back?

How to control clutter once and for all -- TheStressedMom.com

Your stuff should have a purpose to help you create the life you want, and if it doesn’t, what is it doing in your home?

Good question asked by Peter Walsh. You can check out his 2 minute video below.

2 major causes of clutter

Memory Clutter is caused by keeping things that remind you of a person, an achievement, or a special time in your

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The BEST ever organizational tool

The BEST organizational tool

Since I am sharing organizational tips, I thought I would republish an old post from my other blog that is very pertinent here!

Everyone is always looking for a magic bullet, and special pill, a trick to help them with whatever issue is bothering them. And when it comes to organizing , it is no different. We all would like an easy peazy way out.

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10 tips for the organizationally challenged – Part 1

10 tips for organizationally challenged pt 1

Be sure to see Part 2 of this post here

You know how there are some people who just seem to have it all together?

Their houses are always neat and put together. Their cars are organized with bins in the trunk. They can pick what to wear from their closet easily because it is so neat and they know where everything is. And they know tonight what they

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My favorite blogs for busy moms

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As a mom of grown kids, how I wish I had had blogs to read when I was a mom of 4 little ones at home! I have found quite a few that I love to read, even though my kids are now grown. I hope that they will be an encouragement to you too!

10 blogs for busy moms

Simple Mom, which includes Simple Homemade, Simple Bites,

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