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You NEED this! My favorite organization impulse-buy.

Freebs, guess where I am RIGHT NOW? No, I’m not in the bathroom… I’m. In. IRELAND. I know, right? You hate me a little. It’s ok, I would hate me too. One of my best friends moved to Dublin for the year for her husband’s job. I started saving up last Spring when they decided to

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Finding time for small victories

I promised Bubba I would start getting ready for bed at 10. Seeing as how it’s 10:13pm and I’m just starting this post, looks like I stink at trying to stick to a reasonable bedtime. But I am determined to get this quick post out because today I had a great reminder of how important

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Date your freezer lately? Freezer inventory 101: printable included!

If you follow me on Instagram, you saw that this weekend I made over 20 freezer meals with my friend Shandra from DealsToMeals in preparation for the arrival of baby girl. TWENTY! (Don’t worry, I’ll share all the recipes, pics, and info soon.) I found my biggest struggle not in preparing the freezer meals…but finding room

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What I learned as a “single mom”: 1 dozen survival tips that worked for us.

GUYS. I can’t believe it. After 3 looooong months, Bubba is HOME! No more “single mom”-hood for me, and “Bachelor life” for Bubba. He is finally done working in Boulder, CO (read why he was there HERE). In case you don’t know, we have 3 kids  and I’m pregnant with our 4th.  Raising young kids

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5 ways a simple timer will completely change your life.

Since it’s “Focus on Learning” month, I’m really honing in on ways that I can be more organized, and efficient. One of the things I’ve started doing this year that has made a HUUUGGGEEE difference in my life is to use a simple timer! Not sure why it took me so long to figure it

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9 genius ways for the busy mom to multitask

With Bubba being gone for a while for work, I’ve had lots of time to notice, work on, perfect, or completely re-vamp my routine. It’s amazing how focused you get when all your backup leaves. It’s actually been (as many readers said it would be) empowering to see what I’m capable of when I’m forced

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Handy Hair Bag (never have raggedy-looking kids again!)

I believe in getting myself and my kids “ready” for the day, every day. My mom was a great example of this to me. Even if it was 4pm and she had been out weeding all day, she would shower, do her hair, and get ready – even if she had no plans to leave

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September: Focus on Learning…summer hiatus is officially OVER!!

I feel like I’ve just woken up from a 3 month nap, stretched for the first time in ages, popped the creaks out of my bones, and am ready. to. PARTY. As it happens every year, I get restless in the summer and take my annual summer hiatus to kick off the old routine and

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Reuse pool noodles…in your BOOTS!

As you can see by the above picture… …my name is Jordan and I have a boot problem. Sure, I have bazillions of them (all bought for a great price, of course – see below for deets), but the real problem is that they are SO DARN HARD TO STORE! I finally found a fabulous

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3 spring cleaning tricks (that keep your home clean all year!)

I recently guest-posted for my good friends at The Crafting Chicks. I’ve been completely neglecting y’all because I’m at a blog conference this week (yikes! sorry!) so I thought I’d share this post here too to help keep you going strong with Focus on Organization month. It’s 3 simple things I do to get, and

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“What can I do when my rebate expires?” [Q&A Monday]

I get SO MANY amazing questions from you amazing readers. I do my best to answer them one by one, but it’s just not physically possible any more. I thought it was time to start answering them publicly again, to help as many people as possible! I am now introducing… Q&A MONDAY! Got a question?

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