Posts Tagged ‘kids’

How to Get Thank You Notes Done

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

The Christmas season is approaching (or is already here according to Target)…time for parties, decorating, gift giving. It’s one of my favorite times of the year. After all that fun, thank you notes often follow. Ugh. Thank you notes aren’t my strong point; I have the hardest time getting them out. When I run into a task that I never seem to complete, I try to simplify it and increase my chances of success. Here’s how I’ve tried to make thank you notes easy so they actually get done.

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Surviving Full Blown Reno

Friday, June 10th, 2016

We are in full-blown remodel mode!

The Chaos

  • Returning from a trip to a house with no kitchen
  • Adjusting TJ and X-man to the new home layout
  • Messy, messy rooms

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Time to Work

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

I found a nanny for Lil’ TJ a month ago, so I had time to start my business in Houston (and have a little bit of time without any kids – yeah!). This also meant I needed to work on my office. It was not a place conducive to working… (more…)

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Playroom Fun

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

A couple months ago, our playroom was driving J and I a little crazy. It just didn’t look like we wanted it to – everything felt like it was gathering in one area of the room. Another issue was there wasn’t a clear home for the toys. If there was free space, any toy could go there. It felt like I had to decide where to put things each time we picked-up the room. Yuck. (more…)

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Just a Little Decorating

Sunday, June 14th, 2015

It may not technically qualify as “organizing”, but decorating is definitely part of making a house feel like home. This weekend I didn’t get much organizing done, but I did do a little bit of decorating.

We now have the pictures on the wall (not counting X-man’s artwork from school). It was a three day process between Lil’ TJ wanting attention and my mis-measurements, but I finally got pictures hung in Lil’ TJ’s room today. (more…)

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