Home Organization Archive
It began innocently enough – two moms sharing the woes of spice cupboards-you know, the ones whose little glass bottles immediately spill over when one is looking for that last illusive ingredient for supper at six and
My husband was reading his Twitter feed one afternoon a couple of months ago and said, “There’s a neat calendar app that just came out. It’s on sale for $3.99, and I think you’ll like it.” Being
A mom friend told me that she is sick of the mountains of laundry, and she asked me to share my laundry system as well as any tips and tricks. Here is my response: Two years ago,
Exhausted, frazzled, irritable, chaotic and grumpy are common adjectives in my mom-world. Just ask my hubby. The usual case of super mom just not being able to be super is my daily struggle. Being at home all
One of my near occasions of sin, is housecleaning. I hate it. I’m not good at it, and with ten children, short of winning the lottery, it will be a daily demand of my life. It’s not
I often get questioned about how to begin living a “green” or “alternative” lifestyle. Occasionally, I meet moms who want to change one or two things in their homes such as finding safe, non-toxic cleaners for their
1. First of all, feed the soul. Encourage your family to make a morning offering with their breakfast grace if they don’t already do this on their own when getting out of bed. This prayer could be
Laura Nelson shares that this is the perfect time of year to clean out closets, file cabinets, garages, attics, and junk drawers and help make your home a simpler, more peaceful place.
Last week, I shared with you a terrific idea for a Mailbox Advent Wreath, shared by our reader Celine. This week, I was thrilled to receive yet another amazing set of images of a beautiful outdoor Advent
A huge thank you to Celine McCoy for sharing her amazingly creative (and yet easy and affordable) ideas for home Advent decorations. In this wonderful PDF file, Celine shares her directions for creating home made Advent banners
As much as moms work to focus on celebrating Christmas as Catholics, consumerism abounds in our culture. Most families have been busy buying, wrapping, and sending gifts and driving themselves crazy. Let’s see if I can simplify
Clean your bathroom today and have a clean bathroom for the rest of the day, but teach your children to clean the bathroom and have a clean bathroom for the rest of their years at home. .
Editor’s note: Today, with great joy we welcome Nancy Nemitz to our CatholicMom.com family of contributors. Nancy is a professional organizer, a mom who homeschooled her children, and an active force in consulting to families and organizations
Every which way I turn, every nook, every cranny in my home I find clothes. Socks here, underwear there, shirts up high, shorts to and fro. It’s the never ending maze of clothes. Dirty, but not in
Talking about Shopper (and my compulsion to be ultra-organized about grocery shopping) reminded me of one of my other compulsions: making a menu plan for dinners. A long time ago, I tried out FlyLady to help organize