Home Organization (DIY Toy Labels)

Home Organization (DIY Toy Labels)

Try as I might not to overwhelm my young son with too many presents at Christmas, he has extended family- you know who you are, ahem, GRANDPARENTS, who love to spoil the little guy.  They give in love and are just delighted to be able to give.

This Christmas, my son slept until 8:30 (he normally gets up around 7), leaving two very anxious parents sitting on the couch waiting for him to wake up and see what Santa brought.

When he finally woke up, he spent over an hour playing with his new train . .

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Getting Organized for Back to School (Household Calendar)

Getting Organized for Back to School (Household Calendar)

As I sit down on Monday night to write this post, I’m relaxed from a long weekend and energized about a productive day earlier today.  James is clean and sleeping, the fridge is stocked with healthy food, the house is clean, laundry is folded and put away, the backpack and lunch are packed, and we await the “first day of school” tomorrow.  He’s got a new pair of tennis shoes and a few new shirts, but we’ll wait until it gets cooler to buy more clothes.

James goes to a wonderful preschool part-time.  I had a hard time calling it “school”

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Dinner: A Love Story (Dinner Planning & Organization)

Dinner: A Love Story (Dinner Planning & Organization)

I need all the help I can get with my goal of making healthy family dinners at home.  About two weeks ago, I found a HUGE help in the form of a new book (and new-to-me blog), Dinner, A Love Story.

I hadn’t heard of either until I was browsing one of my favorite sections of the bookstore, the Cooking section.  The cover of the book got my attention, but what kept me reading further was the description on the back about the author and her husband:


Jenny Rosenstrach,

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