Tip Tuesday – Getting Veggies Down Your Kids

Tip Tuesday – Getting Veggies Down Your Kids

Hi friends! Well, we had a really dramatic weekend.  My youngest son came down with appendicitis and ended up in surgery on Friday.  As some of you may know, appendicitis comes on pretty quickly and is really painful.  It's an infection in the appendix...

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Egg Tooth Hatching and Helicopter Parenting

My youngest son came running in recently to show me a fragile finding that he had rescued from the yard.  He was cradling the pieces of a robin's egg broken in half.  Did the baby bird make it? Later, I was listening to a podcast and the speaker told a story of how...

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5 Ways To Reset Your Family’s Body Clock

5 Ways To Reset Your Family’s Body Clock

  Our summertime schedule looks more like we are on European time zone since my kids have been waking up at 11 am and staying up until midnight with the summer freedom to sleep late. So, how do we get over the incredible shock to the system of getting up early...

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Get Your Summer On: Helping Kids Make a Plan

Get Your Summer On: Helping Kids Make a Plan

I can smell summer coming on and I can hardly wait! Mmmmm.....if you need to, just stop and stare at this photo so you can really take it in....it's coming. Hang in there. Summer for us usually goes like this, my family sleeps in and loves relaxing together for about...

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Eliminate Decisions: Tip Tuesday

Eliminate Decisions: Tip Tuesday

Hi Friends, on today's Tip Tuesday I wanted to tell you about something I've heard a lot about on different productivity websites.   Eliminating decisions.   I have heard multiple times in multiple ways to....the recommendation to try to eliminate...

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Tip Tuesday – Narrow Your Focus

Tip Tuesday – Narrow Your Focus

I was talking with my sister on the phone yesterday about how we spend our time.  Literally, some days I have so much going on but get so distracted that it's like "IF YOU GIVE A BLONDE A COOKIE!" It can be hard to figure out where to start or which project to...

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Tip Tuesday – Gifts

Tip Tuesday – Gifts

Happy Tuesday friends!  I have a few gifts to pass out this week. Over time my gift wrapping process has changed and gotten easier and I wanted to share it with you. I have this gift closet.... Great storage and well, sometimes it looks great but mostly it looks...

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Tip Tuesday – Switch on Work Mode

Tip Tuesday – Switch on Work Mode

Happy Valentine's Day, Ivy and Sprig Friends!  Tip Tuesday, as I mentioned in last week's post, is a short post with ideas to make your busy day better.   This week, I want to talk with you about getting more focused work done with a few simple...

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What’s For Dinner? Blue Apron Review

What’s For Dinner? Blue Apron Review

I have a new crush....and my new crush makes me feel like Wonder Woman! Blue Apron!  We met a month ago.  Oh, I had heard how wonderful it was from friends but when we were finally introduced in August, I was smitten after one date together.  Want a little help in the...

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How to Be Your Own Personal Assistant

How to Be Your Own Personal Assistant

I have to admit something. Sometimes I have fantasies of having a personal assistant. Someone taking care of all the little things and handing me a file with the words “I took care of .....blank for you and made an appointment for you at blank for Friday, lunch is...

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A Busy Mom’s System for a Clutter-Free Desk

A Busy Mom’s System for a Clutter-Free Desk

Hi everybody!  I was thinking about sharing with you something that truly changed the way I do business at my desk.  Organization does not come naturally to me.  I really have had to learn strategies along the way to help me keep up with calendars, paperwork, and...

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It’s the Little Things, Handsoaps

It’s the Little Things, Handsoaps

I was doing some gardening yesterday and came in to wash my hands and realized that the smell reminded me of some fruit I'd cut that morning.  I'm not a girl who likes muck on the hands for very long so since my day can include a sweaty workout, a pet mess clean up,...

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Eliminate Decisions: Tip Tuesday

Eliminate Decisions: Tip Tuesday

Hi Friends, on today's Tip Tuesday I wanted to tell you about something I've heard a lot about on different productivity websites.   Eliminating decisions.   I have heard multiple times in multiple ways to....the recommendation to try to eliminate...

read more
Tip Tuesday – Narrow Your Focus

Tip Tuesday – Narrow Your Focus

I was talking with my sister on the phone yesterday about how we spend our time.  Literally, some days I have so much going on but get so distracted that it's like "IF YOU GIVE A BLONDE A COOKIE!" It can be hard to figure out where to start or which project to...

read more
Tip Tuesday – Gifts

Tip Tuesday – Gifts

Happy Tuesday friends!  I have a few gifts to pass out this week. Over time my gift wrapping process has changed and gotten easier and I wanted to share it with you. I have this gift closet.... Great storage and well, sometimes it looks great but mostly it looks...

read more
Tip Tuesday – Switch on Work Mode

Tip Tuesday – Switch on Work Mode

Happy Valentine's Day, Ivy and Sprig Friends!  Tip Tuesday, as I mentioned in last week's post, is a short post with ideas to make your busy day better.   This week, I want to talk with you about getting more focused work done with a few simple...

read more
What’s For Dinner? Blue Apron Review

What’s For Dinner? Blue Apron Review

I have a new crush....and my new crush makes me feel like Wonder Woman! Blue Apron!  We met a month ago.  Oh, I had heard how wonderful it was from friends but when we were finally introduced in August, I was smitten after one date together.  Want a little help in the...

read more
How to Be Your Own Personal Assistant

How to Be Your Own Personal Assistant

I have to admit something. Sometimes I have fantasies of having a personal assistant. Someone taking care of all the little things and handing me a file with the words “I took care of .....blank for you and made an appointment for you at blank for Friday, lunch is...

read more
A Busy Mom’s System for a Clutter-Free Desk

A Busy Mom’s System for a Clutter-Free Desk

Hi everybody!  I was thinking about sharing with you something that truly changed the way I do business at my desk.  Organization does not come naturally to me.  I really have had to learn strategies along the way to help me keep up with calendars, paperwork, and...

read more
It’s the Little Things, Handsoaps

It’s the Little Things, Handsoaps

I was doing some gardening yesterday and came in to wash my hands and realized that the smell reminded me of some fruit I'd cut that morning.  I'm not a girl who likes muck on the hands for very long so since my day can include a sweaty workout, a pet mess clean up,...

read more

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