Keep Top-Rack Dishes in their Place with this Easy Trick

If you’ve got little kids, chances are you’ve got a lot of plastic dishes, sippy cups and bottles. As cute and handy as they are, they have this annoying little habit…they love to flip over in the dishwasher. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve pulled out my top-rack to find a bunch of cups and bowls that look like this. Gross. I hate getting splashed with the...
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Lovin’ These Links – Monday’s Facebook Recap

Sorry I was a little MIA last week. It was the last week of school for my kids so each and every minute was consumed with school stuff and my girls’ annual ‘School’s Out Semi-Sleepover’ (more on that soon). I promise to be more on the ball this week. It’s Monday again. Time for a recap of a few fabulous ideas from around the web. All of these sites were featured on...
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Tackling Laundry Mini-Tip 2

Laundry Tackling Tip 2: Get the Right Equipment You’ll spend countless hours of your life lugging, sorting, and folding laundry.  So why not get supplies that make the job a little easier?  These smart, stacking laundry baskets are among my favorites.  I usually fold laundry on the kitchen table or my bed but I hate constantly bending over to reach the clothes.  These cool baskets from...
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Tackling Laundry Mini-Tip 1

If there’s one tedious task that we all have in common it’s probably laundry. Regardless of how much laundry you grapple with each week chances are you’d love to get it done faster and with a little less effort.  So, I thought I’d share a few helpful tips and simple strategies that make managing laundry for my family of seven a little easier.  As I mentioned on Monday,...
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4 Ideas for Easier Easter Egg Dyeing

To me, coloring Easter eggs is like crafting with glitter – the end result is lovely but the process is a big mess.  Since cutting out this colorful tradition isn’t really an option (my kids love it too much), I came up with a few simple strategies to make the egg dyeing process a little easier and the clean-up a lot quicker. 1.  Cover Your Bases Newspaper and paper towels can only...
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