Lovin’ These Links

Happy Monday, guys.  I kicked my week off in true Eckersley style by waking up late and dropping my kids at the school doors well after the tardy bell.  At least is was for a good cause (and by good I mean completely self-serving).  I was up late into the night working on an all new version MeckMom.com.  I can’t wait to show it to you.  My handsome husband and I are still working out...
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Make Sunday Mornings Easier with this Simple Trick

I hope you all had a fabulous Halloween.  My kids scored their biggest candy stash ever with the help of their determined Dad and Uncle.  My little Medusa, Indiana Jones, Miss Universe, Iron Man and Lumber Jack were out until 9 at night scouring the neighborhoods for king size candy bars.  They couldn’t have had more fun if they had tried. Today’s tip comes from many years of...
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Tackling Laundry Mini-Tip 4

For some mysterious reason, mini-tip number 3 has disappeared from the home page.  It shows up in the archives, it shows up in the search but won’t show on the home page where it belongs.  After trouble-shooting unsuccessfully for the last 30 minutes, I’ve decided to admit defeat and just post the link for you.  WordPress: 1, Maria: 0.  Dang it, I hate losing to...
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Talk To Me Tuesday: Clutter Busting – Campus Quilt Giveaway

My husband and I agree on almost everything – restaurants, movies, music, politics – you name it and we generally see eye to eye. When it comes to clutter, however, we’re just not on the same page. I’m a compulsive purger by nature. My husband, on the other hand, loves to hang on to everything. He has trunks full of old college text books, containers of miscellaneous...
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My Favorite Wrapping Paper Organizer

Thanks for the birthday wishes, everyone.  My fabulous husband knows me well.  Among other things, he gave me a clean house, a delicious meal, and a big bunch of blog comments for my birthday – three things that make me really happy. When it comes to Christmas, most professional organizers recommend setting up a wrapping station – some little corner of your house that can be devoted...
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