Kidecals Review

KiDecals Product Review

Disclosure: We received complimentary KiDecals products in exchange for posting the following review.  All opinions are 100% ours.  This review was not guided by KiDecals, nor did they provide any suggestions or requirements as to how the review is written. We are really excited to write about a product that we tried recently, Kidecals.  Because we mostly write about methods of simplifying life, this product fit right

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Playroom Organization

Like most houses with young children, there never seems to be a never-ending supply of toys.  It’s always a challenge to get them organized because there is just so much stuff.  One tip is to start applying your own rules for my kids possessions.  If you follow a minimalist type thinking, buy only something if it fits into one of the following categories:

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Top 20 Sites like Pinterest to Love

If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance that you’re borderline addicted to Pinterest.  We have noticed that the majority of the traffic to our site comes from Pinterest, which makes sense because we spend a lot of time over there!  Since it became so popular, there have been a lot of Pinterest spin-off sites. After looking through quite a few of

Organizing Hair Bows

Organizing Girls Hair Accessories

Organizing little girls hair accessories can be a bit maddening especially since they aren’t too organized themselves.  You can take a few simple steps to get everything in place.  This can clear up a lot of clutter on her dresser and make all of her hair accessories much easier to find.  Your daughter will love the new system also – every

Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring Cleaning Tips and How to Avoid Spring Cleaning

Every time we spring clean our homes we say what everybody says: ”I’m never going to let my house get this way again!”  Here are a few tips and ideas to help make our spring cleaning less frustrating and more effective: Minimalism: The majority of  spring cleaning time is spent clearing out items to throw out, move to storage, donate, or hand down. 

Easy menu board and meal planner

I, like all of you, see so many cute menu boards for meal planning on Pinterest and on blogs.  My initial thought is “how cute!”, followed quickly by “I don’t think I could ever replicate that!”.  Unfortunately I inherited the ideas gene, but not the crafty gene, so I have to stick to very simple DIY projects.  While making the

Easy pour everything

When I was baking the other day I wondered why salt comes in an easy-to-pour container, but nothing else does. Someday I’m sure this will change, but until then, I decided to make my own. You can use this for sugar, spices, flour, baking soda, or any other “granular” ingredient. This makes it easier to pour into measuring cups. It’s

Conquer your closet clutter

There’s a scene in the first Sex and the City movie where Carrie and Big find their dream apartment.  Amongst all of the 200 square-foot shoeboxes in New York City, this apartment has a terrace, wood floors, huge windows, and never-ending space.  Carrie is sold on the apartment until she sees it: the teeny, tiny, holds-two-purses closet. This is exactly

Keeping a family file

A family file is the home’s best defense against paper clutter.  Usually clutter is a result of items that don’t have a place – a family file provides this much needed place.  It’s important to keep the file, weed it out frequently (about once a week), and get in the habit of using it.  Please note that the Family File

Woo hoo laundry

I hate that I’m writing an entire post on the laundry process, and even more, that I’ve been excited to write about this for a while now.  But, I’m pretty sure I’ve perfected the laundry process.  I hope you can pick up some tips that will simplify this dreaded chore. One of the best laundry inventions is the laundry separator.