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“DR. KOST”... Helping You Gain Productivity In Your Decluttering Process

I think we are all in search of some way or another to get more energy, especially those of us who have children. We want to be productive people so that we even have time and energy to spare. That would be so great wouldn't it? Well, it can happen, in the ...

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“D.R. K.O.S.T.”... What Does This Acronym Mean?

How Can It Help Me Get Decluttered? “D.R.K.O.S.T.” will give you a clear plan and keep you focused while sorting through your clutter. It gives you six clear options or categories to divide your items into. D -Donate R -Relocate K -Keep O -Others Belongings S -Sell T -Trash / Recycling D.R.K.O.S.T. also goes a step further ...

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Sorting is a Key When Decluttering

The sorting process is key to becoming organized. It is essentially the starting point to regain your family and your focus in life. In the process of thinking through what you want to keep in your home,or what you can give up and really live better without it, helps in all ...

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3 Ways Clutter Can Benefit You?

3 Ways Clutter Can Benefit You?

So often, when we think of getting organized we automatically want to run out to the store and buy the latest and cutest containers and colorful labels to put on those containers. However, in order for you to truly become organized and maintain that organization, you have to declutter your ...

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Is Your Home Cluttered?

Is Your Home Cluttered?

We usually take a look at those gorgeous photos found in catalogs or on TV. and wish that our homes looked just like those do. Well, I'm here to tell you that unless you find a genie in a bottle it's just not going to happen. I have all the proof for ...

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3 Easy Steps to Start Decluttering Your Home Today:  Step #3… Put it Where it Belongs

3 Easy Steps to Start Decluttering Your Home Today: Step #3... Put it Where it Belongs

Have you ever picked something up and wondered to yourself how did this get in here? Actually just tonight right before I sat down to write, I had one of those moments, well actually my husband did and we both got a great laugh out of it. Earlier today my husband gave ...

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3 Easy Steps to Start Decluttering Your Home Today: Step #2… Decide

3 Easy Steps to Start Decluttering Your Home Today: Step #2... Decide

Now this step will be a little more difficult as most decisions are, but not at all impossible to accomplish, so get that thought out of your head before it plants itself there permanently. This step is what will keep most people from becoming decluttered, but really shouldn't because it's not ...

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3 Easy Steps to Start Decluttering Your Home Today: Step #1… Pick It Up

3 Easy Steps to Start Decluttering Your Home Today: Step #1... Pick It Up

What are some motivational reasons for wanting to pick things up to begin with? - That item causes you to be frustrated - That item doesn't belong there. - You don't want that item any more. - That item may need to be fixed. - You use that item in another room completely. - That item ...

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3 Easy Steps to Start Decluttering Your Home Today

3 Easy Steps to Start Decluttering Your Home Today

In my experience in decluttering my own home the “what” has always been easier than the “how.” In one way or another I always knew “what” needed to be decluttered. Whether it was by the kid's toys overflowing in the hallways, stacks of mail taking up any given counter, or not ...

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How to Have a More Focused Day

How to Have a More Focused Day

Being a stay at home mom usually requires a lot of attention on lots of different things throughout your day. You have breakfast, lunch, dinner, laundry, practices, schooling, playtime, cuts and scrapes to mend, fights to break up, toys to share... my goodness if I don't stop now I won't get ...

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7 Tips to Keep You Organized Everyday

As moms, we all have those busy schedules that take us here or there that keep us busy doing and caring for our families.

On some days we often feel as if we need to have as many arms as an octopus just to complete those daily tasks and even then we feel as though we still would not get everything done.

So why do we try to do everything ourselves? Doesn’t that seem like a huge load?

It seems impossible to do because it is actually impossible to do.

We can not and should not try to do everything ourselves, it just doesn’t work that way.

But if we aren’t doing it all how is anything/everything going to get done?

Decluttering and getting organized takes work it’s not just a one time thing, it has to be worked on everyday by everyone that is apart of your family.

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Reuse Those Old Binders- Money $aving Tips

When getting things organized in your home… you may turn to making binders for different areas such as taxes, bills, medical info, chore charts, contact info, receipts, coupons, goals… okay, so the list goes on and on.

So if you are the type of person that is either just starting to use binders or are continuing using them for organizing your home you probably already know that binders and binder fillers can be really expensive when you start adding it all up.

As a wife and mother of five, I try every possible way to save money. So watch the video on how I have learned to save money and put together binders that help keep me and my family a little more organized.

Do you have ways that you save money when getting your home organized?

I would love to hear them, just leave a comment below.

You could also come join me on facebook, twitter, or pinterest.

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Wash Less Dishes Today! – Money $aving Tips

Have you ever ended your overly exhausting day, just to turn around in your kitchen and find piles of dishes waiting for you?

I think we all at some point or another wish we had a little less dishes to do.

Well then, let’s wash less dishes today!

Yeah, I know it seems impossible to do, especially if you have children. You know where you can’t go through a meal without someone dropping a fork or spoon, spilling a drink, or better yet when the whole plate hits the floor!

I think that’s just to keep all of us moms out there in a daily exercise routine of bend, pick up…bend, pick up…bend, pick up…one more time bend, pick up. Meanwhile the children are laughing and we are sweating.

Okay, so this is how I cut down on dishes in my home.

Coffee Filters

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5 Costs of Procrastination

How long will you put it off?

Those projects that you don’t want to do, those people you don’t want to face, or the over exhausting energy that it’s going to take to complete a project, all contribute greatly to procrastination.

But really how bad can scrubbing the toilet be?

It’s not like the toilet germ monster is going to come out with a mighty plunger in his hand waiting to fight you.

(Do you want to see the toilet monster in action? Then click the video below. Beware you could laugh your head off.)

With each day, minute, hour, or second that passes you by you could just be saying to yourself “I can do this because it’s not as bad as it seems”.

Don’t waste any more time procrastinating.
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Running Late? 5 Easy Tips to Decrease Daily Stress


Oh no, you hit the snooze button one too many times this morning and now… YOUR RUNNING LATE!

Not only do you have to get yourself ready but  you also have to get your kids dressed, fed, and ready to face the day ahead of you.

It just so happens that today is extra busy, between cooking, cleaning, kid’s school work, your own work… your “To Do List” can and does go on forever.

Okay, so it’s really just a typical day but none the less it’s still a really busy day.

Rushing around frantically with stress getting ready to hit it’s peek, your faced with one of your children running to you with tears in their eyes, saying they have spilt their bowl of cereal all over the table and floor.

All right now your stressed beyond your limit. You feel as though you are going to lose your cool.

As you start mopping milk and cheerios up off the floor you might start asking yourself , “Why does this always happen when I am running out of time”?

And because your late you react in a way that is filled with anger probably towards your children, the situation, or by this time your mad at yourself because you got up too late.

You may start yelling, huffing, or saying things you wouldn’t normally say.

Why are you in this situation?

It’s just because you were running late.

The time it took to do things just wasn’t planned out very well or you accidentally overslept. (Which happens to all of us now and again.)

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“Sale Items” or “Free Stuff” Can it Cause Clutter?

Just because it’s free doesn’t mean you need to take it!

I love to find deals where things are on sale or better yet when they are free!!  But just because it has the big word “free” on it doesn’t always mean that you need to take those items.
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6 Easy Tips for an Organized Kitchen

Do your kids want to bake? How about paint? Do you like cooking or playing games?  The kitchen can be one of the best rooms in your home and usable for almost any activity such as game night, parties (of all ages), baking, reading, art, playing with toys, and romantic evenings.  The list can go on and on.  So if you want to truly get all the potential that an organized kitchen has to offer, here are some great ways to get started.

6 Easy to do Tips for an Organized Kitchen

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A Great Tool to “Organize Your Time”

“Organize Your Time” with this Time Tracker Mini

How many times do you hear throughout your day “Mom, how much more time is there?” It usually doesn’t matter what they are timing or what they are waiting for they want to know how much more time they have.
Well now you can save your breath and use this Time Tracker Mini to do all the work for you. Sounds great, right moms!

Check out this great colorful light up timer!!!

We purchased this timer for our children’s schooling. The kids think the light up part is so cool and love to use it. Since it lights up you can easily play timed hide and seek in the dark or you can even time naps or quiet time, how cool is that.
Let me know how it works for you or just any comments that you would like to share about the Time Tracker Mini.
Do you have a timer that you like or one that your kids like using? I would love to hear which one you like using the best.
Just leave a comment below or you can come join me on facebook, twitter, or pinterest.
Talk to you soon!

Turn a Makeup Bag Into a Traveling Art Bag… Money $aving Tips

Click below to see a video of my daughter creating a new use for a makeup bag. She did a great  job!  So don’t be shy, go ahead click it. You may get some great ideas on how to organize your home while $aving Money.

What can you do with your old unused makeup bag?

I would love to hear your ideas and creativity behind $aving Money while organizing your home.

Just leave a comment below.

I’ll talk to you soon!

Fully Stocked Home First Aid Kit, Are You Prepared for Those Scraped Knees?

When you are in the middle of trying to calm or aid your hurt and crying child is not the best time to find out that little Suzie Q just used the last band aid on her dolly last week, your cotton balls were used as an art project two weeks ago, your Q-tips were used for a science project, and as for the antibiotic cream there is just no telling what happen to it.

Have you ever been at this point where your child has hurt themselves in one way or another and you can’t find what you need to aid them?

This past week my son hit his head which caused a cut that needed our attention right away. It was at this point that my husband and I realized that we were not as fully prepared as we would have liked to have been.

I don’t think any parent wants to be in this situation.

Here are some items to help you get your home first aid kit ready when needed.

First Aid Kit Checklist Planner

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