The weekly meeting that could change your life! Sick of feeling like you're always behind? Overwhelmed with all the little stuff that keeps piling up? My husband and I started following this weekly meeting plan, and it has made a huge difference in our family. We're more organized and less stressed. (And our kids are too.) Sample agenda and things to know to start scheduling your own weekly meeting with your spouse.

Why You NEED A Weekly Meeting

With both of us working full time, while also juggling three kids, it can sometimes feel like Even Steven and I see each other approximately two times per week. If we’re lucky. Okay, that might be a slight exaggeration, but you know what I mean. Trying to have a conversation while also trying to sign…

From command centers to tech hacks and even a great way to make sure no one ever misses the bus again, you'll love these five ways to simplify the craziness that is back to school.

5 Ways to Simplify Back to School

Sometimes, when I look at social media, it is clear that I am a total and absolute failure at pretty much everything in life. Seriously. I don’t include notes in my kids’ lunch boxes. I don’t have a laundry system (unless you count barely getting it washed and dried and then having it sit around…

Surprise your friends and celebrate friendship with this #ThatsGold Coca-Cola gift bouquet. Simply spray paint Coca-Cola bottles, fill with the flowers of your choice, and leave as a surprise for a friend. Perfect idea for random acs of kindness! ad

Celebrating Friendship with Coca-Cola

GIVEAWAY ALERT! After reading this post, be sure to scroll to the bottom for a chance to win a Coca-Cola #ThatsGold prize ($385 approximate retail value)! In the world of busy schedules and kids and being an adult, friendship takes work. True friendship takes even more work, but my friend Erin makes it feel easy (and fun!)…

10 Stylish shelves that you can make yourself. Update your space with some DIY shelves. Perfect for your kitchen, office, or anywhere in your home. Such a great and simple idea.

10 Stylish DIY Shelves

I am constantly redecorating my house. You might call it an obsession. Currently, I am focused on my bathroom. I removed everything from the walls,  slapped on a fresh coat of paint, and have been on a mad hunt for shelves. The hunt has turned into a DIY project. Here are some shelves that I have…

I finally decided to get my life together and get my minivan organized. Looking for organization ideas for the car? I'm sharing what works for me (including the cupholders) as well as the supplies I always have on hand for my family. OFFAlwaysOn Partner.

Tips for Organizing Your Car

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of OFF!. The opinions and text are all mine. As a busy mom of three kids, it can sometimes feel like I’m living in my minivan. After spending the last four years of my life shuttling kids to and from the pool, playdates, school and…

Five things you can do right now to start waking up happier (and yes - one of them might include a visit to @IKEAUSA). From bedtimes to wake up times and even what to keep next to your bed, here are five tips to help you sleep better and wake up happier. Partner.

5 Ways to Wake Up Happier

I’m not a morning person, but once I had kids, I quickly realized that I didn’t have a choice. I spent years being downright grumpy and exhausted every morning until I finally decided to make a concerted effort to wake up happier and take control of my mornings. Before I tell you what I did…

15 Ikea Furniture Hacks. DIY your way to a smart, stylish home with these 15 Ikea hacks. Love the organization that just a few tweaks can bring to a space. #10 is a genius idea.

Ikea Hacks: Furniture

I’ve grown to appreciate Ikea furniture over the years. It’s super functional with simple designs, inexpensive, and – if you like puzzles like I do – fun to put together. The best part about the simple style of the furniture is that you can customize it to fit your home and style. Here are 15 hacks that…

Creative ways to organize toys

10 Creative Ways to Organize Toys

My kids have more toys than I care to admit. And while they play with most of them, our toy organization leaves a lot to be desired. Luckily, the internet is full of creative mamas with great ideas to help me organize toys! 10 Creative Ways to Organize Toys 1. This totally blew my mind.…

Want your kids to clean the bathroom - and really get it sparkling? These 6 clean bathroom hacks will have your shower doors sparkling and your kids checking things off their chore list. Great tips and tricks for teaching kids how to clean

6 Hacks For Getting Your Kids To Clean the Bathroom

It’s a well-known joke that moms never get a moment alone in the bathroom, and for good reason; we can pretty much count on having an audience every time we need to shower or pee. If we do manage to get a spare minute in there alone, we’re much more likely to spend it cleaning…