It seems that keeping a clean house (especially with toddlers, tweens, teens and every age in between) takes quite a bit of time and energy for many of us. The only problem is that the time is usually never enough, so the only thing we can do is to find useful tricks that will allow us to take care of our cleaning chores promptly and effectively. The good organisation is of main importance, in case we truly want to maintain our properties in good condition.
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Our Summer Family Cookout is the highlight of my summer entertaining. Each July, my family hosts my DIVA crew and our families at our home. 5 DIVAs, our Significant Others, and up to 16 children –
Recently an old friend asked me what were some things she should think about and do before getting married. She thinks her long-term boyfriend is preparing to ask THE question. Her biggest fear is not a lack of trust or love – it is a lack of positive relationship role models in her life. She comes from a family that has a history of divorces, settling, adulterous relationships and just plain unhappy couples.
While I do not consider myself a “veteran”
Honestly, I stumbled across making this cheesy broccoli and rice casserole by accident a few years ago.
We were having a potluck at work and I had to bring something other than soda or iced tea.
I was trying to make a broccoli and cheese casserole and misread the instructions. No idea how that happened, but eh, it worked and was a hit.
It’s become one of my family’s favorites and I’ve made adjustments to it as I got more comfortable in the kitchen.
Parenting is hard nowadays. Kids as young as four beg their parents for a cell phone. By the time middle school hits, they’re devastated that most of their friends already have one and they don’t. If the time has come and you’re giving into the kid cell phone epidemic, prepare to set some rules to keep your child safe.
Rule #1: Do not send any text or images you wouldn’t want your parents to see.
Let’s be honest.
How many people love rules?
But the thing is, if you’re serious about home organization, then there are some specific rules you’ll want to follow.
You’ll see how much easier organization will be by taking the following simple steps. How do I know? Because this is an area that I’ve struggled in for YEARS and as I’ve simplified my life and really honed in on being more organized,
Exercising as a family is definitely something we need to work on. I’ll be honest, Divas, many of our days are packed with indoor activities that include video games, television and the Internet. One of our 2015 goals as a family is to become more active and improve our overall health.