All About Smart Living Strategies

Meal Plan for Your Sanity

Who should be meal planning? Well, do you plan on eating? Then meal planning is for you! It is that simple.  Seriously, I was raised in a home that every night the conversation seemed to…

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Summer Bucket List

"Can I have Susie over to play?" "Can we go to the zoo?" "When can we watch Batman vs Superman?" "Later, when we aren't so busy." We have all had those conversations because there is…

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Tech Organization Helps

It is almost a new school year and most of us are trying to be more organized this year. So to further that effort, let's talk organization and tools provided free on websites! My biggest…

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Tackling the “Once in a Whiles” Before School Starts

Is it just me or are the "Once in a while" tasks the things you never get to? The things that always hang around in the background haunting you? Maybe that is a bit melodramatic…

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Collage Memo Center

If you are looking for a gift or are just setting up your communications center for the year this collage memo center is a win! Even though we all have planners my kids absolutely having…

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5 Questions to Help Your Students Succeed

They say a little introspection is good for a person, it is an even better practice for a process. A process like homeschooling! At the end of every school year, I meet with each kid…

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Adding Sanity with Systems 3 at a Time

As school activities were wrapping up I looked around the mess I live in and was filled with shame. Shame of all the things I have been meaning to get to for the past 6…

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Christmas Gift Planning

Does Christmas seem to sneak up on you every year? Trust me you are not alone! But, as with most things, there are some strategies that help make Christmas a little more fun, sane and…

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Passing Down Chores in 4 Steps

  There is 1 tradition that happens in families all over the world when seasons change. We hand things down. Yes, the normal family will go through clothes and toys and pass them down to…

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Planning Now for Caring All Year!

Now a days it seems all birthday wishes, happy holidays, or congratulations all seem to happen. That is fine but I know I am not alone when I say I wish I did more! Real…

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