Traveling

We rented a beautiful, big vacation home. You can too!

June 6, 2017

If you like to travel, you probably have already heard of it. But, just in case you haven’t… We love to use Air BnB. Air BnB lists homes for short term use. You have an option to stay in a whole home or rent a room. Below I have a $40 travel credit for you […]

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Traveling

My favorite way to prep for a big vacation, 10 days out.

June 5, 2017

My favorite way to prep for a big vacation is spaced out over 10 days. If you try to cram it all the day before, its way too much. Pretty sure I’ve learned this the hard way. And maybe you have too!  For clarification, many of these tasks are just a small part of your […]

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Homekeeping

Hire it: Done.

June 2, 2017

Some people struggle with starting. Some people struggle with finishing. I think at different times in life, I’ve been both. Maybe¬†it even changes from day to day. So, this is what I’ve been thinking about. I’m a doer. I’m not Type A, but I call myself a “Type-A” wannabe. But, I didn’t use to be […]

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Traveling

Kids vacation clothes

June 1, 2017

My girls are the girliest. We play fashion show and “shopping in my closet” all the time. When they were little, I would write with a sharpie the day of the week: “Monday” or “Tuesday” and put an outfit, panties, hair bow, socks in one gallon ziploc bag. When on vacation, I pull out the […]

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Homekeeping | One Busy Mom's Thoughts On...

For anyone *wishing you could hire home help* but just can’t.

June 1, 2017

It’s hard, so so hard when you need so much help around your house but just can’t hire it. You probably need a break or just a change of scenery…and desperately so! I’ve been there. On really long days at home especially when I had tiny toddlers and babies, I was always looking for ways […]

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Homekeeping | One Busy Mom's Thoughts On...

Hire some help! My thoughts on what a housekeeper can and can’t do.

May 31, 2017

If you hire help, that’s great. It’s a luxury no doubt. Whether you can afford it or determine to make room in your budget, I think everyone needs help at one point or another. I can think of weeks here and there where a housekeeper saved us. Hello, Postpartum! I haven’t used a housekeeper in […]

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