Category Archives: organizing

Just Right

As I have mentioned before, I’ve spent years now working on simplifying my home and clearing out unneeded items. Marie Kondo says that when you reach your ‘just right’ zone of organization and simplification you’ll know, that you’ll feel it. … Continue reading

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Bigger Clothes Box

In our storage closet we keep a bin with clothes that have been given to us that are currently too big for River. Each time we need new clothes for her we look through this box first. It is stocked … Continue reading

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River’s Art Cabinet

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Hope Chest So Far

Here are the contents of my step daughter’s hope chest to date. She’s got one more year at home, so her focus and ours is preparing her for the next step in life. I am excited for her and so … Continue reading

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Letting Go

River Rain has been taking more control of her bedroom. She has recently insisted that she wants to tend to her dresser drawers herself. And since I often ask her to put away her own laundry, and since she always … Continue reading

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You Never Know

River has caught the organizing bug. We’ve been doing a lot of it over the past few years and she’s seen me tackle many areas of our house. Lately we’ve watched a few episodes of Marie Kondo’s Tidying Up on … Continue reading

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Continuing Simplifying

Still Simplfying

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Hand Crafted File Folders

Goodness have I been living lately. Volunteering for three causes, canning up the season’s harvest, caring for all of our animals, sewing homemade clothing, and of course mothering and caring for a home and family. Sorry to be out of … Continue reading

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Fewer Dishes

Over the past few months I’ve given away many of my dishes in an attempt to simplify. Getting down to basics helps to reduce that massive pile of dirty dishes to the left of the sink. The fewer dishes you … Continue reading

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A Little List

Being a mom at home, there is so much to do. Some people may picture it being easy, and for sure there are days when it is relaxing, but I wear so many hats, and do so many different tasks, … Continue reading

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