Category: Balancing the Busy

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

In case you have lost track of the days, I am here to tell you that Father’s Day is around the corner! Gotta get those orders in now so his gifts will get here in time! Stores may be starting to open but the shelves are looking pretty empty. I’ve rounded up some fun and …

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I’m Loving Stitch Fix!

I’ve been a Stitch Fix customer for years, but not being able to get out to shop for clothes lately has made them more special than ever. My style, delivered to my door. I send back what I don’t want. So easy! Here’s why I love Stitch Fix. If you just came for the coupon, …

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Homemade Cleaning Wipes

DIY cleaning wipes

Anyone else feel like they are cleaning their house more than usual? I’m wiping door knobs, refrigerator handles and kitchen counters like mad. This DIY recipe for cleaning wipes has made clean-up so much quicker. And it’s so easy! Materials:1 roll of (quality) paper towels1 air tight jar for towels2 cups distilled water1 cup isopropyl …

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The Quarantine Routine

We’ve been safe at home for a month now and it’s clear that home-school is our new normal for the next six weeks. What I’ve learned thus far- we need a routine! The first couple of weeks we tried no routine — sleeping in, school whenever — it was chaos. When we don’t limit screen …

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Seriously People….

Dear Coronavirus, COVID-19, whatever we’re calling you. I am not a fan. I miss long walks down the aisles of TJ Maxx, eating at restaurants without fear of contracting a virus, and I really miss watching my kid play baseball. Sigh. The longer people keep ignoring the quarantine orders, the longer I am stuck at …

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