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8 Weeks to a Less Cluttered Homeby  

Do you own your stuff or does your stuff own you? Several years ago, my husband and I discovered that the clutter in our homes was eating away at our peace and enjoyment. It distracted us, made us grumpy, created... Read More

How Many Clothes Do Kids Really Need?by  

By many people's standards, I suppose my children don't have that many clothes. I certainly don't spend a lot of money buying clothes, and we sometimes have lean seasons where we run a bit low on boy's shorts or wish... Read More

Why This Pen and Paper Gal is Turning to Digital Organization (A Review of the New ListPlanIt)by  

One of my favorite ways to stay organized has just gotten even better. I've been using ListPlanIt's printable lists and organizational pages in my homemaking binder, menu plans on my fridge, shopping lists tucked into my purse, and anywhere else... Read More

Managing Your Wardrobe: Pregnancy, Post-Partum and All Those Sizes in Betweenby  

I don't know about you, but as I've been having babies these past 8 years, managing my wardrobe and all of the various sizes it includes has become more challenging. Today, I'm over at Simple Mom, sharing my recent closet... Read More

When Less Really is Moreby  

Last week, we turned our house upside down. Almost literally. In a matter of one morning, we uprooted everything in our family room (which housed all of our children's toys, DVDs, some books and random other things), our entire downstairs... Read More

Getting Back Into a Routine When You’ve Gotten Off Trackby  

Here's how it usually happens: We go through a busy or hard season of life and I get off track of my usual routines, become disorganized, and things feel generally chaotic. So, I spend time putting together an elaborate routine,... Read More

Lists for Homemaking and Home Educating (And a Giveaway!)by  

*Giveaway has now ended* As I take some downtime this winter to recover and allow my body some time to heal, I am also contemplating my schedule for the upcoming months. One of my major goals has been to clear... Read More

Cook More Real Food: Take Inventory of Your Freezerby  

Welcome back for the second part of the Cook More Real Food event! It's so great to see so many people joining in, through the Facebook event page and also just through the comments. I've noticed a number of people... Read More

Cook More Real Food: Take Inventory of Your Pantryby  

Wondering what Cook More Real Food is all about? Learn more about this event that's taking place here at Keeper of the Home over the course of the next several weeks! For those on Facebook, join over 185 other women... Read More

Overcoming Scheduling Challenges: Bringing More Peace to my Dayby  

Image by Andreanna Moya Flexibility. It is one of  the great skills that I have come to realize are a necessity for mothering. Learning to go with the flow and figure out what to do as each new season of... Read More

Organization in the Real Food Kitchen: Making Room for Bulk Storageby  

When you think of storing bulk food, what comes to mind? Do you wonder where you will ever keep it? Do you dismiss the idea because your kitchen storage is already on the small side? Do you envision hefty, 25... Read More

Organization in the Real Food Kitchen: Knowing and Using What’s in Your Freezerby  

Today's post is written by my friend Nola, who happens to currently have a more organized freezer than I do! I asked for tips for freezer organization a while back and Nola had sent me enough good stuff to make... Read More

Organization in the Real Food Kitchen: Planning to Make Food Preparation Happenby  

**Have you been enjoying this series on Organization in the Real Food Kitchen? Catch up on any posts that you may have missed in my Getting Organized category.** Image by shannahsin In the days before I began cooking real, traditional,... Read More

Your Turn to Get Organized with a Meal ePlanner!by  

As requested, here are the closeups of some of the pages from my homemaking binder. [caption id="attachment_2680" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="My 21 Favorite Meals (well, 22)"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_2681" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="My monthly cleaning schedule"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_2682" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="My newest daily... Read More

Creating a Homemaking Binderby  

**We're just back from Seattle after what has been a crazy week and a half! My blog schedule for January is now a bit off and I need to reassess it, but I will continue to putter along on my... Read More

Organization in the Real Food Kitchen: Favorite Recipes Listsby  

My poor hubby. He really dislikes piles, and yet he married a gal who's just a little bit "out of sight, out of mind". Thus, I'm a piler. All through the Christmas holidays, there was one particular pile that continued... Read More

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