Helpful Hump-day Hints – Makeup Organization

Today's Helpful Hump-day Hint will hopefully help you with organizing your makeup. I love my Orla Kiely by Target makeup bag. It's the perfect size to throw in a purse. It's not too bulky, but can still hold all of the essentials. When I don't carry it with me, it stays in a bin in … Continue reading Helpful Hump-day Hints – Makeup Organization

Helpful Hump-Day Hints – Buying Toy Collections

Some of you with a good eye saw there was something else in my purse that I didn't describe in this week's Practical Packing post. That's because I was saving it for now. Today's Helpful Hump-Day Hint will help you remember what toys your kids already have when you are out trying to buy gifts. In today's toy world everything … Continue reading Helpful Hump-Day Hints – Buying Toy Collections

Planning Ahead. 8 Tips to Make Your Week Less Stressful

We have all done it at some point.  Running around Monday morning, throwing lunches in bags, searching for something to wear, organizing backpacks, dashing out of the house only to find the gas tank almost on E, and speeding so we won't get to work late. Of course the last minute lunch you packed in awful, … Continue reading Planning Ahead. 8 Tips to Make Your Week Less Stressful

Using Kitchen Items to Organize Your Life

Inspired by an article I read in HGTV Magazine's March issue, today's Helpful Hump-day Hints show how I use everyday kitchen items to organize my life. I'll start with the most obvious - coffee mugs.  I have a ton of coffee mugs (it is the go-to teacher gift, people must think we love telling ourselves … Continue reading Using Kitchen Items to Organize Your Life

Helpful Hump-day Hints – Tax Season

Tax time is upon us.  My husband works freelance and he has multiple employers. Some are W-2 type jobs, others are 1099s. We need to keep all the forms organized as they start arriving in the mail in January.  We go back through our google calendar for the previous year and make a list of all the … Continue reading Helpful Hump-day Hints – Tax Season