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10 Simple Ways to Get Your Family More Organised

10 Simple Ways to Get Your Family More Organised

If you are anything like me, you are constantly looking for fresh ideas for keeping your family, home and routines as organised as possible, so today I have pulled together a collection of 10 simple ideas for getting your family more organised - some of which work well for our family and others that … [Read more...]

5 Organising Tips and Tricks For a Happier Home – and You

5 Organising Tips and Tricks For a Happier Home

Today I welcome Katrina Springer from The Organised Housewife with 5 fabulous suggestions for getting your home (and life!) organised. Having my twins all those years ago I struggled to keep my home clean and organised. Being that I had two little babies to care for there came a point that I … [Read more...]

Best of 2014: Top Ideas for Family Homes

Sharing Our Best Family Home Ideas for 2014

I can hardly believe that it is nearly the end of 2014, the time that I traditionally share lists of the most popular posts on the blog for the year, and today I am starting with our best ideas related to family homes (though somehow a few less literal popular 'home' posts snuck into this … [Read more...]

1 Storage Rack = 8 Playful Storage Solutions

Kid's playroom a complete mess? Check out this handy storage idea - one rack, eight playful solutions

A hanging shoe rack with clear plastic pockets can provide a handy playroom storage solution, especially when space is at a premium. Easily adaptable to suit all sorts of playful toys and resources, here are eight suggestions that might just suit the kids who play in your home. 1. Art Supplies … [Read more...]

Mum 2 Mum: How do you control the paper clutter???

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A true sign that I am well and truly pregnant was the spontaneous urge to spring clean at 10pm that occurred earlier this week. All of a sudden the clutter was driving me crazy and I just wanted it gone!  (I literally was telling Dad 101 to 'Throw it in the bin," every time the poor man asked me … [Read more...]

Creating Children’s Spaces in Every Corner of Your Home

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This post is by regular contributor Tricia Hogbin of Little Eco Footprints. We don’t have a single dedicated play space in our home. I prefer having little child-sized play spaces scattered throughout and aim to create a home where spaces appeal to adults and children alike. Sharing spaces make … [Read more...]

How Often Do You Clean?

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I recently read this post by Jamie of Steady Mom and Simple Homeschool, A Day in the Life of a Once A Month Cleaner*, and was fascinated by the idea of only having to only deep clean ONCE A MONTH. I could just imagine the lightness of that ongoing guilt that comes every time I find myself doing … [Read more...]

Family Organisation Tips from Nicole Avery of Planning With Kids

Planning with Kids Front Cover Full

Today I welcome talented blogger and recently published author, Nicole Avery of Planning with Kids, to talk to us about her new book and her top tips for being organised at home as a family. Be sure to read on for details of an exciting opportunity to ask Nicole your very own questions and the … [Read more...]