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5 Tips for a Successful (and Quick!) Grocery Shop

Today I'm sharing my top 5 tips to make your next grocery shop an easy and quick experience! From my favorite (meal planning!) to maybe a slightly unexpected way that I make it in and out of the store in about 15 minutes, join me this morning as I discuss all things food shopping!

5 Tips for a Successful (and Quick!) Grocery Shop

Combating Burnout

What happens when, despite your best intentions, burnout finds you? Today I'm discussing 3 ways to combat this feeling of burnout while you're experiencing it. 

Combating Burnout

Monday Communiqué: 07/17/2017

Welcome to another week and a new Monday Communiqué! I hope you had a fabulous weekend and spent a little bit of time relaxing and enjoying some quiet moments! Join me today with a coffee as we look at whats coming up on the blog, some informative (and hilarious!) videos and some podcast love!

Monday Communiqué: 07/17/2017

Weaving Self-Care Into Your Day

Self-care has gotten a lot of attention in the last several months as individuals enter into a new season! Today I'm discussing how you can weave self-care into your daily schedule, instead of feeling like you need to do one big self-care "blow-out!"! 

Weaving Self-Care Into Your Day

My Top 4 Dinner Recipes for Easy Meal Prep!

Today I'm sharing my top 4 favorite dinner recipes that have incredibly easy ingredients that you can prepare in advance! Meal prep saves me at least 30 minutes a day during my week and spending 1 or 2 hours on the weekend preparing food for our dinners has become one of my favorite activies! I hope you enjoy these recipes as much as my family and I do!

My Top 4 Dinner Recipes for Easy Meal Prep!

Monday Communiqué: 06/05/2017

I'm feeling a little more rested and a little more energized after a wonderful weekend with my little family! Join me this morning as we look over whats happening on the blog this week, some motivation and some amazing podcasts and reads!

Monday Communiqué: 06/05/2017

Monday Communiqué: 05/29/2017

Take a couple of minutes out of your morning and join me with a coffee or tea as we take a glimpse about what's happening on the blog this week, some truly amazing videos and dress inspiration!

Monday Communiqué: 05/29/2017

Becoming Organized Part Four: Developing Systems and Routines

In order to become truly organized we must develop systems and routines to help our home and our life run as efficently as possible. In part four of my series "Becoming Organized" I tackle how to identify common household inefficncies, look for solutions that work for you and impliment routnes to keep them working!

Becoming Organized Part Four: Developing Systems and Routines

Becoming Organized Part Three: The Reset Button

Welcome to the third part in my series "Becoming Organized". Today I'm walking us through the next step in organizing our living spaces: Pressing the reset button: Decluttering, Cleaning and Organizing. 

Becoming Organized Part Three: The Reset Button

Monday Communiqué: 05/08/2017

Welcome to a new week! Today on my 'Monday Communiqué' I'm discussing the upcoming blog post schedule, a congratulations on a new baby, some love to Adobe Illustrator and discussing the pointlessness of comparisons. 

Monday Communiqué: 05/08/2017

Keeping That Window Firmly Shut

Today I welcome to the blog the beautiful, hilarious and Marie Kondo fan Katrina Hassan! Katrina is discussing the common fear with some soon to be and new parents - "Can we still be organized when we have our baby?" The resounding answer - YES. Grab a coffee and join me in diving into this article!

Keeping That Window Firmly Shut

Monday Communiqué: 05/01/2017

Welcome to a new week and a new Monday Communiqué! Today I'm sharing whats coming up this week on my Blog, some exciting new Podcast episodes and some amazing videos for you to check out! 

Monday Communiqué: 05/01/2017

Becoming Organized Part One: Primary Function

It is my belief that the first step in truly becoming organized is looking around your home, at each individual room, and identifying that room's primary function in your life. I believe that to truly become organized and live a simple life, you must understand, embrace and then design each room to fit its own unique purpose and function.  Only then will items become organized, find a home and truly make each space a sanctuary. 

Becoming Organized Part One: Primary Function

10 Minute Organization: Children's Books

Just like toys, sometimes books can start over running your childrens space. Every once in awhile I like to do a quick 10 minute sweep to ensure the books that are on the bookshelf are age appropriate, loved, and poured over constantly by our family.

10 Minute Organization: Children's Books

Planning for a Successful Week

I stumbled upon Lauren's gorgeous instagram feed an_organized_life many months ago and immediately became enamored. As a devotee of home organization and the pursuit of a minimalist lifestyle, Lauren was a girl after my own heart. I am thrilled that she has graciously extended me the offer of writing a guest post for her blog.

Planning for a Successful Week

Evening Routine

One question I am asked fairly frequently on both Instagram and Facebook is to share my personal morning and evening routines. I thought I would start with my personal evening routine to hopefully give you some inspiration as you shut down for the night. 

Evening Routine

Amanda's Top Tips

Establish a Morning Routine

Morning and night I have mapped out what needs to be done for our days to go smoothly. I like to wake up an hour earlier to get myself showered and ready for my day, and then I will wake my daughters at 7AM. I like to have everything in order so they know what they need to do ...

Amanda's Top Tips