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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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 ...