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Jen

Having just survived a move with small children, a lot of my healthy eating habits seem to have flown out the window and I’m in somewhat of a lunch rut.  What better to pull me out than a delicious new recipe and a glimpse at how someone else tackles getting 3 squares a day, right? […]

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Sources. 1. Glass Jar – Ikea 2. Under Shelf Basket – Dollarama 3. Plastic Bins – Amazon 4. Plastic Bins with Lid – Dollar Tree 5. Pop Containers – OXO 6. Chrome Basket – Amazon 7. Roll Out Shelf – Amazon 8. Solid Shelves – Amazon Our contributor Jen is just a little ahead of me in the moving process – which means I’m taking serious notes on the wisdom she’s dishing out below. […]

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Every once in a while around here, the whole MPMK team seems to be on the same wavelength with very little thought or planning on my part.  This is one of those times.  In looking over our posting schedule, I realized that this week we’re planted firmly in the kitchen – covering all the wonderful […]

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Jen is here today with free printables (we always love those right?).  I also love her idea of taking the time to write down some of your favorite recipes and transforming them into family heirlooms.  And speaking of families – thanks so much to everyone who’s chimed in on our very lively discussion from yesterday. […]

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We’re taking a little break from Project Organize Your ENTIRE Life today and highlighting an intriguing winter science decor project (I think I may have invented a new category of project with that one).  Because the whole point of organizing and simplifying is to have more time to connect with the kids, right?  Take it […]

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I am head over heels in love with the gorgeous holiday stationery offerings by fabulous companies like minted. The problem is I send out a lot of holiday cards. A lot, as in over 100. Is that crazy? Am I normal? I’m not sure, but I do know that it adds up quickly, especially when […]

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Most people associate garage organization with spring cleaning. It’s true that prepping your garage storage for the spring and summer to come is a must, but what about setting it up for success after the summer season has ended?   Sure, the sports equipment may not get the use it did in the warmer months, […]

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Summer is coming to a close but, for many, entertaining season lasts far beyond backyard barbecues and patio margaritas. While we don’t host dinner parties regularly, my husband and I do like to invite friends and coworkers over for a casual drink and some snacks on a whim. When we host an impromptu get together, I find […]

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