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Colleen (Smith) Garcia
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Colleen (Smith) Garcia commented on Stacey Crew's group 'Organizing Moms'
"As of Thursday, September 22nd there is only 100 Days Remaining in 2011!  Can you believe it?!?  How are you looking to face 2012?  Will it be with your head held high, proud of your accomplishments?  My "thing" is…"
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Oct 15, 2010
Colleen (Smith) Garcia replied to Johanna M. Cook's discussion 'CHICAGOLAND Mama Bloggers...where you at???' in the group Midwestern Mom Bloggers
"I'm actually IN Chicago, but far southwest, right at the edge of the city limits. I'm very near Oak Lawn and Evergreen Park. My blog is"
May 10, 2010
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Jan 28, 2010
Colleen (Smith) Garcia commented on Stacey Crew's group 'Organizing Mamas'
"Hey Ladies! I am so excited to announce that Clever Container now has TWO starter kit options. The National Sales Director has also put together a 3 minute video detailing all the general information about this great direct sales company that deals…"
Nov 4, 2009
Mrs. Joseph Wood (Jeanette) replied to Colleen (Smith) Garcia's discussion 'Many children - ideas for organizing' in the group Organizing Mamas
"I have had that feeling before. I wanted to share my experience and what I learned through it. Several years ago, my mother did take the children one weekend and my husband and I went through the entire home with a fine tooth comb. We organized…"
Oct 10, 2009
Colleen (Smith) Garcia replied to Shirley's discussion 'Follow for a Follow'
"I'm following you on FBNetwork. Love the return follow, please: Happy to follow a fellow christian homemaker! :-) Colleen"
Oct 5, 2009
Colleen (Smith) Garcia added a discussion to the group Organizing Mamas

Many children - ideas for organizing

I have six children, and I homeschool 3 of them. Additionally, my mother lives with us, as she is not in good health and I take care of her.Sometimes I fantasize about having someone take my children on a vacation for a week and leave me home by myself. I feel that perhaps, in that setting, I could get 'ahead' of the game. It seems to be one step forward, two steps back in daily life.Any suggestions for dealing with that feeling? Hopefully other times I will post helpful suggestions, but today…See More
Sep 25, 2009
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"Tracy and Grissell, I am following you both."
Sep 25, 2009
Colleen (Smith) Garcia commented on Harriet B's group 'Networked Blogs/ Facebook'
" I'd love some followers. I'm loving this social network group! :-) Thanks!"
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Colleen (Smith) Garcia replied to Katy McCarrick's discussion 'List your blog here!' in the group Midwestern Mom Bloggers
"Hello. Colleen from Chicago here! My blog is found at I've just recently put it on on Blogger. It was on my personal website ( but was getting no traffic. Hoping to change things.…"
Sep 24, 2009
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Organizing Mamas

How would you like to find time to do the things that you love instead of spending hours upon hours on routine chores? Well, join this group, hang out and please post your challenges. Also visit My Organized Lifestyle for regularly posted solutions.
Sep 23, 2009

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Happily married, homeschooling mother. We have six wonderful children, ranging in age from 2 to 15. I am also a Founding Consultant with the best direct sales company, Clever Container Company. We help bring organization home!
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Blogging is a great way to journal out details that you may otherwise forget about our experiences.
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January of 2009

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At 6:54pm on June 25, 2013, Lea said…

Work At Home Mom, WAHM, Mom Blogger

I am stopping by to say "hello" :)
I haven't been here in a while.
I welcome your friendship :)

Lea @ Mother Baby Child & Weight Loss Help

At 1:55am on October 15, 2012, Mom Bloggers Club gave Colleen (Smith) Garcia a gift
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At 12:51am on August 2, 2010, Cynthia Helwig-Putorti said…
Hi there from The Girlz Korner in upstate New York where you'll find light, witty and rather entertaining articles on every topic imaginable from The Little Black Dress to Making Whoopie. So if you get a chance to kick back and exhale, if only for a brief moment ... come on over and see me some time.

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