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5 top tips for boosting your income

If you are looking for extra ways of making money, then the good news is there are some things you can do. There’s no sure-fire way to get rich quick, but there are ways that you could earn a little bit more cash.

Here are 5 top…

Different Styles And Types Of Furniture To Try For Your Home

Everybody has a dream to buy a house for their own and design it as per their choice which pleases them as well their loved ones. Whether it is an apartment, two storeyed villa or tenement people always are keen to design it and make it more attractive and…

Fun Repurposing Projects for Those Old Blinds

No room is complete without the right blinds! But, that doesn’t mean the same set of blinds will look right at home in your living room until the end…

I don’t know about you, but we’ve got five people living in our home now–all day, every day. Hence, our land mine-pocked living room…bedroom…craft room…and kitchen.

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And being a relatively neat and orderly person AND a Stay-at-Home-Mom (these two don’t always go together so well), I’ve found that I require a certain level of visual order to keep me sane (well, my sanity’s relative too at times).

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I de-clutter (notice I used present tense there…always more stuff to get rid of it seems). I try to stay on top of cleaning (as reasonably as possible). I do some preparations for “tomorrow” today (re-stocking the snack drawer and diaper bag, putting away laundry and dishes). And, I send arriving paperwork straight to the recycle bin, file cabinet, or back into the mail. But all of that doesn’t make our home any cleaner during the day. It still gets used every. single. day.

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But the most helpful strategy I’ve found to turn our upside down house back in to “home sweet home” each day is something I call “RESET.”

And it’s as simple as that. Every evening/night, I spend 15-30 minutes resetting the house for the new day. Clean slate. Peaceful mind.And honestly, resetting the house can actually be kind of zen…when you aren’t bending over your pregnant belly, struggling to reach toys with a baby strapped to you, or just too tired to move anymore. There are many days that I feel exactly done without any picking up. But, on a good day, resetting the home gives me a sense of peace and calm. And, it reminds me to keep up with the de-cluttering. Because seriously, the more stuff you have, the more work you have to do (fixing, organizing, putting away, cleaning up all of those things).

So, anybody else use the “RESET” at their house before bed?

Here’s our home after 20 minutes of resetting today. Ready for a new day…well, after some sleep.
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2010-05-23 - Simple Sunday - Find Your Home Sweet Home...clean

2010-05-23 - Simple Sunday - Find Your Home Sweet Home...clean

Girls in the bath.... Bedroom ready for bed. Now, just gotta get two energized girls ready for bed!

WARNING: This course of action is not recommended for pregnant women, families with newborns (mine is officially out of that stage…already…sigh), or those who are not feeling well. Attempting unsuccessfully will surely leave you feeling worse than ever.

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