I have a lot of scrap wrapping paper laying around. Each piece is too small to cover a gift, but I hold on to it just in case. The same goes for previous years' Christmas cards that we've received from friends and family. So, what to do, what to do? I had the idea earlier [...]

I know I am not alone in wanting my children to learn how to contribute to household tasks, but lately I have been finding it faster and easier just to do it myself.  I have pinned different tips and techniques from for chore systems from Pinterest and, starting when my oldest son was 3, tried [...]

I was cleaning out our basement the other day while getting ready for a garage sale and came across a box of unused mason jars. I decided they would be perfect for a DIY project for the kids to use as their saving jars. If your children are like mine, they need something visual to [...]