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Today, I’m keeping it casual and sharing my top goals for the year.  Ever since reading Say Goodbye to Survival Mode*, I choose my goals based off of my top 5 priorities. In the book, author Crystal Paine says that it is important to know your top 5 priorities so that you can focus your

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All on the table

Growing up, my mom always took down the Christmas decorations after New Years, and I loved helping! The organization aspect of putting it all away was fun to me. Yep, I’m a weirdo. 😉 In my own home, I usually pack up the Christmas decorations sometime the week between Christmas and New Year’s. Here’s the

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Use basic vegetables and fruit as side dishes to make meal planning simple.

Saving money on the grocery bill doesn’t just happen at the store. There are things that I do on a regular basis after I get home from the store that save us money. Each of these habits takes a little extra work, but they are all worth it to me.   1. Package meat in

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Review of the KonMari Method

This year has been one of tremendous growth in my personal life and here at Queen of the Household. I appreciate all of you who follow along and support this site. It means more to me than you know! I made some big goals in January 2016 and I’ve reached those goals. It took a

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This week I would love to hear from you! As I plan for 2017, I want to keep your needs a priority. So I’ve created a quick survey. If you have a few minutes, I would appreciate you letting me know how I can best serve you in the following year. Thank you so much

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Simplify Christmas by being intentional.

My favorite time at Christmas is the Christmas Eve candlelight service. I love when all the candles are lit and everyone sings “Silent Night”. It is such a calm moment, and it almost feels like time stands still. That feeling is such a contrast to all of the hustling and bustling during the month of

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Manage toy clutter with three simple habits.

Christmas is almost here which means it’s about to be toy overload! I love seeing my son get excited about his new toys at Christmas. But boy-oh-boy, is it a chore figuring out what to do with all of those toys! I thrive in organized spaces with clear surfaces. So Christmas time drives me a