2016

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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

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Give everyone books for Christmas just personalize the gifts for each individual.

One of the best ways to save time (and sanity) on Christmas gift giving is to give theme gifts. This way everyone (or most everyone) on your list receives the same gift, but you can still personalize each gift to fit individual personalities. This works especially well, if you have a bunch of people on

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Have a hard time just getting started? Here are 3 easy solutions to stop procrastinating and finally getting things done!

Ahhh! It’s almost December! Can you believe it? This is the time of year we start thinking over the past year and reflecting on things we did and didn’t accomplish. Are there goals that you haven’t completed? You may feel like time has run out, but the truth is the year is not over yet!