Holiday Wonder Brings Sparkle to Fair Park this Season
October 16, 2017 – 12:10 pm | No Comment

Holiday Wonder Brings Sparkle to the Season in Fair Park Nov. 21 – Jan. 7
Magical lanterns. Lifetime of Memories. Family-friendly event illuminates holiday season with artistic wonderland creations, attractions and performances
Holiday Wonder debuts this winter …

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Knee Deep in Homework and No School Supplies in the House
September 13, 2011 – 10:34 pm | One Comment
Knee Deep in Homework and No School Supplies in the House

Summer vacation is over and we are now a few weeks into school and knee deep in homework. I have to admit that I am not a fan of homework. I realize it is necessary …

Creative Lunch Box Ideas for Kids
September 7, 2011 – 2:10 pm | 10 Comments
Creative Lunch Box Ideas for Kids

by Mina Frannea
Although school cafeteria lunches at our local elementary school are somewhat healthier than in the past, my goal this year is to send lunch from home about 90% of the time. This way, …

Backpack Safety – Is Your Child’s Backpack too Heavy?
September 1, 2011 – 8:05 am | 2 Comments
Backpack Safety – Is Your Child’s Backpack too Heavy?

It is generally agreed that no more than 10% of a child’s body weight when they are pre-teens should be loaded into the pack. As they become older the weight can increase to no more than 15% of their body weight. You want to put the heaviest weight at the bottom of the backpack and it’s a pretty good idea, especially with younger children to clean out their packs every one or two days as you will be amazed at what you might find that has gone missing or is unnecessarily adding to the weight of the backpack.

Homework Help! 9 Tips to Overcome the Battles Before they Start
August 24, 2011 – 3:16 pm | No Comment
Homework Help! 9 Tips to Overcome the Battles Before they Start

It’s Back to School again and while my kids are excited about seeing their friends, they are dreading the onslaught of homework! In fact, my son came home from school on Day 2 with Math homework. There is no such thing in middle school as a slow start! My biggest battles with my kids during school seem to be around keeping organized and getting homework done before 9pm at night. Here are a few tips to get you started on the right foot this fall.

How a Professional Organizer Gets in and out of the Kitchen Quickly
August 19, 2011 – 3:46 pm | No Comment
How a Professional Organizer Gets in and out of the Kitchen Quickly

Secrets on how a professional organizer gets in and out of the kitchen quickly with time leftover for fun around the dinner table. One of the most challenging issues in a household with multiple people sharing kitchen duties is making sure everyone knows where to find items and where to return them. I find that labeling areas in the kitchen is a great time saver.

Dining on the Ringling Brothers Pie Car – a Visual Feast
July 29, 2011 – 7:41 am | No Comment
Dining on the Ringling Brothers Pie Car – a Visual Feast

While we waited for the food to be prepared, we were able to visit with several members of the circus, including Andre McClain, America’s Favorite Cowboy and his fiance Danielle Diamboli, who is a dancer and a snake charmer originally from Brazil. They are pictured here with Maggie. We also met George Caceres of The Flying Caceres. He is a third generation performer and trapeze artist.

What to Keep in your Car to Stay Organized
July 12, 2011 – 2:47 pm | No Comment
What to Keep in your Car to Stay Organized

Zoom Zoom Zoom…that’s what so many of us do here in the Dallas area. The average American, including myself and other stay-at-home moms, spends about 2 hours a day in their car. The more kids …

Eight Books Every Mom Should Read With Her Daughter
June 22, 2011 – 1:10 pm | No Comment
Eight Books Every Mom Should Read With Her Daughter

by Cindy Hudson
Reading the Same Books Can Help Moms and Daughters Relate: List of Recommended Books for Girls

It’s easy for moms to get caught up in daily chores and never get around to talking …

Bag the Clutter in your Purse with Great Organizing Tips and Products
June 14, 2011 – 8:19 am | No Comment
Bag the Clutter in your Purse with Great Organizing Tips and Products

The inside of a woman’s handbag often tells a lot about her. Does she have kids, is she into fashion, and of course, is she organized? Just think about the impression you might make at a job interview with a cluttered purse. A disorganized purse might mean a chaotic personal and professional life too… not great for landing the job.

Organizing Your Summer Camping Trip
May 18, 2011 – 6:31 am | No Comment
Organizing Your Summer Camping Trip

Planning on taking a camping trip soon in this wonderful spring weather? In my Everything Organized blog post this month, I will share with you useful ideas for organizing your trip from what to pack, locations to camp, and of course having fun around the campfire.