Summer Reading Station Organization

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School is out…let summer begin! But wait, alas, we have summer reading {and all the children say…”BOO!”}. I have already showed you the DIY Vintage Crates I created to help organize all of our summer reading essentials. Today, we will address part 2… Organizing A Summer Reading Station !! The first step was to actually get the books they needed! I put the books in each

How to Keep Your Shower Clean with Rain-X

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Hi, friends!  Meredith here, from unOriginal Mom.  I have been LOVING my visits over her at Uncommon Designs…last month I shared with you tips to create a command center that works for your family, and the month before that I told you about my favorite tip for shining your stainless steel appliances.  This month, I’m excited to bring you another super simple household cleaning tip,

How to Create a Command Center that Works for Your Family

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Hi, friends! I’m Meredith, from unOriginal Mom, here today to share some more Household and Organization Tips with you.  Last month, I showed you how to use baby oil to shine your stainless steel appliances.  I hope that’s been working as well for you as it has been for me!

Celebrating Nature this Holiday Weekend

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Thanks to Deer Park® Brand Nature’s Blends™ Fruit Flavored Beverages and Poland Spring® Brand Nature’s Blends™ Fruit Flavored Beverages for sponsoring Celebrating Nature this Holiday Weekend.  It is Friday!!  How are you going to celebrate?  Here is how we plan to enjoy our Labor Day weekend… When you’ve had a really long week… there is nothing better than celebrating with nature.  This weekend we are

Merry Christmas 2012 ….

From our homes to yours, Trish and I wanted to take time to wish each of you a very Merry Christmas! We are truly blessed beyond measure with our families, friends, and our readers! Thank  you for your love and support and may all your holidays wishes come true!! We are celebrating the Reason for the Season in our homes and the ultimate sacrifice that

From the Vault: Pumpkin Baby Shower Centerpiece

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Today I wanted to share the sweet baby shower pumpkin centerpiece that I created for a baby shower this past year. The shower was for a couple in my small group at church.   They were expecting their first child, a little girl, on October 31st.  They affectionately call her their little pumpkin because of their Halloween due date. So…. I incorporated a little orange and

Meal Planning Printables and Tips

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I am not ashamed to admit that one thing I am simply not good at is …. Meal Planning! I like to cook, I just don’t like planning all of it! So this school year I am going to attempt to work on this and I thought I would help you as well. Here is a collection of Meal Planning tips, tutorials, and printables… This

First Home Run… Everyday Victories

So how do you measure everyday victories as a mom? When asked to write about “Everyday Victories for Team Mom”, I had to think about that. Victories as a mom have occurred throughout my children’s lives…first word, first step, writing ABC’s, reading…I could go on and on. “Team Mom” at our home is about being a part of a family, that supports each other…just like