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One Project at a Time: 9/2/14

Today is the day my older kids start back to school. I’ll tell you, I’m ready for ‘back to school’ to be over and for all things Fall to filter in. I’m excited for Fall cleaning and apple picking; pumpkins every where I turn and leaves changing colors. I’m a Read More

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Month in Review: August 2014

    As August comes to a close, I want to take a moment to look back at some of the wonderful posts we’ve shared this month. We’ve been busy getting you (and your kids!) ready for everything from back to school to managing money and dare I say, Christmas!? Read More

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Sponsor Shout Out: August 2014

Today is the day we set aside each month to say a special thanks to each of our sponsors. Without their support, ABFOL wouldn’t be what it is today. We ask that you take a moment to visit their websites/etsy stores and patronize them as a way to say thank Read More

One Project at a Time: 8/26/14

Who’s ready to party? I’m definitely ready to party! Today is the day I look forward to each week so I can visit all your blogs and see your hard work paying off. With our link party, we take joy in featuring mine and Toni’s favorites from the previous week Read More

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Planning for a Debt-free Christmas

  One thing that we know for certain: Christmas will be here in exactly 18 weeks. One thing that may not be clear: Who will be celebrating it free of gift-giving debt. It’s much more joyful and peaceful to move into and out of the holidays without having to worry Read More

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Book Club Selection: September 2014

In case you haven’t heard, it’s Back to School time! How many of you will send all of your children (or child) back (or for the first time), in the coming weeks if you haven’t already? To have a few minutes or hours of quiet time, to think clearly, not Read More

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One Project at a Time: 8/19/14

From cleaning to cooking, organizing to DIY projects, there’s nothing like our Tuesday link party to get you excited about taking your next project. Today is our day to feature you, to shine the spotlight on all the hard work you’ve been doing.  Each week Toni and I pick our Read More

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Reading Nook for Toddlers

  I have shared before how my toddler’s room is the smallest room in the house. The challenge has always been creating enough storage for his toys, while still having enough room to play with the toys. This past Christmas, we decided to give him a train set. Once it Read More

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One Project at a Time: 8/12/14

After a quick google search, I’m pleased to announce that today is National Middle Child Day! As a middle child, I think that’s just great and I plan on celebrating by taking in a day at the beach today. If that doesn’t tickle your fancy, you may be pleased to Read More

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Five Tips for a Clutter-Free Workspace

Clutter. Paper clutter. Digital clutter. Endlessly filling inboxes and mile-long to-do lists. Does any of this sound familiar? Keeping a tidy workspace has always been a struggle for me. Fortunately, I’ve figured out a few tricks along the way that help make those clutter piles a LOT more manageable!   Read More