The first year I sent my children to camp, I began preparations several months in advance. I ordered the camp logo items, purchased horseback riding boots, and soccer cleats (for a child who hates soccer and thinks horses are smelly), and had labels ironed or sewn into every last sock. Now, five years later, I pack two days before the trunks leave, and it couldnt be easier. Here are some of my tips for organizing for camp without the hassle:
I love spring for many reasons: warmer weather, celebrating my birthday, blooming flowers, and most of all because its time for spring cleaning! While those two words may not generate the same excitement for you, follow these tips and I promise, youll start the season with a bounce in your step, clear space in your mind, and a better organized home.
Between baseball, football, tennis, and basketball, my son needs his own social secretary just to run his extracurricular activities. Sadly, thats me! And although my daughter only plays tennis and basketball, she too has her share of uniforms, practice outfits, sneakers and gear. Whats the best way to organize all this equipment, not to mention the logistics? Here are my tips to help you through every sporting season under the sun:
Although theres nothing I love more than spending an entire day blissfully organizing my home, I recognize that this is not everyones idea of nirvana.
As a child, the whole concept of Halloween seems too good to be true. You get to wear a costume, knock on strangers doors, and ask them for candy. Then, you pretty much eat as much candy as you want for an entire night.