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Veggie Packed Lasagna

Now that my plant-based challenge is over, I’m convinced that the increase in veggies in my diet was a very good thing!  My skin seemed nicer and my mood a bit more light-hearted — not scientifically provable stuff, but I did like the way I felt.  Moving forward I don’t think I’ll be 100% plant-based, but instead be on the lookout for ways to add more veggies where possible, like in lasagna…

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How to organize toys when things are already out of control


In general, it’s probably safe to say that most kids these days have more toys than they need.  While our grandparents might remember having three or four toys they cherished in their childhoods, our kids likely have an entire playroom devoted to their things — and still they take over the living room.  Of course, there have been lots of economic and cultural changes since our grandparents’ days, leading to much more abundant lives for many (though not all) people — and clearly that’s a positive thing, to an extent.  But just as clearly, there’s a point when it’s true that “less is more.”

If birthday parties, commercialized holidays, and your own good intentions to provide your kiddos with a rich environment have created an overflow of playthings in your home, fear not:  here are some steps you can take to regain control.

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How to File Fold Jeans

Folks often ask me to show them how to do something organizing-related. I’m usually happy to oblige, but I was thrilled when Wendy Scott of Boutique Closets And Cabinetry asked me about how to file fold jeans! This folding and storage method is great because you can actually see your options and not just what’s on the top of the stack inside a drawer.

Wendy, this blog is for you!

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Schoolwork Organization Strategies


Organization strategies are critical to success in school, especially as workloads become heavier and content gets more challenging.  As a parent, you can lay the groundwork for a systematic, efficient approach to learning and completing assignments, so that over time your children will learn to use these strategies on their own. You’re raising kids to become adults, right?

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