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Back to School ~ Yard Sale Tips

Back to School ~ Yard Sale Tips

When is the last time you held a yard sale?  While it’s probably not the first thing on your back to school checklist, the reality is August is a fantastic time to have a “back to school!” themed yard sale.  If you are following along here at GO MOM! you know that late July and early August […]

Family Game Night and Ice Cream Treat Traditions

Family Game Night and Ice Cream Treat Traditions

Family game night is a wonderful tradition that makes for a lifetime of memories full of laughter and fun.  But lets be real ~ finding time for this one evening can be incredibly hard while raising a busy family.  In fact as your children grow for any given week, it can be monumental just to get everyone home […]

#DIY JULY ~ Family Photo Projects

#DIY JULY ~ Family Photo Projects

I’m so excited for our final #DIY JULY because it’s the one that has made such a big difference in helping me both get organized and be creative all in one! Today we are talking about your family photos. Summer is a fantastic time to work on these because you are likely both generating a […]

Back to School Summer To-Do List

Back to School Summer To-Do List

Its late July and like it or not, the back to school season has totally arrived. Clothing stores saw the beginning of back to school product placement as early as the end of June and the office supply stores have been hosting penny deals on school supply basics since mid July. While many of us […]

#DIY JULY ~ 5 Tips to Refresh the Deck

#DIY JULY ~ 5 Tips to Refresh the Deck

I don’t know about you, but when it comes to summer, we spend a ton of time outside. I love the fresh air, the warm sun, and I love to entertain. So our deck truly becomes an extension of our living space and in North Carolina, that really lasts 3 seasons long. So this summer […]

Summer Weekend Getaway ~ Asheville, North Carolina

Summer Weekend Getaway ~ Asheville, North Carolina

Planning a summer weekend getaway is always fun and when it comes to North Carolina, we are blessed to have fabulous options all over the state.  One town that just begs for a mid summer visit is Asheville.  I had the pleasure of visiting 3 years in a row while attending the TypeAParent Conference and with each […]

2 comments   |   DIY Projects, Kids, Summer, Time, Travel
5 Ways Beat the Heat with Old Fashioned Fun

5 Ways Beat the Heat with Old Fashioned Fun

As we turn the corner on late July and welcome the hottest days our summer will likely offer, its time to beat the heat with some old fashioned fun.  By now, you’ve likely used up a number of your best ideas for summer fun and you might be finding yourself stressed at the prospect of […]

Comments   |   Closets, Kids, Playroom, Summer, Toys
3 Tips to Get Organized During a Heat Wave

3 Tips to Get Organized During a Heat Wave

Today we are talking tips to get organized during a heat wave.  When you can’t remember the last time you stepped outside without breaking a sweat within the first five minutes, that’s your sign its time to head back inside and find something else to do. Let’s face it, even the pool get’s too hot to […]

Comments   |   Fitness, Kids, Sports, Summer, Teens
Swim Meet Survival Guide ~ 9 Tips for an Organized Night

Swim Meet Survival Guide ~ 9 Tips for an Organized Night

There is not a swim Mom I know who doesn’t have a personal swim meet survival guide.  While we have a baseball player and tennis player in the house, we also have a competitive swimmer. Six years and counting I can promise you the experience of attending a swim meet where your child is competing is […]

Summer Weekend Getaway  ~ Boone, North Carolina

Summer Weekend Getaway ~ Boone, North Carolina

If it’s time to beat the heat, a summer weekend getaway to Boone, North Carolina might be just the ticket.  A hub for all kinds of outdoor activities, Boone is also full of home town charm and creativity.  One of the most walkable towns in the country, Boone is home to Appalachian State University, giving it […]