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Organizing Old Greeting Cards {May Memorabilia}

Organizing Old Greeting Cards {May Memorabilia}

Today we are talking about Organizing Greeting Cards. Part of our year long series, GO MOM! Organizing Tips, this month we are focused on Memorabilia. Did you happen to get a stack of cards for Mother’s Day? I sure hope you did! But if you are anything like me, after they’ve been displayed on a […]

Comments   |   DIY Projects, Gifts, Kids, Mother's Day
7 Last Minute Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

7 Last Minute Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

Last minute and Mother’s Day Gift Ideas don’t seem like they should go together but honestly? Often times they just do.  This is my 18th Mother’s Day and over the years I’ve had all kinds of special (and not so special) Mother’s Day gifts and celebrations.  Years when my husband had to travel for work or one of […]

Best Gifts for High School Teachers

Best Gifts for High School Teachers

The best gifts for high school teachers are harder to come by than you think. Not because the teachers aren’t grateful or hard to buy for but because your kids might not be willing to participate. Harsh as that sounds, by the time your kids get to high school, the last thing they want to do […]

How to Organize Shoes {Fix it Friday}

How to Organize Shoes {Fix it Friday}

Today’s Fix it Friday is all about how to organize your shoes. Whether you have them in your closet, your mudroom, all over the foyer, or out in the garage, shoes are a common organizational challenge for most busy families. Recently I discovered the power of the shoe cube and its made a huge difference […]

Comments   |   Giveaway, Global Influence, Kids, Time
My All-Star Dad {Target’s Dove Men+Care Contest}

My All-Star Dad {Target’s Dove Men+Care Contest}

All-Star Dad is a sponsored campaign by Global Influence on behalf of Target’s Dove Men+Care product line. I said yes to this project because it gives me a chance to tell you about my Dad. You see you might not know this but my Dad is my business partner. When I founded GO MOM! in 2000, […]

Teacher Appreciation Week Gift Ideas {Elementary School}

Teacher Appreciation Week Gift Ideas {Elementary School}

May means Teacher Appreciation Week and if you are anything like me, when it comes to gifting elementary school teachers, its time to get your craft on. Because my youngest is crafty and I love an easy DIY project too, we have fun visiting Pinterest together to pin ideas for future reference. This year, she […]

Senior Year Tips ~ Choosing Graduation Announcements

Senior Year Tips ~ Choosing Graduation Announcements

Today we are talking senior year tips and choosing graduation announcements.  You may know that I have a high school senior graduating in 6 short weeks so I’ve got a million and one things to do that are senior year related. And of course what do I do when I come upon a new organizational issue?  I […]

229 comments   |   Gifts, Giveaway, Mother's Day
Mother’s Day Giveaway

Mother’s Day Giveaway

Mother’s Day is less than two weeks away and it’s time to make sure you have a shot at getting a fabulous gift.  To know me is to know that when it comes to special days, I’m all about making it easy for my people to give me what I want.  Really.  It’s okay to […]

13 comments   |   Memorabilia, Party, School, Spring, Teens
How to Take Prom Pictures

How to Take Prom Pictures

Prom Pictures are a key memento for a night that is surely to be a very special time for your high school junior or senior. As our teens began to attend prom, we were surprised to learn that at least for our high school, there isn’t an opportunity for the kids to take a professional photo […]

Comments   |   Kids, School, Sports, Teens, Volunteer
Team Mom Tips for Senior Night

Team Mom Tips for Senior Night

If you are a team mom for a varsity sport, now is the time to get those senior night plans in place. As the regular play season for many sports begins to wind down, this is a very special time for seniors as many of them are facing the end of playing a sport they […]