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What NOT to do on Halloween Night

I love Halloween! While I’m not a huge fan of the more gruesome focus that seems to be on trend right now, classic more cheerful Halloween decor and festivities are always in style. My fondness for this season surely stems from having delightful memories of my childhood Halloweens.  Determined to fill an entire pillow case, we travelled the neighborhood in packs of kids far and wide to reach that famed “full pillowcase” status each and every year.  Always a fun night >> Read More

Organize Your House with a Fall Checklist

Fall is here and it’s time for decorating with the color orange and baking with apples! And so it goes that with each and every new season, I love a fresh checklist to get me motivated and today is the day!  Now that there is no turning back to summer, the first full week of Fall is when I map out that plan to organize my home and our  Fall checklist is where I begin! As an >> Read More

Praying on Patriot Day

Do you know that today is Patriot Day? It falls every year on September 11th to honor the memory of those Americans who lost their lives on this day in 2001.  The day is marked nationwide with a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m, the time the first plane struck the World Trade Center.  American flags are flown at half-staff at the White House and U.S. government buildings worldwide. And citizens and businesses are encouraged to display >> Read More

How to Make an Emergency Kit

While September means all things back to school, sadly it also seems to bring some of the most devastating hurricanes all season long. And even though I live inland from the North Carolina coast, hurricanes on any part of the east coast often mean severe storms and tornadoes for outlying areas on the edges of those storms. Because I’m a girl who likes to do her research, my first and best resource for Emergency Preparedness Procedures come from FEMA >> Read More

A Mom’s Guide to Senior Year

If you are the Mom of a high school senior, the back to school fall of their senior year takes those “My baby is all grown up!” mixed emotions to an entirely new level.  While this season in their lives has always seemed so far away, this fall is when the grown up rubber meets the road and its game on for you to be organized.  Seriously.  Your GO MOM!® DIY Planner is likely already full of must >> Read More

Top 6 College Shopping Tips for Moms

If you are the Mom of a rising college freshman, you are in the countdown to dorm move in day just 4 short weeks away! And that means it’s time to buy ALL the things to make sure your child is ready. Except here is the thing ~ he really doesnt need ALL the things. But he definitely needs some key things you may not already have ~ can you say Twin XL bedding made >> Read More

5 Things to Do With Teens on Vacation

Do you have teenagers? If so, this summer might be the one where you find yourself looking for ideas to know what do with those teens on vacation.  No, we aren’t talking about where to go, when to go, or those kinds of details. But actually what to do with them once you get there. To be a Mom of teens is to know that gone is the season of motherhood where you can plan >> Read More

8 Ways to Celebrate Milestones with Disney

Are you in a milestone year? For the Gold family, 2016 was full of special events including a high school graduation, 21st birthday, and my 50th birthday too! An event planner at heart, I decided to as everyone about what they’d like to do for these events and no small surprise, a trip to Walt Disney World came up more than once. And this got me thinking that celebrating milestones with Disney is a fabulous way >> Read More

Back to School ~ 5 Spaces to Organize Now

Depending on where you live, you may be counting down the days to a mid-August first day of school. For those in the Northeast, this won’t happen until after Labor Day. And thanks to year round school calendars for some, here in North Carolina we’ve had “back to school” banter since 4th of July. While I love that our kids don’t start until late August, I’d be lying if I said my quest for peace >> Read More

National Donut Day Deals

It’s the first Friday in June and that can only mean one thing ~ National Donut Day! While there is literally a holiday for most anything you can imagine, National Donut Day is a keeper for one simple reason ~ DONUTS! The timing for National Donut Day is perfection here in North Carolina. With the end of the school year just a week out and summer nipping at our heels, the opportunities to add donuts >> Read More