5 Time Saving Tips for Your Morning Routine

Back to school! Whether that phrase inspires cheers or tears in your home, it’s about that time; it’s nearly here. With a new school year comes a fresh start. Be more than just ready; be on time! Follow our tips and learn how to turn your home into a well oiled morning machine. You’ll thank us as you pull up to school a few minutes early, sipping coffee from your to-go cup, waving goodbye and blowing a few kisses to the kiddos through a smile after an enjoyable morning of getting ready to go.

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How To: Deep Clean Your Dyson Vacuum

The chances are high that you use a vacuum to clean your carpets in your home on a regular basis. But have you ever stopped and thought about giving the vacuum itself a deep cleaning job? If you have a Dyson vacuum, we will show you all the tips and tricks to getting a deep clean – which, in turn, ensures a better cleaning job on your carpets!

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Protecting Your Photo Memories

With digital cameras it’s easy to accumulate thousands of digital photos. Photos can be one of your most valuable and irreplaceable items, so you should protect them! It’s a fact that hard drives crash – the question is not if they will, but when. There are a range of storage options available, but which storage solution is right for your collection? Read on for a discussion of different options and tips on storing, protecting, and archiving your photos.

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Spring Cleaning: Getting Started and Staying Motivated

Spring Cleaning: You probably either love it or hate it. Either way, it can be a daunting item on your busy to-do list. The hardest part can be knowing where or how to start. If you haven’t cleaned or organized in a while (or ever) or recently moved into your home,  getting started can be especially hard for even the most intense Type-A personalities. Here are some tips on how to get started, make the most of your time, and stay motivated.

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FUNctional Family System by Erin Condren

Keeping a household running smoothly is not an easy task. There are many dates to remember, meals to plan, chores to complete and information to remember. How do we do it all? Everyone develops their own system but it is not always easy, or pretty either. We have just discovered a really FUN new way for you to keep it all together and get your family in on the planning too. It’s the FUNctional Family system by Erin Condren!

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Proper Food Placement Within Your Fridge

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If you’re like most people, putting food in the refrigerator is like a big game of tetris. Unless you have shelled out the big sum of money for a gourmet refrigerator that promises to keep all the spaces at an even temperature, chances are your food may be getting exposed to climates that may not be ideal. Keep reading to find out where you should keep your food, and how to properly store it.

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Secrets from a Wardrobe Stylist

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have had the pleasure of working on the wardrobe team for several large stage productions over the past years and several tips and tricks from these productions have stuck with me. Of course as a wardrobe stylist, you try to ensure that Taylor Swift doesn’t have her dress on inside-out or that Usher’s dancers have on the right pair of shoes, but your main job is keeping clothes clean and in repair.

It is during this preparation before the show, or after, preparing for the next day’s performance that a person could really glean tips that she could use for her own wardrobe. We hope that you find these tips useful in your own closet!

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Tackling That Newborn Paper Trail

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After 10 grueling months of pregnancy, you have finally brought your little bundle of joy home. You are getting used to a completely different lifestyle; trying to create a new norm with new schedules; and a million thoughts running through your sleep-deprived head. The following is a checklist of important documents to process during the first month post-partum (or even before!) that might otherwise slip your mind.

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How To Make Every Morning Enjoyable


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I am envious of morning people. How my mother can be completely dressed, have a few chores done, and watched a bit of TV all before she leaves for work really blows my mind. Some of us have a hard time turning the coffee pot on and brushing our teeth in that time span. But there are a few things us, non-morning people, can do to get a little more out of these vital few hours of the day.

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What Teachers Want Your Child to Know Before Kindergarten

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 You may be wondering where the time has gone and how it is possible that your sweet baby is going to be attending school soon.

Does he know everything he needs to know before that emotional first day? Have you properly prepared her for the things she will encounter when she walks through that door? You may even be worried about how you will make it through that first day! Luckily, Daily Mom has done your homework for you. We have collected insight from kindergarten teachers of public, private and Montessori schools from across the country about what your child will be expected to know. Here is a list of concepts and skills that your child needs to grasp before beginning kindergarten.

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How To Organize A Small Closet

Many of us have at least one small closet in our house and they can seem like a complete mess or waste of space. The following are a few changes you should think about making if you’re looking to maximize this space, and make it a little more aesthetically pleasing in the process.

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