Keeping Life Sane Organizing my life, raising happy kids & staying sane while doing it all.

Debating if you should try the KonMari Method? Read about the one KonMari Method step you have to start today. It really does make a HUGE difference.

The one KonMari Method step you have to start today

So, I guess you’ve heard all about Marie Kondo and the KonMari Method.  I’ve always tried new ways to organize and a firm believer that more clutter = more stress,

Does your kid want to get a job? Here's a great list of jobs for teens and tweens with no car to earn a few extra dollars for their wallet.

Jobs for Teens and Tweens with No Car

Teens and Tweens need money! Even before they have the expense of a car, they have things they want to buy or places they want to go.  Even if it is just a few...

How do I help my cranky child? Well, try this one little trick and you can stop the crankiness! It really works and it's so easy!

How to Help Your Cranky Child

My son is a happy kid, but naturally argumentative and pessimistic.  I love him to death; however, sometimes it really gets me down.  I tried everything to stop this behavior.  I sat patiently while he complained about...

Who doesn't love cheesy dip? This super easy three cheese queso dip is a family favorite. Make sure to save it because you'll make it again and again.

Super EASY Three Cheese Queso Dip

Christmas is over and now it’s time to start thinking about New Year’s and Super Bowl parties!  Most people like cheesy things so I usually go that route.  This easy three cheese queso dip...

These slow cooker loaded cheese grits are the best side for any dinner and this recipe is super simple! Not a lot of work for a something so flavorful.

Slow Cooker Loaded Cheese Grits

Oh, I love cheese grits.  I guess you do to because you clicked on this recipe! 🙂  I don’t usually eat these for breakfast, but for dinner!  They are so yummy with pork or...

These EASY sugared cranberries are the perfect treat for Thanksgiving or Christmas. Make them ahead of time and pull them out to snack on!

EASY Sugared Cranberries

These EASY sugared cranberries are the perfect treat for Thanksgiving or Christmas. Make them ahead of time and pull them out to snack on! These are the best holiday treat EVER!  If you have...

This brussel sprouts with cranberries dish is the best side dish for fall and winter. It's perfect for Thanksgiving or Christmas, but easy enough for a weeknight meal.

Brussel Sprouts with Cranberries

Ok-  It’s really close to Thanksgiving (and Christmas when you think about it) and you need a veggie dish.  This is the recipe for you.  I alway feel that these holiday meals are full of...

It's that time of year when moms start catching colds! Here are some great tips on how to manage the house when you're sick.

How to Manage the House when You’re Sick

No matter what your title in the house, if you are the main one to do the cooking, cleaning, and caregiving, things really suffer when you get sick!  I have been sick with one...

You are going to die for this baked cranberry crisp. It's perfect for fall and the holidays.

Baked Cranberry Crisp

You are going to die for this baked cranberry crisp. You can serve it with your meal or for a yummy dessert with a scoop of ice cream. This is my very favorite cranberry...