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Spice Jar Organization

My friends know me as the organized one. I love systems, I love order, and I love when things WORK and look great at the same time. Whenever a friend moves into a new place, or wants to re-do their kitchen - they call me. I've recommended a few products that I think are really great to a few different people now, so I thought I'd share here as well! Kitchen organization is so tough because really, unless it was custom designed around how YOU cook and use it, there’s always going to be something weird. I used to keep my spices in a narrow cupboard next to the stove – now, no more overhead storage there so that’s out. Then I...

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Chore Charts - What's the best way to put them to use?

You want your kids to start doing chores - now what? 1. Be reasonable - you're not going to be able to teach your kids new habits overnight, so start small. Start with a few key things, then add in others as they seem to grasp the whole process. 2. If they don't see you working through your "list", why should they? Don't forget - lots of kids learn by watching, so make sure you're leading by example. 3. Should you do a rewards system? Chores for allowance? Entirely up to you, but it may help to motivate them to want to learn the system more. 4. There should definitely be consequences for items that don't get done, but it doesn't need...

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