NIV Bible For Teen Girls

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#Struggles by Craig Groeschel

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Cleaning The Fridge

There are two types of people. One has their fridge organized alphabetically. The other has leftovers shoved in the

Doing The Dishes

We have talked about a lot of aspects of cleaning, but today we are going to look a little

How To Deep Clean Textiles

We have done a lot of cleaning this month. but sometimes things need a little extra cleaning “oomph.” From furniture,

Cleaning The Garage

So, the garage might not be top on your to-clean list, but if you don’t stay on top of

DIY Cleaners

I have posted about some of my favorite cleaners, but I also love a lot of DIY ones! Today’s

Cleaning The Kitchen

The kitchen. Yuck. For the room that we prepare food in, it can get nasty quickly. As someone who

Keeping Bedrooms Clean

We have talked a lot about all of the rooms on the weekly cleaning schedule, but you may have

Decluttering 101

Decluttering your whole house can seem completely overwhelming. That’s why we aren’t doing the whole house at once, or

The Cost of Clutter

So, you’ve scrubbed your toilets and washed your sheets, but your house still looks like a bomb went off.

Thieves Cleaner FAQ

Through this 31 Days To A Clean house series I have gotten more questions about Thieves Cleaner than anything


Congratulations! You made it through the first week of the cleaning schedule! Today is laundry day. I don’t know

Anything by Jennie Allen

As I’m sure you have noticed, I am participating in the 31 Days blogging challenge, which is essentially just


For someone who likes vacuuming so much, mopping is not my favorite day. Probably because I have a lot


So, if you have been following my series, you know that today we vacuum! At the risk of completely


If you are following along with my 31 Days To A Clean House series, you are ready to get

Cleaning Bathrooms

Remember that cleaning schedule we talked about the other day? We are going to do it this week! I

Cleaning Schedule

I think if most of us are honest we would say that keeping our homes clean and in order

My Favorite Cleaning Products

Some people love cleaning, some people hate it. But having the right tools to do the job makes it

31 Days To A Clean House

Welcome to my 31 Days series for 2015 – 31 Days to a Clean House! Whether you are brand

eBooks or Real Books?

Which is better, ebooks, or real books? This is like the mayo or Miracle Whip argument. People have VERY

Setting Goals

I talked about Periscope yesterday, and one of my favorite “scopers” to watch is Bethany Boring. She has such

Vegan Tofu Pot Pie Recipe

Fall is SO close in my neck of the woods, but we are still having pretty warm afternoons. Even

Pineapple Fried Rice

For someone who doesn’t like to leave their house I sure know how to overbook myself. Since my daughter

DIY Fall Branch Decor

This DIY fall branch decor project was birthed from necessity. All summer long I have been putting fresh flowers

Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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Baked Tofu Recipes

Tofu gets a pretty bad rap, and admittedly, it can be pretty slimy depending on how it is prepared.

When A Vegetarian Comes To Dinner

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How To Help After A Crisis

My family lost almost everything in a fire in January. Have I mentioned we had a fire? Fire, fire,

Involuntary Leadership

Do not wait for leaders, do it alone, person to person. -Mother Teresa When you hear the word leadership,

Essential Oil Garden Spray

I lived in an apartment for the bulk of my adult life, and I was pretty content. But now

My Daily Recap Journal

I love journals and notebooks. And paper. And pens. And markers. And stamps. Hi, my name is Melissa and

An Old Fashioned Giveaway

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Life Is ____. Book Review

This has been an interesting year. And by interesting, I mean horrible. We started off losing almost everything we

Paralyzed Perfectionism

  I like to say that I am a creative person, but I am not artistic. Some girls like to go

Mediterranean Zucchini Pasta

Summer is finally here and my family has been busier than ever! My stepsons come to live with us

DIY Card Organizer

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$30 Bathroom Makeover

It has been two months since we moved into this house. It’s hard to believe that it hasn’t been

Hi! I'm Melissa!

Melissa is a former hairstylist of 20 years who has a passion for living a simply creative life. She loves inspiring others to pick up a planner and get their lives organized, to clean out a closet and minimize their clutter, and to clean up their physical and mental space to lead their most fulfilled life. She is a wife, mom, and crazy dog lady who constantly rewatches The Office.



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