Household Management: Running an efficient, clean and happy household :)
Keeping the house running smoothly is a work in process. Some days it seems easier then others. I have found the best way to stay on top of things is to find a system that works and do a little every day.
Simple is best. I like to do a load of laundry everyday and load and unload the dishwasher. As my toddler roams the home, I follow her around with a cordless vacuum. I implemented a toy rotation to manage toy clutter.
On garbage day I clean the fridge and empty the trash.
To manage the budget and look after the finances (I was a finance major after all), I keep it automated, uncomplicated, and check in frequently.
Since staying home, I am always looking for ways to stretch the budget such as, 8 ways to save money by planning for the expected, 49 ways to save money on groceries & food, and using couponing to save a ton.
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