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PJ Media Parenting's Best of the Web—10/27

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The weather has turned quite crisp and cozy.  I’ve finally managed to switch over everyone’s warm weather clothes for cold weather clothes.  And then I slept for 24 hours.  Not really, but I thought about it.  Here’s to cozy clothes, warm drinks and beautiful fall trees.

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This article wasn’t what I expected when I read it. I quickly was comforted to hear how moms, in various stages of life, begin and end their days.

“…I’ll say it here: my days are made when my mornings and evenings go well. The middle stuff can be a bit chaotic or full, but if I make the effort to make the bookends proactive instead of reactive—well, everything in between is less crazy-making.

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Head over to The Art of Simple for more encouragement

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This very afternoon I was thinking it was about time to start my master cleaning schedule to get things in order for the upcoming holidays! And then I stumbled across Clean Mama. She’s taken all the guesswork out of the schedule.

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I’m on a roll with the cleaning and reorganizing!  My current pantry is dysfunctional and barely usable. I’m looking forward to reorganizing (and knowing just what storage to buy!) this weekend!

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Sometimes you just get into a rut with meal planning.  I was doing great for about 3 months, I was making freezer meals, it was lovely.  Then the school year started, and weekend commitments, and weeknight commitments.  I haven’t had time to meal plan for a while!  And it’s wearing on me!  Anyway, A Knotted Life was a gem of a find.  Recipes and a budget laid out for everyday food.

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Let there be soup!  All the time, at every meal.  Here are some delicious and beautiful soups to add a little warmth to your weekly meal plan, courtesy of The Girl’s Life Blog.

Enjoy!

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How was your weekend?

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