Entries by Cary Prince

Organizing Your Child’s Memorabilia

Back-to-School Tips, Part 4: Organizing Your Child’s Memorabilia As a parent, it is your right and rite (of passage, that is) to chronicle every step of your child’s life: the certificate congratulating them on learning the freestyle in their swim lesson, the school program where your child was the turkey in the Thanksgiving play, the […]

Simple Salmon Supper

I’m taking a break this week from my back-to-school series for a very important commercial break: what’s for dinner? Want to learn how to make the best, healthiest and easiest dinner ever? Even when you’re rushing home from work, or had a hectic afternoon running the kids around, and feel challenged to put a good […]

How to Organize Your Child’s Artwork

  Back-to-School Tips, Part 3: How to Organize Your Child’s Artwork It’s a young Jackson Pollock! A promising Picasso! A mini Miró! Oh, the heaps of praise and admiration we give our young artists while marveling at their latest masterpiece. But when that one masterpiece becomes one of a million masterpieces, you realize that not every creation can […]

Organizing School Papers

Back-to-School Tips, Part 2: Organizing School Papers Are all those school papers driving you crazy? It’s only one month into the school year and you may already be drowning in paper! A rite of passage for every parent is figuring out how to organize the endless flow of paper that comes home every day with your child. […]

Home Sweet Homework

Back-to-School Tips, Part 1: Creating a Homework Station School is back in session! And with that, comes homework and a wide range of emotions that surround that activity: the excitement for your child to reinforce what they are learning all day, the joy in seeing your child’s brain grow exponentially . . . and the agony of cajoling […]

Crazy for this Granola!

It’s back-to-school time, and with that comes stocking your pantry with easy breakfast items to grab when you’re dashing out the door, or tasty afternoon snacks to serve your kids when they come running home, ravenous, for a treat. Here’s a recipe that will make you a star on both fronts. Furthermore, it’s easy to make, really delicious […]

Quest for the Perfect Home Office

Borrowed from @workspacegoals. Originally posted by @project12architecture in Australia. For the last few years, I was on the hunt for the perfect spot to host my office in our home. We have a third bedroom that works double-duty as my husband’s office and our guest bedroom, but sharing that space was not an option. This situation was […]

Organizing an Artist’s Studio

Furniture arrangement can make a world of difference in the way you feel about a room. Does the room welcome you in and feel inviting? Is this a place where you’d like to stay for a while? If it’s a room that is a passing-through point with lots of traffic (e.g. entry, hallway, etc.), does the furniture help […]

The World’s Best Shredded Beef Tacos

Have you ever made something and you can’t believe how good it tastes? Then brace yourself for this: shredded beef tacos. These tantalizingly tasty treats were AHHH-mazing, and everyone came back for seconds and thirds. Now, I’m a Texas girl and love my Tex-Mex ground beef crispy tacos more than anything, but these shredded melt-in- […]

6 Easy Steps to Organize a Drawer

Do you love digging through a drawer to excavate the item you want? Who knows what treasures may await! If you’re an archaeologist, you may take special delight in this adventure . . . but I would venture to say that for most people, this exercise is tedious and a nagging reminder that it’s time to organize that […]