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Cheater’s Guide For Eliminating Holiday Clutter~ADHD Friendly Too!

Cheater's Guide For Eliminating Holiday Clutter~ADHD Friendly Too! @NotSoIdleHands.com

If you're anything like us over here, you might still be swimming in all that clutter from Christmas. We still have wrapping paper out, brand new out~of~the~box gifts {played with once}, Christmas decorations {partially put away}, and mountains of laundry {yes, not necessarily Christmas related...but still}. I'm not the most organized person, but since I have ADHD I've always had to be creative … [Read more...]

The Cheater’s Guide to Saving Time & Money

The Cheater's Guide to Saving Time & Money By: NotSoIdleHands.com

As a parent, I know that it's always a struggle to save both time and money simultaneously. If you in fact are able to find some cool and totally awesome time~saving method....it usually costs money. And if you are able to DIY something to save yourself some green...it will definitely cost you more time. So, I sat down and thought long and hard about how on this green Earth a parent would be able … [Read more...]

Cheater’s Guide ~ How to Post Your Awesome DSLR Photos to Instagram

Cheater's Guide ~ How to Post Your Awesome DSLR Photos to Instagram By: NotSoIdleHands.com

Ok, so we all know how awesome Instagram is {case in point, Jess~ The Fun Instagram Mom}, but we also all know how frustrating it is that we can't post the fantabulous pics we take with our super expensive DSLR cameras. What did we buy them for anyways, if we always end up taking pics of important events with our phones JUST so we can throw 'em up onto Instagram later? Well, there are apps you … [Read more...]

Cheater’s Guide~Checklists to Make Your Mornings Smoother + Freebie Printable

Cheater's Guide~Checklists to Make Your Mornings Smoother + Freebie Printable By: NotSoIdleHands.com

Around these parts, hubby is required to be gone a lot for work, which means I need to be on top of my game to get 3 kiddos ready for school each day. So last year, I was drowning so much every morning that I needed to devise a way to encourage the girls to want to get on board with my ideas too. It needed to be something fun, so they wouldn't get bored of it.....but also something that would be … [Read more...]

Cheater’s Guide ~ 60+ Uses For Vinegar and Freebie Printable!

Cheater's Guide ~ 60+ Uses For Vinegar and Freebie Printable! By: NotSoIdleHands.com

Well, by the looks of the "Seasonal" aisle at just about any store....it seems that Spring is soon to be upon us. And when I think of Spring, I usually start to think about cleaning up my messy house and getting all the grit and grime vanished. But, as you all may know, I get migraines.....a lot. So, the traditional cleaning products out there tend to trigger those fantastic bouts of pain and … [Read more...]

ADD Cheater’s Guide To A (Somewhat) Clean House & Freebie Printable

ADD Cheater's Guide To A (Somewhat) Clean House & Free Printable by NotSoIdleHands.com

Hello, my name is Emily and I'm a mess-a-holic. I admit it....I hate to clean and since I have ADD, I get distracted or overwhelmed super easily and am always needing to devise ways to trick myself help keep myself motivated to get my chores done. Don't get me wrong, my house isn't dirty....just always messy.  I'm terrible at putting away all things I get out for my projects and with ADD it's … [Read more...]

6 Tips for Traveling with Toddlers (and Kids too!)

Tips for Traveling with Toddlers (and Kids too!) by NotSoIdleHands.com

We are now in this busy season of travel ......traveling to see friends and family or even just to take a fun trip (to avoid friends and family hehehe) Well, we have 3 kiddos and wherever we go we are expected to take them along for the ride…..weather we want to or not. So, I wanted to share a post about how to ease the stress of traveling with the little ones. These tips are good for traveling by … [Read more...]

Cheaters Guide To Fake Ironing

Cheaters Guide To Fake Ironing By: NotSoIdleHands.com

Over here at NSIH (Not So Idle Hands), I like to take as many shortcuts as I can around the house since I seem to be so busy all.the.time. (hmmmmm, I wonder why that is). So, I want to start a new series sharing the shortcuts I've learned over time, so you can hopefully skirt around your hated chores too. The holidays are coming up fast and so I thought today I would show my cheaters shortcut … [Read more...]