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How to Stop Dreading Your Cleaning Routine

Download on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Why You’ve Got to Listen to This Episode… In today’s episode, I’m talking with Becky Rapinchuk, founder of Clean Mama, who is an expert in simple systems that help you consistently maintain that cozy place between chaotic and spotless. We’re talking all about taking a business from side-hustle …

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7 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss Mamas Talk Money 2020

We’re doing a happy dance over here at Smart Money Mamas because it’s that time of year again! Our annual online summit, Mamas Talk Money, starts October 12th. This is our five day virtual conference packed with over 40 unbelievable financial experts who are also amazing mamas. Today, we’re giving you a sneak peak of …

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The Systems You Need to Make Your Home a Haven

Download on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Why You’ve Got to Listen to This Episode… In today’s episode, I’m talking with blogger, founder of I heart Planners, and host of the Get Organized HQ Summit, Laura Smith. Laura loves simplifying life with systems, but she understands how easy it is to fall off the wagon …

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Are Home Improvements Worth the Cost

Are Home Improvements Worth It? A Homeowner’s Checklist

Many homeowners view home improvement projects as investments in the long-term value of their homes. I certainly thought that would be the case when we bought our first home! But further research and discussion with our real estate agent led us to find out that most home improvement projects only earn back 60%-70% of the cost …

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Minimalist and waste free home with kids

Minimalism, Motherhood, and How to Rediscover Green Living

I like to think that I was a minimalist before it was cool. With a background in architecture and design, I have always appreciated the elegant lines of mid-century modern furniture, and the clean aesthetic of many Japanese homes. While studying at the Rhode Island School of Design, a professor once instructed me to “only …

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How to use the KonMari method and organize your garage

How I Used the Konmari Method to Clean Up My Garage

I recently announced (to no one in particular) that going forward my makeup routine will consist of only mascara because “I just don’t have time to put it on.” Also, I recently managed to binge watch the entire first season of Tidying Up with Marie Kondo on Netflix in just 3 days. Priorities. If you …

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Reduce waste at home to save money

10 Ways to Reduce Waste 🗑️ & Save Money 💰

How many things do you buy that ultimately end up in a landfill? 30% of your purchases? 40%? More? As our lives have gotten busier, the need for instant gratification has increased. Which means single-serving sizes, plastic packaging, and products that are cheaper and pretty, but also lower quality. Driving more frequent replacements and much, …

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