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I am a proud homeschool mamma! I’ve been homeschooling my teenagers since forever.

CAMP declutter: Bookcase Styling

I can’t believe that we are 10 weeks into 2017, how can that be? I am very excited to share with you this week’s CAMP declutter project, it’s a big one! Last week, I started cleaning up the far left corner of my foyer that often becomes a dumping ground. After I put all my envelopes and mail supplies into the old yellow box, I got busy cleaning up the bookcases.     I spent a day or two purging books and rearranging them, they had been loosely organized by color, and now they are organized by subject matter. I’ve culled these shelves about 5 times in the last 12 months, each time I get rid of a little more. A year ago, I started sorting out all the homeschool books from years past. Unfortunately, I added other books and board games, keeping the shelves jammed full. Why were there so many books on the shelves? Like I said, I had to do that a few times, slowly getting rid or storing sentimental books. As …

Absence of Structure

(Please Note: All dirty words in the post are in italics! This post is not for the fainthearted and unorganized! If you’re a wandering soul, like me, please read with wine and chocolate at hand.) When I started this blog in January of this year I made a plan, 90 days of pure bloggy structure! I figured that if I blogged 5 days a week I could share my loot and my creative projects. The end goal was–and is–to find my creative self again. Running a creative business for over 8 years really sapped all my creativity. Since I started my blog in 2006, blogging has become a business for a lot of folks, and all businesses need a good foundation, right? Well… More on that below!! Over the years people started telling us that we all needed a blog post schedule. OMG, there’s even app’s for that. WTH? For me blogging is all about expressing myself, letting my readers know what’s on my mind today and not what I found most appropriate for that …