The Clumsy Homemaker Blog

Wife, working mom and lover/student of many things food and home.


5 Simple Organization Tips for Working Moms Pin7ShareTweet+1 As a working mom, I’m always in search of organization tips to help me manage what feels like a million things that fill up my days.   You know what I’m talking about.  We have to hit the ground running from the time we open our eyes in the morning until our head hits the pillow at night.  It can be…shall we say…a little overwhelming. Between work,...

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Parenting Advice From a 9-year-old Pin5ShareTweet+1 Mom, You are doing a great JOB! Imagine my surprise as I’m flipping through the pages of my little spiral notebook filled with scribbly notes and to-do lists and find this beautiful gem of encouragement from my 9-year-old daughter.  It stopped me in my tracks. Who would have thought that one of the most valuable pieces of parenting advice I’ve ever received would come from my...

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My #1 Mom Hack – Online Grocery Shopping Pin2ShareTweet+1   OK, friends.  Time for my number one, all-time, best mom hack.  This might just change your world…it did for me. Say it with me. Online…Grocery…Shopping.   Oh my goodness, the time I save by not having to go to the grocery store!  It’s like having a personal assistant do your shopping for you.  I usually do my online grocery shopping at night after the kids are sound...

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Best Gifts For Guys 2018   Pin6ShareTweet+1   Oh, the men in our lives.   We love them so much, but they can be so darn hard to shop for!  My husband is a techy guy.  I am not a techy gal.  So usually when I’m trying to get him a gift, he ends up with a generic gift card to somewhere he could shop anytime he wants.  I don’t think he minds, but sometimes I want to give him a more personal gift that shows how well I know him.   With the...

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5 Practical Subscription Boxes For Busy Moms   Pin8ShareTweet+1 Hello Friends! Let’s talk subscription boxes for busy moms who need to save some serious time. Maybe you’re like me and you’ve seen ads for subscription boxes and services all over your social media.  For the longest time I scrolled right on past thinking they weren’t the right fit for my family, or my budget.  Why would I subscribe to something when I can just get what I...

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6 Tips to Manage Stress and Achieve Holiday Bliss   Pin4ShareTweet+1 I love the holidays. The crisp air, the excitement of family gatherings and making memories with my kids. It all seems so perfect and Norman Rockwell-esque in my head and then…reality sets in and I’m thinking about making gift lists, planning what I will bring to those family gatherings, shopping and wrapping presents, the crowds in the stores, shipping times for...

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