Wow has this week been a crazy one!

After getting back from a lovely vacation in Myrtle Beach, we had a ton of down time while we waited for the kids to start camp. But getting our house back in order came with some unfortunate events…

Other than the usual piles of clothing to wash and things to put away, it took our entire family a few days to readjust to the normal pace of our lives! We were really loving beach life and not seeing the ocean every day really hit us hard.

And our air conditioner was leaking the entire time we were on vacation!!  So our beautiful basement is now soaking wet!

But, it could have been worse and broken the entire unit. Instead we just have a wet basement.

organizing family meal plans with home chef chicken meal

So while I was dealing with the clothes, and schedules, and laundry, and air conditioner, I was fortunate to get some food delivered from Home Chef!

This was the best as I didn’t have to worry about meal planning because it was delivered right to my door with all the fresh ingredients the recipe needed.

You can select what types of food allergies or food preferences you have so you know you are getting recipes that work for your family’s dietary needs… which we so appreciate at The Organized Mama household!

Home Chef is a local Chicago company, which I love!!  Totally saved me from having to plan our meals this past week while I got adjusted to “normal life”.

clean plate club organizing family meal plans

With kids going to camp and your weeks getting crazy, I partnered with Home Chef to give you $30 off your first order by using the code ORGANIZED (or just click this link)!!

So, with your meals for the week planned by Home Chef, you can get to donating all the unwanted items you have been hoarding collecting since the kids finished school.

toy organizer IKEA bench tutorial

I shared a massive list of (hopefully) every place on the Internet for where you can donate all your stuff. If I am missing something, let me know because I want this list to be super thorough!!

Wishing you all a wonderful Father’s Day weekend!!

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I'm Jessica

I am a mom to two kiddos + a fur baby. I am wife to Ben. I enjoy coffee, gluten-free desserts, and sleeping in. And I am The Organized Mama. 

I help families make the every day more enjoyable with practical organizing, decorating, + diy tutorials to maintain order in your home!

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