If you don't always know if you make much of a difference as a stay at home mom, my I suggest you stop doing anything around the house for two days straight. Our house is now a complete disaster. Ha!
Italian-style bossa nova is basically the best ambient music ever.
Second day hair always looks best. I should remember this when I have an event- fix hair the night before.
Big family dinners are not always necessary. Sometimes two can have leftovers, one tuna and crackers, and another a scrambled egg.
Exercise will become second nature if you do it often enough. I don't even think about it anymore. I just do it every day, sometimes I even look forward to it.
Same goes for portion control. One day you turn around and realize you are eating a fraction of what you used to without even thinking about it.
Flip flops are so much better than heels. And Havianas really are better than old navy flip flops.
In a world of electronics, paperback books still reign king for me.
Drop cloths make the best quick curtains.
Keeping the new car clean pays off when you hand it over to the valet without being embarassed by all the junk.
Loving the music of Janelle Monet. Her videos for Tightrope and Q.U.E.E.N. are so awesome. Also, I will never ever get tired of Eddie Vedder.