Annie Payne

Watch Annie Payne weekdays on NBC11!

Annie Payne has worked in the media for 10 years as a blogger, home and garden columnist, radio DJ, and currently as the television host of MomsEveryday Western Colorado. She is the well-meaning mother of 16-year-old twin sons and 13-year-old daughter. Annie passionately believes in the MomsEveryday mission of making mom's life easier. She specializes in home organization and management, being true to oneself, bear hugging, and bathroom selfies.

Catch MomsEveryday at 7:58am on NBC11.

What I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me Before the Emergency Room

Let me first say that I am not a doctor, nor do I play one on TV, but if someone would have told me some of these things, it may have saved us some dough and my kids some trauma. Read More

Accessing Your Inner June Cleaver

June Cleaver is my hero. Clean house, happy kids, and home-cooked meals. She was loved and appreciated by Ward, Wally and “The Beave”. She was even polite and patient with the ornery, suck-up of a neighbor kid, Eddy Haskell. Read More

Why You Should Consider Donating Blood

Nationally, there’s a critical need for blood donations. Read More

What on Earth is that Smell?

The smell of a home, whether it is good or bad, is a combination of the level of cleanliness, the presence of animal life, and the products and bi-products found therein. Read More

What do your yard ornaments say about you?

I’m a sucker for a good personality assessment. I admit to having wasted time on those Facebook quizzes that help you figure out what Disney princess you would be or in which U.S. state you should live. Read More

The Dirty Dozen

The Environmental Working Group has released its latest list of fruits and vegetables found to have the most pesticides. Read More

Prepare Kids for When Mom Goes Out of Town

Nothing makes me more upset than to have parents moan and complain about camp or team sports or school activities when they themselves have not a single volunteer hour to their credit. Read More

When it Comes to Volunteering, You Gotta Put Up or Shut Up

Nothing makes me more upset than to have parents moan and complain about camp or team sports or school activities when they themselves have not a single volunteer hour to their credit. Read More

Tips for Getting Ready for Summer Break

Don’t make the mistake of planning your summer when the kids are already at home tearing the place apart. Read More

Five Things Moms Should Never Feel Guilty About

I heard a saying once that goes, “Behind every great kid is a mother who’s pretty sure she’s screwing it up.” Motherhood and excessive guilt seem to go hand-in-hand. Read More

The Many Mysteries of Easter

One of the greatest mysteries of Easter is the mystery of my favorite Easter candy, the Reese’s Peanut Butter Egg. Read More

Homeschooling Tips for Beginners

We are new to homeschooling. We are both enjoying the change, but it has come with a learning curve. Read More

How to Prepare for a New Pet

Bringing home a new family pet can be an exciting time, but how do you make the adjustment easy for everyone? Read More

Declutter Your Home and Body

There seems to be a correlation between a cluttered home and a “cluttered” body. Read More

Keep Gift Expectations Under Control

Along with all the excitement and joy of the holidays comes the stress of how to pay for it all. Read More

Unexpected Visitors? Get Spiffy in a Jiffy!

Here are some tips to get your house spiffy in a jiffy. Read More

Post-Halloween Pain Prevention

Spare your kids from post-Halloween pain - don't let them eat too much candy! Read More

T-A-N-G-O Your Way to an Organized Kitchen!

It takes two to tango, a great principle that can be applied to organizing your kitchen! Read More

To-Do List for Fall Cleaning

Spring isn’t the only time of year to do a major clean up. Fall cleaning is just as important as spring cleaning. Read More

Selling Your Home While Still Living In It

Here are some suggestions for getting a home ready for sale while still trying to live your life inside of it. Read More