A family morning with blueberry ricotta pancakes

The following is a guest post written by Ali B. Photo by Phil and Pam Summer is winding down and fresh blueberries are at their peak. Blueberries on their own are delicious, but why not turn them into a more substantial breakfast meal, perfect for kids and adults alike? I especially love this recipe for (read more…)

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Managing my home with a pen

Photo by Vero & Vincent I don’t collect much, but if there was one thing I have a weakness for, it’s journals. For some reason, I’m attracted to them like a moth to a flame. Don’t know if it’s my passion for writing and their blank pages just beg me to scribble, but whenever I (read more…)

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Link love :: the Kids are Great edition

Not all Simple Mom readers are mothers – in fact, not all of them are parents.  But at this moment, I’m reflecting on how much I love being a mama.  My kids are so fun. Here are a few of my favorite links from my reading this week that are related to parenting (some were (read more…)

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Home management online: my favorite tools

Photo by David Joyce As I mentioned before, I use both paper and plastic to manage my home – both have their beauty and place in the home.  There’s no right way to use the plethora of resources available, but as I implement the trial-and-error method to refine my productivity, I’ve learned what works best (read more…)

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Paper or plastic?

Photos by martha and daniel k. gebhart These days, technology provides so many great resources for home managers.  Paper is becoming more and more obsolete, and the free web apps and tools save us money and time as we effectively run our homes. But you know what?  I kinda like writing on paper. There’s something (read more…)

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