Link love :: the book-loving, creative-aspiring edition

Photo by Wesley Satterwhite You all know a good book when you see one! There were almost 1,000 entries for The Creative Family, including comments, secret code entries (the code was “underwater basket weaving,”), and additional mentions on your blogs. I wish I could give one to all of you, but that doesn’t mean you (read more…)

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Forming new habits: approach the goal gradually

How did you do on your habit change for July? Photo by Michael Wriston I’ve been testing out the theory that it takes 30 days of consistent action for that action to become a habit. So far, the theory has not really worked for me. I’m sure it has something to do with the fact (read more…)

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Asking the readers: what’s your dream productivity tool?

I’ve got a slightly odd question for you, dear readers. I’m specifically talking to you work at home moms, either with a separate business or solely with your household. Photo by Chelsea Otakan What would your ultimate “productivity system” for managing your home look like? There’s stuff like Getting Things Done, there’s Zen to Done, (read more…)

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Enliven everyday life with an inspiration board

One of the things I really appreciate about The Creative Family, aside from the great practical ideas on how to create as a family, is the general mantra to keep beauty and creativity in your home. I believe Amanda advocates simple living in her own unique way, because the things she recommends are not things (read more…)

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The Creative Family by Amanda Soule : an interview & a giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. Check here for the winners! A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of interviewing Amanda Soule, author of the wonderful book The Creative Family, and writer of the hugely popular blog Soule Mama. Photo by Meg McElwee I adore her book. It has given me a renewed spirit of (read more…)

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