Gather your holiday addresses now, when there’s still plenty of time

This week, I’m collating our Christmas card mailing address.  This isn’t too complicated for me, since I already keep an extensive database of friends and family with FileMaker Pro. But even if you don’t have this, it still shouldn’t take you too long.  Set aside a few hours this week, and gather your mailing addresses.  (read more…)

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10 pieces every mom needs in her wardrobe

Miss Britt is a Simple Mom Lifestyle Makeover waiting to happen, as she juggles parenting, marriage, writing and a day job, with an extreme case of Never Enough Hours In The Day. But her closet is absolutely fabulous.  You can find her writing at Miss Britt, and as editor of the Blissful Style channel at (read more…)

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30 simple ways to get your child ready to read

Sara is a literacy junkie who longs to run away with Pigeon to drive buses and stay up late. She also discusses the art of simple living at On Simplicity, where she’s slowly learning how to have less and enjoy more. Getting your little ones ready to read is a huge, complicated undertaking. Or maybe (read more…)

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Nurture your kids’ creativity & independence with an art box

Amanda writes at Kiddio, where she writes about fun projects, ideas to bring the creative spirit into your home, links to neat stuff on the web, and ways to make daily life with your children more enjoyable. I admit it. I have an art supply habit. Pink marker gone missing? I’ll happily pick up a (read more…)

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Q&A Tuesday: who do you listen to?

Today’s Q&A Tuesday comes from my dear friend Allison of Mrs. Fussypants’ Guide to Life.  She’s also the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Blissfully Domestic, which means she’s my boss when I wear my Digital Bliss Editor hat.  Most impressively, she’s a mom to five (five!) boys.  She is powered by grace and coffee. She needs (read more…)

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