Free giveaway: The Total Money Makeover!

This giveaway is now closed.  Thanks for entering! To those of you hopping over from Bloggy Giveaways – welcome to Simple Mom! For this season’s Bloggy Giveaways, I’m giving away ONE reader one of my favorite books, The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey. Since this blog is about simplifying the job of home management, (read more…)

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My guest post – the beauty of sinking funds

I’ve written a guest post today over at Bible Money Matters.  It’s part of my series here on Dave Ramsey’s Baby Steps.  Go check it out, if you’re so inclined.

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Getting a grip on email chaos

It’s been almost one week since I stared my email inefficiency in the face, and I have to say, I’m already doing better. Here are some of my thoughts since I devised a new plan: Photo by Coco Sunday • Problem #1: My husband and I share one particular e-mail account (it’s work related), and (read more…)

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Simple love for the Simple Mom’s design

My Simple Mom design tweak of the fabulous site designer Chris Pearson is featured on the front page of WP-Premiums. Go vote for it, if you’re so inclined!

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Another non-scrapbook project with scrapbook paper

I guess all this scrapbook paper my mother-in-law brought with her has gotten me inspired again. Here’s my latest art project: The colors are more muted in real life. The orange isn’t so orange, and the robin’s egg blue and chocolate brown really complement our room’s colors. Oh, and the splotches aren’t accidental – that’s (read more…)

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