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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Menu plan Monday – looooow maintenance grub

Easy peasy, Japaneezy. That’s the theme for this week’s menu because my inlaws are still in town, we’re still out of the house sightseeing for much of the day, and heck, I’ve still got a three-month-old. Photo by hervioletsky MONDAY: chicken pot pie TUESDAY: carbonara WEDNESDAY: stir fry (our Wednesday night staple) THURSDAY: veggie red (read more…)

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