Tips to prettify inexpensive flowers

I love having fresh flowers in the house, and my husband seems to know just the right time to bring them home. But if you’re not cost-savvy, they can cost a fortune. Sometimes the most eye-popping flower arrangements contain simple, inexpensive flowers and supplies. Simple flowers, like carnations, work best in all one color. Eliminate (read more…)

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Happy Mother’s Day!

The phrase “working mother” is redundant. ~ Jane Sellman An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy. ~ Spanish Proverb The formative period for building character for eternity is in the nursery. The mother is queen of that realm and sways a scepter more potent than that of kings or priests. ~ Author (read more…)

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The Carnival of Modern Home Dwelling is still taking submissions

Hey, you Simple Mommers – Today’s Homemaker is hosting the first-ever Carnival of Modern Home Dwelling, and she’s taking submissions through midnight on May 12. Topics covered will be: Art and Craft Eco-fab Interior Design Fashion Food Green Living Organization, and Outdoor Living Entries can be about anything – how to, recommended products, stories, advice, (read more…)

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The 2 key questions to ask while decluttering

In the poll I had in my sidebar last week (I’ve got a new one there, by the way), I was somewhat surprised to learn that most of you find organizing to be the hardest part of your home management. I wasn’t surprised because I think it’s easy, but because you said it was harder (read more…)

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How do you declutter?

There are two schools of thought when it comes to decluttering: Touch everything only once, and Declutter in steps, moving piles around until it’s done. When you touch everything only once, you pick up an item and put it in its rightful place immediately, even if it means going to the other side of the (read more…)

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