Keep your holiday supplies simple with an inventory and a plan

Photo by Foto Blitz Color This week’s project is not revolutionary or a brand new idea, but the kicker is doing it in plenty of advanced time. This week, we’ll take inventory of our holiday items, get rid of what we no longer need, and make a shopping list for the things you need to (read more…)

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Create an art cabinet: an easy storage solution for craft supplies

You all have asked some amazing questions.  Truly.  It’s given me some great writing fodder – I’ve collated and stored every single query, so I’ll sprinkle some of my answers throughout future content this fall here on Simple Mom. First up – reader Vintage Mommy asks, “I am really struggling to organize my daughter’s toys (read more…)

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Lackluster walls at home? Low on extra funds? Think outside the box.

Three things about me – I’m not a fan of bare walls, I don’t really care for standard pre-packaged art, and I’m not made of money. Combined, those facts mean I need to flex my creative muscles when it comes to home decor. Here’s a short photographic tour of some of our home’s walls, and (read more…)

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Subscribing to Blogs 101 : the why, the how, & the where

Simple Mom reader Mindy wrote me recently and asked this question: “I don’t have a lot of extra time but I find that blogs can eat up the little bit of time I do have. I find that some people don’t update their blog daily or even weekly but I can’t remember if I checked (read more…)

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Keep your home clutter-free

This is a guest post from Emily at Remodeling This Life. She blogs about her family’s adventures in remodeling their home and also about simple and frugal living. One of the hardest things that I face in my home with a husband and two children is clutter. I feel like I am constantly battling misplaced (read more…)

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