The best-kept secret to a clean home

While I was scraping dried food bits off my seven-month-old son’s Bumbo the other day, I was reminded of the best universal cleaning hack there is. Photo by Messy Nessy Clean it right away. Seriously. If I had wiped off my son’s Bumbo as soon as he finished spreading his meal hither and yon, it (read more…)

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Link love :: the back-to-reality edition

Photo by Athena I’ve had a fabulous vacation and staycation with my family. I’ll be back tomorrow with more of the usual here at Simple Mom – tips, hacks, ideas, and encouragement for leading a simple life while managing your home. And very soon – get ready for another great giveaway! All five guest posters (read more…)

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Soap, delightful drawings, homage to a pencil, and more

Simple Mom has some great sponsors. For the record, I am picky about recommending resources to my readers. Because I advocate simple living and frugality, it would be confusing at best to recommend a bunch of stuff you don’t really need. Every dollar in our household has a name, so I would be doing you (read more…)

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Monster storytime

The following is a guest article from Marie at Make and Takes, where she writes about great ideas and crafts for family fun. Photo by Woof Nanny I’m excited to be posting over here at Simple Mom. As a mom, I try to make things simple too, while still having fun. Whether it’s crafts, recipes, (read more…)

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Link love :: the Good Times, Noodle Salad edition

Photo by Seth It’s vacation time around here! My family and I are taking this next week off of work, and we’ll be doing both a short holiday to the beach and a staycation right here at home. We are very much looking forward to much-needed rest, relaxation, fun, and reconnecting as a family. I’m (read more…)

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