How to get your whole family on the same plate

Before I became a mom, I swore I wouldn’t become a short order cook at dinnertime. I had memories of my own experience growing up — we simply ate what my mom made for dinner, and I was never consulted as to what that would be. It’s funny how much we think we know before (read more…)

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Green Goal Solution: Clothing Exchange

Written by contributor Nicole Bennett of Gidget Goes Home. Back when Simple Organic was just getting started, Katie gave us some great ideas on how we could each start setting goals to go green in various areas of our life. One of Katie’s helpful suggestions was to buy used clothing as much as possible. Since then, (read more…)

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Wash Your Reusable Shopping Bags

More and more of us are starting to use reusable shopping bags when we go out – and that”s a great thing!  Reusable shopping bags are one of the easiest ways we can do a small thing that makes a big difference. Back in February, we looked at some different options for green goals we (read more…)

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Traveling soon? Download the new, free Family Road Trip Packing List

This Thursday, my family and I head out on a three-week road trip.  We’ve traveled a lot, both cross-country and worldwide, in a variety of cultures and climates.  And I’m amazed that each time, our packing list is more or less the same. I’m a huge believer in packing light and not bringing the house (read more…)

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Weekend links

What’s keeping you from climbing Kilimanjaro? :: Unclutterer Ruffle t-shirt tutorial :: Tea Rose Home Are you guilty of these marriage mistakes? :: Simple Marriage Sugar cookie ice cream sandwiches :: Joy the Baker Entertaining: Does it take confidence? :: Reluctant Entertainer “To avoid situations in which you might make mistakes may be the biggest (read more…)

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