A monthly menu plan for the Spring

Photo by Alyson Hurt It’s been several months since I wrote about menu planning; mostly, because I haven’t menu planned in awhile. With all our traveling in the States, it’s only been this past week that we’ve had some semblance of a normal life since mid-October. But we’re all itching for some well-planned meals around (read more…)

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Weekend links

Photo by Sue • Book of Days :: Blue Yonder Ranch • Dead Simple Guide to Beating Procrastination :: Zen Habits • “We’re Constantly at War Over Chores” :: Redbook • Ruthless Simplicity: How to Ward Off Doing More and Burning Out :: Unclutterer • Make Your Own Organic Baby Wash :: Rookie Moms • (read more…)

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A simplified story of our economic crisis

Photo by Mike Licht The following is a guest post from The Weakonomist, the anonymous blogger behind Weakonomics.com. The media has tried to explain the current economic crisis. But many of them don’t fully understand it themselves, so elements and details are lost in translation. The ultimate failure is trying to explain it in a (read more…)

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20 tips for finding your routine with kids

Photo by D. Sharon Pruitt Reader Marilyn asks, “I am struggling to set some kind of schedule for my family. I’m new to the SAHM thing (I went back to work after my son was 5 months) and have a 5-month-old and a 3-year-old who is now at home with me.  I’ve been kind of (read more…)

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Weekend links

Photo by Sharon Mollerus • Talking Photography :: Mt. Hope Chronicles • Getting Back to Basics :: Remodeling This Life • Building a Child’s Personal Library :: Honey for a Child’s Heart • 4 Ways to Fight the “I Might Need it Someday” Syndrome :: On Simplicity • How to Improve Marriage & Slow Down (read more…)

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