Win a piece of jewelry that celebrates your family

This giveaway is now closed.  Congrats to Colleen, Kelley, Jen, and Monica! Photo by Salvatore Falcone There are two more big giveaways before Christmas on Simple Mom…  and today is one of them.  (By the way, I’ve got mixed emotions about all these giveaways – I’m a bit weary just reading my words about them (read more…)

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The 2009 reading list for the Sound Mind, Sound Mom book club

Photo by Lori Greig In one month, the Sound Mind, Sound Mom Book Club begins. It was not easy selecting the six books for 2009 – there are a lot of great ones out there, and you all suggested so many.  In the end, the final decision was based on variety, topics that were broad (read more…)

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Link love :: Kick off the Christmas season with simple home decor

Photo by Gaëtan Bourque I love decorating for Christmas starting the first weekend after Thanksgiving.  Something about all the food and family puts me in the mood to dust off the Christmas carols and start adorning our home with the spirit of the season. We’ve got two basic guidelines for holiday decor: If at all (read more…)

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A BIG gift basket giveaway for the littles in your life

This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Amber, the winner of the gift basket! Photo by Jude Kyle Today I’ve got a gift basket giveaway that enhances life with little ones.  Since this blog is about simplicity, and since it’s geared towards parents, these products align perfectly with our entire philosophy here.  Plus, I love (read more…)

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Simple Mom: behind the scenes

Photo by Caryn Werner I loved the posts recently at Small Notebook and at Almost Frugal, where Rachel and Kelly both answered some more personal questions about themselves.  Since I’ve got quite the backlog of questions from you guys, I thought I’d take some time and answer the personal ones.  So here goes… Everything You (read more…)

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