What’s more beneficial – single-tasking or multi-tasking?

Photo by liikenevalo I‘m a big believer in multi-tasking. I like folding laundry while I’m talking with my husband, letting dinner simmer on the stove while I empty the dishwasher, and straightening up the bathroom while my preschooler takes her bath. I’ve also witnessed the power of single-tasking, and in this era when we worship (read more…)

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Weekly link round-up: the read, relax, & enjoy (for me) edition

Photo by MorBCN I won’t bore you with what I’ve been working on this week, but let’s just say I’m hopelessly behind reading my favorite blogs. But I have enjoyed a few highlights from my reader. I hope you fish some good stuff out of them, too: Three Things You Wish You’d Known at 20 (read more…)

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It’s a motherlode of prizes: seven gifts, ONE fortuitous winner

Photo by Crystal This giveaway is now closed. Check back soon for the winner! Fall is in the air – can you feel it? Yeah, neither can I. But I’m elated that it’s around the corner, because hands-down, it’s my absolute favorite season. I love the smells, the sounds, the sights… I eagerly await the (read more…)

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Gift giving & wishing made easy

I know there’s differing opinions, but I love the concept of registries for weddings and upcoming babies. My personal gift-giving preference is to give something practical together with something “just for fun,” and registries help me give just what someone would need and what they want. Brilliant, I say. I’ve started using Wishpot, which I (read more…)

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

Photo by Kerri 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 (read more…)

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