Weekly link round-up :: the sensible artiste edition

I’m interrupting the How to be Disorganized and Unproductive series for my regular weekend round-up. Here’s what I’ve enjoyed from my RSS reader this week: Photo from Angry Chicken Artsyness I made ribbon, reluctantly :: How About Orange (super-cute non-cutesy ribbon!) Understanding Aperture :: Digital Photography School Felt-Covered Hair Clips :: Angry Chicken Homemade Toy (read more…)

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How to be disorganized & unproductive, #5: overcommit

This is the second part to a six part series here on Simple Mom. Photo by Corey Bond Are you Wonder Woman? Probably not. But you might be living like you were given superpowers, and you go to bed frustrated that those powers didn’t kick in when you needed them. This is a pretty common (read more…)

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How to be disorganized & unproductive, #6: neglect yourself

This is the first part to a six part series entitled “The 6 Keys to a Disorganized, Unproductive Day at Home.” Photo by Ashley Goodwin It’s said so often it’s almost cliché – if mama’s not doing well, the whole family won’t do well. We all know it’s important to do those little things to (read more…)

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The 6 keys to a disorganized, unproductive day at home :: an introduction

Photo by emiwiki This is the introduction to a six part series here on Simple Mom. Lately, I’ve been getting email after email from readers that sound rather – how shall I put it? – hopeless. A number of you are discouraged in your crucial job of home manager, feeling as though there’s an unreachable (read more…)

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A month-long menu plan

Every once in awhile, I go ahead and menu plan our dinners for the entire month. When I’m getting busy in another area of life, it often helps to simplify another area – and our menus are an easy place to do that. Photo by Thomas Hawk As usual, I rotate between daily themes, but (read more…)

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