May link round up

I can’t believe it’s June – it feels like it was just New Year’s Day! Here are my favorite posts from May here at Simple Mom: Lazy Saturdays with Dutch Babies How Do You Declutter? Personal Finance 101 – Pay Off Your Home Mortgage Chore Chart for Preschoolers Your Morning Routine – Start Your Day (read more…)

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Decorating: use your eyes

Photo by shuna fish lydon We’ve finally come to using the sense of sight, which is, quite frankly, the most obvious one when it comes to decorating your home and making it a haven. Instead of reinventing the wheel and writing things that are already out there, I’ll just write a few tips on what (read more…)

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Decorating: use your taste buds

How do you deliciously decorate your home? With food and drink, of course. Photo by pachey But what’s the difference between serving food to your family and guests, and actually using it to adorn your dwelling, to further make your home a haven? I think it has to do with thinking about others’ tastes, making (read more…)

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Decorating: use your skin

Photo by jared I admit the sense of touch is the hardest one for me to write about. I have ideas, but they’re mostly intangible – like “make your home comfortable.” Who doesn’t know that already? I recruited my husband to help, and together, we came up with a few ideas on how to make (read more…)

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Decorating: use your nose

One of my childhood friend’s homes really stands out in my memory – it always smelled wonderfully. I loved walking through their door and discovering what aroma I’d be treated to. That delicious bread-and-cookie smell stands out the strongest (being a kid, after all), but I also remember the sweet smell of flowers, fruit, and (read more…)

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