Today’s Most Important Tasks

Mamas are busy. And by default, we’re multi-taskers. There’s no other way we can do a load of laundry and pay bills and buy groceries and make dinner and spend quality time with our kids. But I’d say the number one enemy of productivity in a mom’s life – especially when she has very small (read more…)

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My brain – aka, my Home Management Notebook

“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.” -William Morris This is my favorite mantra for home management. I’m sort-of a minimalist by default, but it’s still not easy to keep a well-organized, efficient, peaceful home when you’ve got three-foot mess makers running around. Or (read more…)

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Free giveaway: The Total Money Makeover!

This giveaway is now closed.  Thanks for entering! To those of you hopping over from Bloggy Giveaways – welcome to Simple Mom! For this season’s Bloggy Giveaways, I’m giving away ONE reader one of my favorite books, The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey. Since this blog is about simplifying the job of home management, (read more…)

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My guest post – the beauty of sinking funds

I’ve written a guest post today over at Bible Money Matters.  It’s part of my series here on Dave Ramsey’s Baby Steps.  Go check it out, if you’re so inclined.

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Getting a grip on email chaos

It’s been almost one week since I stared my email inefficiency in the face, and I have to say, I’m already doing better. Here are some of my thoughts since I devised a new plan: Photo by Coco Sunday • Problem #1: My husband and I share one particular e-mail account (it’s work related), and (read more…)

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