Spring cleaning: tips & techniques

Photo courtesy of Real Simple The Spring Cleaning Party starts this Monday, and I hope you’re all as ready as I am to start the spring cleaning process in your home!  Decluttering, cleaning, and organizing your living space will not only freshen up your home, it will lift your spirits and get you motivated to (read more…)

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An announcement!

Photo by Demi-Brooke If I post on a Tuesday, it’s usually to pose a question for you all to answer in the comments. Today, however, I wanted to share a brief bit of news. I have recently begun writing a book, due in bookstores fall 2010! I’ve had the privilege of working with an editor (read more…)

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One way to increase passion In marriage – live simply

This time last year, my wife and I were making preparations to place our house on the market. We weren’t looking to move to an enormous house, but since we now had two kids, we were looking to gain another bedroom and a bit more storage space. After several weeks of preparation and organization, a (read more…)

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Weekend links

Photo by Abby Lanes I Have Had Enough :: Frugal Dad The Turning Point :: Get Rich Slowly Great Gifts for Kids That Don’t Involve “Stuff” :: Small Notebook Daddy, I’m Bored :: The Wisdom Journal Use What We Have – Ugly Craigslist Canvas :: Like Merchant Ships Project Procrastinators – Unite! :: The Inspired (read more…)

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The emotional benefits to becoming debt-free

Awhile back, we became debt-free.  It was amazing to realize we weren’t indebted to anyone, that after we paid our living expenses, we could decide what to do with our money. But the benefits to becoming debt-free extend beyond the financial.  There was an internal refining process to our family that transformed us. And we (read more…)

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