The stockings were hung artwork {101 Days of Christmas}

I first “met” Melissa Beaver through Instagram. I love the way she captures the every day moments of motherhood and her commitment to intentional community. She is also an incredible artist and owner of The Lovely Words, an Etsy shop featuring her prints and Scripture memory cards. I asked Melissa if she’d be interested in creating a […]

6 Ways You Should Be Using Glycerin at Home

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: Glycerin has always been one of those mystery products to me. I’ve heard about it a lot in natural living circles —  “Oh, glycerin is a great natural health and beauty product!” — but didn’t actually know what to do with it. I’ve actually had this […]

Treat Yourself to These Luxuries of Simplicity

The following post is from Rachel of The Minimalist Mom: Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. – Leonardo Da Vinci Many people equate minimalism or voluntary simplicity with austerity or deprivation. They picture minimalism as cold hard days with the most basic of meals and a home that echos with emptiness- instead of seeing what remains […]

Teaching Kids to Organize Their Time

The following guest post is from Kristin Sterk of Organizing Life with Less: Every night, do you battle the question with your kids: “Have you finished this?” knowing full well, they have not accomplished everything they have to before bedtime? Helping kids organize their time and teaching time management skills at a young age can […]