Managing your business’s slow season

The following post is from Katie of Making This Home and Gadanke: This time of year is always our slowest sales season at the Gadanke journal shop. Chances are, if you are a blogger or retailer outside of tourism, it's your slower season, too. From a business perspective, this quieter time is a huge blessing. That…

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Day in the Life of a Homeschooling, Work-at-Home Mom

I recently shared a pictorial "day in the life" on Instagram and thought I'd share it here as well with some extra explanations about what our daily schedule/routine looks like. Although we don't follow it perfectly, we've found that keeping a pretty consistent routine makes things run much smoother and helps everybody know what to…

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Giveaway: Avery Customizable Labels {Small Business, Crafts + More}

This giveaway is now closed! The winner is Kimberly ([email protected])! Avery has a fun new line of products that are perfect for small  businesses looking to create custom branding and marketing materials. Whether you run an Etsy shop, sell baked goods at a local farmer's market or make homemade soap, there's a label that's perfect…

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{30} Ways to Make Money from Home

I am counting down the days to my 30th birthday, and I couldn't be more excited! Truly! As I was brainstorming ways to celebrate here on the blog, I couldn't help but think that 30 lists of {30} items would be just about perfect for my type-A, list-making self. Join me for the next month…

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Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow in the Life of Lindsey M. Roberts

This interview is part of our “Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow in the Life of…” series. The interviewees share how their past has shaped who they are today as well as who they hope to be in the future. If you’d like to participate, just send me an email at [email protected] and I’ll send you a…

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Small Business Owners Avoid Extra Bookkeeping

The following post is from Madison of My Dollar Plan and Kids and Money at about.com: When congress passed the recent healthcare reform bill, there was a little provision in it that would have had big impacts for small businesses. Luckily, it was recently repealed. Here's more from Jill, one of the staff writers at…

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Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow in the Life of Myra

I'm excited to introduce a new series we'll be doing at Life Your Way, called "Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow in the Life of..." Each week I'll post an interview with someone as they share how their past has shaped who they are today as well as who they hope to be in the future.We're starting with…

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Getting Ready for Next Year’s Tax Season…Today

The following tax tips are brought to you by DYMO: Tax season is over for the year, but I have one more tax-related task for you... Get ready for next tax season by creating systems to help you collect and organize tax information as it comes in! Think about your tax preparation process: What documents…

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Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow in the Life of Katie Kimball

I'm excited to introduce a new series we'll be doing at Life Your Way, called "Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow in the Life of..." Each week I'll post an interview with someone as they share how their past has shaped who they are today as well as who they hope to be in the future. We're starting…

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Why I hate the idea of “balance”

Ah, work-life balance. Such a hot topic these days, no? One of the benefits of being a woman and mother in the 21st century is that there are a million options for men and women alike, and we no longer need to make a choice between family and career. In fact, earlier this week, Tsh at The…

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