6 Benefits to Getting Organized and Slowing Down

The following post is from Laura of I'm an Organizing Junkie: There are many benefits to becoming organized, but today I'd like to concentrate on the six that have made the biggest impact on my life since I began my own journey 5 years ago. It was the birth of my youngest son that sparked…

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Eating for Energy to Beat the Winter Blahs

The following guest post is from Pam of Be Healthy, Be Happy Wellness: Feeling sluggish?  The long stretch of days between Christmas and Spring Break can be tough.  The sky is grey, the days are cold.  How can you get though it without gaining ten pounds and slogging through each day? Just getting out of…

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Add a Touch of Green to Your Decor with DIY Woven Felt Coasters

The following post is from Janel of Life with Lucie and Ella.: March is the perfect time to add a touch of green to your home decor! Not only does green decor work for St. Patrick's Day, but using emerald green is one of the design trends for 2013 too. One inexpensive and easy way…

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Spring Cleaning Made Easy: 31 Mini Tasks to a Clean Home

After a lame winter that left us shivering in the cold without the pretty snow blanket we anticipate every year (while our neighbors to the north and south got beautiful blizzards!), our family is anxious for spring's arrival! And without fail, as soon as the weather starts to warm up each year, we throw open…

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10 Affordable Ways to Add BIG Decor to Your Home

The following post is from Lisa of The Pennington Point: Since our family has always been on a tight budget, there has never been much money for home decor.  Through the years I scrapped and taught myself to redo junk and paint anything that isn't breathing. In the early 90s, there was one weak moment…

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4 Ways to Display Children’s Artwork

The following post is from Lindsey M. Roberts, a design & décor writer: Fresh flowers and verdant plants give a home life, but so does children's art with all of its beautiful, perfect imperfections. But we all know how much artwork kids bring home from school, camp, and friends' homes; not to mention the artwork…

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How to Organize Meals for Those in Need

The following post is from Becky of Organizing Made Fun: How often is it that you know of someone who has just had surgery, a baby, or is just going through a difficult time in their lives, and you want to do something for them? One of the best things you can do is bring…

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Green Living: Protecting Your Family vs. Protecting the Environment

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: Why do you think it’s important to live a natural and eco-friendly lifestyle? Is it to protect the health of your family and avoid your exposure to chemicals and toxins as much as possible? Or is it because you feel a responsibility to protect the health…

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10 Steps to a Styrofoam Free World

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: Coffee and doughnuts after church, anyone? Unfortunately, since most churches probably use Styrofoam cups for their weekly fellowship, they help contribute to the 25 billion Styrofoam cups trashed every year in America alone. Styrofoam is technically plastic number 6, polystyrene. It can be accepted for recycling,…

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Say Goodbye to Tangled Necklaces with a DIY Jewelry Rack

The following post is from Janel of Life with Lucie and Ella.: For our 5th wedding anniversary, my husband surprised me with a beautiful wooden jewelry box. Although it is spacious as far as jewelry boxes go, it can no longer contain my steadily growing collection of necklaces. They just end in a tangled mess…

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