Quick Tip: Always Have Pen & Paper Available

An important part of being productive is emptying your mind with regular brain dumps so that you're not trying to remember things while working on a project or your to-do list, even subconsciously. As part of this, I've gotten into the habit of carrying paper with me everywhere so that I'm not scouring for a…

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Cases for All of Your Favorite Gadgets
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Cases for All of Your Favorite Gadgets

I love gadgets of all kinds, and I love all the fun cases that go with them too! You may have noticed in my recent office pictures that I have a bit of a thing for red, and my red Kindle case makes me smile pretty much every time I reach for it. Here are…

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FREE Christmas Planning eBook & Printables
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FREE Christmas Planning eBook & Printables

Can you believe the countdown is on with just 100 days until Christmas? To help you organize and simplify your holiday plans, I've put together a short free ebook packed full of tips and action steps as well as a set of free Christmas printables so that you can create your own planner. View or…

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Use Personal Visual Clues to Avoid Overspending

The following post is from Linsey of Wise Bread.com, Lille Punkin' and The Freelance Farmer: I really envy those moms who have it together when it comes to using coupons and saving big money. Those super-savvy experts like Deal Seeking Mom, for example, have the clearance prices and stockpiling techniques down to an art. But…

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Repurposing Napkin Holders into Book Stands

    I absolutely love my office, which is a good thing since I spend a lot of time up here. I have a lot of favorites, but at the top of the list are these repurposed Ikea napkin holders, which make perfect bookstands:   Not only do they look cool, but they also keep…

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Introducing Children to Technology

Like allowances, eating habits and a million other choices we make every day, introducing kids to technology is a hot topic with a wide spectrum of opinions ranging from sheltering young kids from technology to introducing it early and often. While this is a choice we each have to make for our own families, I…

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Journaling with a Twist: A Family Journal

The following post is from Kat of Inspired To Action: Would you like a simple and fun way to capture your children’s perspective, personality and opinions at various phases of their childhood? Capturing Memories: No Scissors Required Some mom’s are great at scrapbooking or journaling and do this with ease. Others, like me, well…not so…

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Take Command of Your Space with Command Brand

A few weeks ago, I shared a little bit about how I was using Command Brand products to help organize our homeschool area. I hung our clock on the side of our toy/school cabinet and used clips to hold the girls art work, and while I love the simplicity and ease of using the Command…

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10 Snacks Kids Can Make Themselves

I'm working on a series of posts over at Cozi's Live Simply called Helping Kids Help Themselves, and the first in the series is about 10 snacks that kids can make themselves: When I moved out of my parent's house (which happened to be the day I got married at 20 years old), I didn't…

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HTML Cheat Sheet for Bloggers

Almost all bloggers have to learn the basics of HTML at some point. Although you can do a lot in the visual view of your dashboard, you have much more flexibility and control if you understand the HTML side as well. With that in mind, I put together this cheat sheet of commonly used HTML…

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