Quick Tip: Write Down Your Goals for Yourself as a Mother

I don't think there is any mother who would claim to be perfect. But so often we get stuck in a rut, wishing we could do better -- be better -- without ever taking the time to define what that really looks like in our lives. This week, think about your goals as a mother.…

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Free Printable Recipe Cards

Whether you're looking to organize your recipes, pass them on to other people or create a special gift, these simple, clean recipe cards make it easy to share your favorites. Print them and fill them out by hand (which adds a special touch!), or fill them out on your computer before printing (a great option…

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How to Fight Loneliness When You Work from Home

The following post is from Lisa of Working Naked: Working from home can be lonely. When I started my first home-based business, I was thrilled to see or hear from anyone, including phone solicitors and my neighbors. I was lonely. I knew I had reached rock bottom when I looked forward to seeing the UPS…

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Inspiration Boards That Inspire!

Artists and entrepreneurs often use inspiration boards to spark their creativity, capture ideas and, well, inspire them! I love the mix of boards below, which includes some that are lined up just so, some that are a cacaphony of images, some that are framed and some that are done directly on the wall. These inspiration…

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Quick Tip: Use Your Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

Although my husband was a graphic designer, I've only recently started using Photoshop myself. I do a little bit of photo editing, but I really enjoy working with graphics more. Whether you're using it for photography or design, one of the keys to getting the most out of Photoshop is to use hotkeys for the…

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$40 Worth of Peeled Organic Snacks for $10

Is one of your new year's resolutions to eat healthier as a family? If so, you'll definitely want to check out this hot deal from Gaggle of Chicks, a social shopping site. Today's deal is $40 worth of peeled organic snacks for just $20...but it gets better! You'll save $10 on your first purchase, making…

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10 Tips for Making Your Goals a Reality

The following is a guest post from Ashley Pichea and Meghan Tucker from the 3 in 30 Challenge: A new year often brings about reflection on the previous year and new goals and resolutions for the year ahead. How often, though, in looking back, do we discover that the goals and resolutions we made the…

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Stay Warm at Home with Less Heat

The following post is from Lindsey M. Roberts, a freelance writer covering design & décor:     I'd rather spend less money on heating during the winter and more money on throw pillows, wouldn't you? Here are a number of ways to warm up your winter home, either temperature-wise (lighting a fire) or psychologically (lighting…

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The State of the Blog: January 2011

I'm starting a new monthly series here are Blogging Your Way to review "the state of the blog" each month, and I thought I'd kick it off with a full year review and my goals for 2011: Top Referrers I am so thankful for the role that each of these bloggers  (and dozens of others!)…

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Reduce Waste with Reusable Shopping Bags

Using reusable shopping bags is no longer a new trend, and it's usually among the first changes that people make toward living greener. You can build quite a stockpile of bags just by picking up one here or there through various free offers, but if you're looking for certain types of bags, here are my…

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