Scheduling Our Priorities

The following post is from Bernice Wood of Living the Balanced Life: Don't prioritize your schedule -- schedule your priorities." ~ Stephen Covey Many time management systems recommend that you make your task list and then prioritize each activity by using A, B, C… Stephen Covey’s statement above turns that system around and sounds more…

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9 Ideas for Using Mason or Repurposed Jars When You Entertain

I've been a bit obsessed with entertaining ideas lately -- as my "Let's Party" Pinterest board shows -- as I plan for a backyard get-together with some of our friends next weekend. I especially love ideas that incorporate repurposed jars or mason jars, and there really are so many creative ways to use them for…

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Giveaway: Bluapple Produce Saver (3 Winners!)

This giveaway is now closed! The winners are Sam ([email protected]), Shana ([email protected]), Stefanie Bunning ([email protected])! All living plants -- especially fruits, vegetables and flowers -- give off ethylene gas as a chemical signal to help speed up ripening. While this obviously has its place in nature, when we store fruits and veggies in our refrigerator,…

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Weekend Reading: June 4, 2011

Earlier this year, WV Living contacted us about possibly doing a story on our home and family. Lindsey Roberts, who contributes to the decorating channel here at Life Your Way, actually wrote the story, and Nikki Bowman, the editor-in-chief, and a photographer came out on Mother's Day to do a photo shoot. Even knowing that…

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Mix & Match Fruit Smoothies

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Today I'm over at the Plan to Eat Blog sharing on of our favorite summer treats, mix and match smoothies: Because all of my girls have dealt with dairy intolerances when they were infants and toddlers, I've never made yogurt/milk smoothies. Instead, I make pure fruit smoothies -- usually with whatever fruit combinations I have…

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Quick Tip: Take It Out of the Package

Decluttering your home often means getting rid of things so that there's less stuff taking up space physically. But sometimes, it's not the amount of stuff you have but the way it's organized. One of the easiest ways to declutter visually, especially inside cabinets, closets, drawers, etc. is by taking things out of their packages.…

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Honoring the Man They Call Daddy: Creating a Welcoming Home

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As we approach Father’s Day, I am be participating with four other bloggers in a series called Honoring the Man They Call Daddy. The final tip in my post about creating a home that makes your husband rush home each day was to simply ask him what would make your home more welcoming and comfortable…

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