Cool Etsy Finds, 2/28/11

I love browsing Etsy to discover new artists, and these galleries are my favorite to put together. The idea isn't that you run right out and buy something you've seen here, but just to be inspired by the beautiful and creative things that people are making. And hopefully next time you need to buy a…

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Start, Stop, Continue Survey Feedback (+ the Winners!)

I really appreciate the feedback from each of you who took the time to take the Start, Stop, Continue survey! If you haven't yet shared your thoughts and you want to, you're welcome to fill out the survey, but the giveaway has now ended. First, congratulations to the following readers. Each of you won a…

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How to Optimize Images for Your Blog

The following post is from Jo-Lynne of Musings of a Housewife and DCR Design: Let's discuss posting photos on your blog. Pictures Rock! First of all, please consider posting at least one picture with each of your posts. Pictures help break up the text and make your posts more interesting to read. I guarantee that…

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Quick Tip: Turn On Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts

I've mentioned a time or two that I love finding shortcuts for the tasks I do repeatedly, and it's amazing how much time you can save in various programs with keyboard shortcuts. Gmail is no exception. Turn on your keyboard shortcuts in Gmail and navigate to your Inbox, Drafts, Sent Mail and Starred items with…

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10 Things to Do Tonight to Have a Better Tomorrow

The following post is from Bernice Wood of Living the Balanced Life: Does that look like you in the morning? Mornings tend to be a rough time for many families. But we can create a foundation for a better day by preparing the night before. Below are 10 habits to incorporate into your nighttime routine.…

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Giveaway: AboutOne Membership (5 Winners!)

Over the past few months, I've shared quite a bit about AboutOne.com. Run by busy moms, AboutOne is the perfect solution for busy families who want to be able to access their important information at the touch of a button! AboutOne is an amazing tool for: Creating a digital home management notebook. Keeping track of…

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5 Unexpected Gifts Found in Failure

The following post is from Jamie Martin of Steady Mom and Simple Homeschool: Does a haunting skeleton of failure live in your closet? Does the fear of not succeeding paralyze you from fully pursuing your passion -- starting that blog, writing your book, enrolling in college? If so, maybe you need to reframe failure. Maybe…

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