Time Management for Busy Moms

The following post is from Amanda of OhAmanda.com and Impress Your Kids: This is the life of a mom. It's full of teeny tiny little events, activities and chores that fill up a day even before it starts. Most of these things seem insignificant, mundane and usually never-ending. We fill up our days with wiping…

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Hip Fusion Designs Winner

I haven't been able to get in touch with Amy, so I redrew our winner -- congratulations to Katie ([email protected])! Congratulations to Amy ([email protected]), our Hip Fusion Designs giveaway winner! Amy, I sent you an email with more information on claiming your prize. Remember that Neida from Hip Fusion Designs has two amazing specials going…

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Question of the Day: Is Green Living Hyped Up?

There's so much information thrown at us every day that it can be hard to figure out who to believe, especially when it changes constantly. I know sometimes I avoid making a decision at all (which I guess is a decision in and of itself) because I'm not sure who to trust. And because there…

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The Morning Routine for Every Age

I’m contributing to a series of posts over at Cozi’s Live Simply called Helping Kids Help Themselves, and the most recent post features morning routines for every age: If you don't feel rushed getting out of the house on a weekday morning, hats off to you! For everyone else, taking care of breakfast, dishes, clothes,…

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Healthy & Fun School Lunches

The school year has really just started, but if you're already finding yourself in a school lunch rut, be sure to check out these creative ideas for packing balanced lunches that are healthy and fun. Because we homeschool, we only pack a lunch once a week for co-op, but I'm definitely going to be adding…

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Decorating for Fall with Burlap!

The following post is from Myra of My Blessed Life: Autumn is my favorite time of year!  After the unbearably hot summers of the South, I crave cooler weather, pumpkin spice lattes (the only "coffee" I drink), cozy sweaters and shorter days.  By the end of August, I'm ready to jump right in to Fall…

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5-Day Challenge: Track Your Spending

Each week here at Life Your Way, we focus on one five-day challenge. The challenges will take place on a different channel each week and include small, measurable goals to help you improve your life. This week's challenge is to track your spending. In any household, discovering and plugging "leaks" in your budget is an…

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Weekend Reading: September 18, 2010
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Weekend Reading: September 18, 2010

I've loved the two-year-old stage with this little girl, and it's hard to believe she's now three! We've been through a lot together, from her emergency c-section when we discovered she was footling breech while I was in labor to her diagnosis with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (a blood disorder that causes the platelets in the…

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Using Flags to Make Easy Themed Cupcakes
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Using Flags to Make Easy Themed Cupcakes

My 3-year-old daughter loves Go Diego Go. She spends her afternoon quiet time pretending she's Diego, and her imaginary Baby Jaguar is her constant companion. She's been saying for months that she wants a Go Diego Go birthday cake for her birthday, but I didn't have the creativity or time this week to make one…

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The Danger of Overloading Your Blogs with Plugins

The appeal of hosting a blog on WordPress.org, as any experienced blogger will tell you, is that the customizations and tweaks you can make are virtually limitless. One of the most common ways to add functionality is to add plugins, which have all of the coding you need prepackaged and ready to go and usually…

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