Using a Home Management Notebook: The Ultimate Guide

September is a popular time for reorganizing and simplifying, and if you haven't been using a home management notebook -- or it's been a while since you've revamped it -- this is a great time to spend some time working on yours! Typically kept in a 3-ring binder, a home management notebook holds everything you…

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101 Days of Christmas: Christmas Planning eBook & Printables

As of today, September 15th, there are only 101 days until Christmas, and I'm excited to launch a fun series here at Life Your Way: 101 Days of Christmas, with DIY projects, decor, gifts, baking, traditions and more. You'll find a new project every day to inspire you to embrace the season with joy and creativity!…

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Finding inspiration for your doodles {plus 2 printable doodle pages!}

Although I'm still learning the basics of doodling, one thing I've started to do in the last couple of weeks is be more intentional about collecting patterns and borders to use as inspiration and to develop my own style (rather than just copying others). As I was working on these pages in my sketchbook, I…

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Do-a-dot printable coloring pages {101 Days of Christmas}

Have you tried Do-a-Dot paints? With a barrel full of paint and a sponge tip applicator, these offer the fun of painting with the convenience of markers! It's been a while since we've had Do-a-Dot markers in the house, and the girls were so excited when I got a new set for this project. The…

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We “whisk” you a Merry Christmas tags {101 Days of Christmas}

When I discovered that I could make tiny marshmallows for my hot cocoa, I knew I had to make each of my Essentials kids (in the homeschool class I tutor each week) a jar as part of my end-of-the-year-slash-Christmas gift to them. And when I came across these tiny whisks, I knew they'd be the perfect addition. So…

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The stockings were hung artwork {101 Days of Christmas}

I first "met" Melissa Beaver through Instagram. I love the way she captures the every day moments of motherhood and her commitment to intentional community. She is also an incredible artist and owner of The Lovely Words, an Etsy shop featuring her prints and Scripture memory cards. I asked Melissa if she'd be interested in creating a…

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