How we’re using spiral notebooks to simplify

I've shared a few times on Instagram and Facebook already how spiral notebooks are helping us simplify. It's made such a big difference to our family that I can't help but give it its own blog post. You should know that this is not an original idea of mine, though; I'm really just passing it…

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Grocery Shop from Home with Amazon’s Prime Pantry

It's no secret that I love Amazon: books, curriculum, office & school supplies, baby items, groceries and more make their way to our doorstep every month. Because we live 30 minutes from "town" with five kids, a business and the responsibility of homeschooling said children, Amazon saves us money and sanity by delivering what we…

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7 Small Appliances I Can Replace with My Blendtec

I get a lot of offers to review various products. Honestly, I turn a lot of them down and I accept the ones that I think would be genuinely useful or interesting to Life Your Way readers, even if I don't plan to keep the review item. But when I got an email from Blendtec…

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Do Simple Living on Your Own Terms

The following post is from Daniele of Domestic Serenity: I'm all over the idea of simple and intentional living. There's something incredibly satisfying about reducing what's kept in our home, or focusing my priorities on the most important, not the most urgent. But our culture offers zillions of options and choices, so practicing simplicity can…

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Christian Parenting eBook Bundle for Just $7.40! {BundleoftheWeek.com}

This week's bundle includes encouragement for the weary mom, practical parenting tips and devotions to help you focus your heart even from the trenches of parenthood. Get all five of these ebooks at a discount of more than 70% off: Parenting from the Overflow by Teri Lynne Underwood Devotions, Advice & Renewal for When Motherhood…

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Simplify by Making Decisions Faster

The following post is from Rachel of The Minimalist Mom: We've been in a long debate over where our oldest will go to school. My husband and I have gone back and forth between the two options almost weekly. This feels like our first big parenting decision, so we've asked other parents with children in…

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The Time Cost of Our Stuff

You’ve probably thought about the cost of various knickknacks, doodads and gadgets around your home — at least for a minute or two — but have you ever stopped to think about the time cost of these same items? How much time do you spend moving things? Cleaning them? Thinking about them? According to Julie…

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Simplify Your Life with the Touch-It-Once Rule

While we often approach decluttering and organizing as one-time tasks, the truth is that that upfront investment is really only half the battle (albeit a very important half!). Once it’s done, you still have to spend a fair amount of time keeping it that way! There's really no way around this (other than moving out…

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5 More Homemaking eBooks for Just $7.40! {BundleoftheWeek.com}

I'm really excited about this week's bundle. For just $0.40 more than the regular price of our Life Your Way Printables Complete Download Pack, you'll get all 300 printables plus 4 ebooks to help you get organized at home! A little organization and pre-planning goes a long way when you're managing a home, and this…

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5 Ways to Choose Less and Simplify More

The following post is from Rachel of The Minimalist Mom: "As the number of choices grows further, the negatives escalate until we become overloaded. At this point, choice no longer liberates, but debilitates. It might even be said to tyrannize." ~Barrry Schwartz, The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less The worst thing about living…

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