Earth Day Repurposing: 101 Ways to Reuse Your Trash

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: If you visited my house, you might wonder why I have an old sock hanging on top of my toilet scrub brush in the bathroom. Of course, after reading this, you won't have to ask.... I've been collecting all the crazy ways I reuse items that…

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Chores & Allowance Revisited {Plus a Printable Time Card for Kids!}

I've shared our philosophy about chores and allowance in the past, but I thought I would revisit the topic now that I'm the mom of three -- soon to be four! -- elementary-age kids and not a whole slew of preschoolers. For us, chores and allowance offer opportunities to teach the girls about responsibility, team…

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Baby Necessities {A Little Bit of Minimalism, A Little Bit of Fun}

While I was on maternity leave, I made lists of the things I wanted to share with you about life with a newborn, and I'm excited to do that now through this series: Notes from the Newborn Daze. Because I know not all of our readers are at this stage or interested in reading baby…

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Earn Points & Discover New Collector Cars with Hot Wheels Race Rewards

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While we've always had Hot Wheels in the house, even with four little girls, I see more of them in our future as we welcome the first baby boy to our family! It's a little too early for us to take advantage of this fun rewards program from Hot Wheels and Walmart, but if Hot…

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A Baggie Here, a Baggie There (& How to Store Toys that Drive You Nuts!)

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: Sometimes the easiest things are still worth mentioning. I was watching my husband peel the biggest plastic bag you ever did see off a new mattress today and thinking about my modest little pile of “plastic bags to reuse so I don't have to throw them…

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Simplifying for Fall: Toys and School Supplies {Day 3}

Today's Day 3 of the Simplify for Fall Challenge, and we're tackling toys and school supplies! Today is a fairly light day for me, so I'll mostly be playing catch up on the things I didn't finish yesterday and Monday. It's not because our toys are never an issue but because I couldn't handle the…

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