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Not to freak you out, but Easter is coming at us kinda quickly. With all the fun of egg hunts, Easter services and dressing our littles up in lace, bonnets and oxfords, it can slip our minds that people...
How many of us finally get some alone time with our spouse, only to chat about the kids? Me too! Sometimes it's hard to think of date night questions when you're tired from work and parenting. I'm sure many of...
Specific Strategies for Living a Minimalist Mom Life In my previous article, I revealed to you my journey towards becoming a minimalist mom. If you’ll recall, in my article A Busy Mom’s Guide to Minimalism, I laid out the challenges...
Schools are closed. Hooray. As great as it is to get outside and play, there are still many more hours of the day to fill.  Indoor fun is part of a creative mom's repertoire.Even if you don't consider yourself...
My family of four is just perfect Every family is 'perfect" To begin, I must mention that any family is perfect – an ‘only’ child as I grew up, to 10 siblings, which is the way a friend of mine was...
 Minimalism for the Busy Mom Before kids I was pretty good about keeping tidy, and holding on only to what I really needed and storing away only a few sentimental items. Then I became a mother and along with my mama...
I have just finished reading "Skipping Christmas", by John Grisham, and - avoiding spoiling the story for you if you haven't read it yet - I have to say that it gave me the inspiration on thinking "which holiday...
Saving money is something we all want to do, but it's hard sometimes to live up to the expectations of society and still keep true to our bottom line, especially at Christmas. As the mama to a big brood,...
These recommendations for 12 books for your book club will make you the favorite member of all time. I have loved reading ever since I was a kid. I would make weekly trips to the library and devoured Sweet Valley...
Want to give a personalized gift that won’t be forgotten?  Give the gift of art! There are so many ways to show someone you care through a gift of art.   A caricature sketch can be made of an individual, family...
Christmas Crafts and Classes  Deck the halls with very crafty Christmas décor! These festive DIY Christmas crafts include ideas for pretty handmade wreaths, homemade ornaments, and of course the delicious cookies you can decorate at home or in a class that are sure...
Italians don't celebrate Thanksgiving. I know that to Americans, the Thanksgiving meal is one that people take seriously though! With that in mind, I have put together a menu to give your traditional dinner an Italian flair. Even though "giving...

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