Am I the only one who enjoyed making outlines in school? I really did. They made my analytical mind very happy, lol. Such an organized way to sort information! Anyway, a while back, I began using this technique (outlining) to organize my thoughts on blogging. By making an outline, I am able to clearly see … Continue reading Creating a Blog Outline for Organization and Inspiration & *Giveaway* Results
Many of you know that I'm happily pursuing having a more sustainable life, one step at a time. ^_^ A large part of sustainability depends on using washable and reusable things in place of disposables so we've been reducing the amount of paper napkins, disposable diapers and menstrual pads, baby wipes, and other things that our family uses. Not only are reusables kinder … Continue reading F&C Sewing ~ Eco-Friendly Makeup Pads *Giveaway*
As my favorite handmade marketplace, Etsy is a topic I love learning about! I read blog posts and articles about how people run their shops and what they're working on. I also spend a fair amount of time browsing the site and seeing what's available, finding inspiration for my own projects, and making purchases, of course! … Continue reading Running Your Etsy Shop like a BLOG (or vice-versa) and a *Giveaway*
Unless you are writing your blog as a journal for yourself, your children, or other family members, you probably write with an “audience” in mind. There are topics that you may gravitate toward regularly, and others that may surprise you when they pop into your head! But for those times when you just can’t think … Continue reading Blog Post Inspiration and *Giveaway* Results
I started using a Swiffer WetJet as my mop probably six or seven years ago. At the time, I bought the refill bottles of cleaner as well as the disposable pads that go with it. I wasn't happy with the cost (or the waste) but it was easier than dealing with a bucket and mop. … Continue reading An EcoGreenPads *Giveaway* (Ends Feb 9th)
In my continued efforts to save money and be kinder to the environment, I have started using wool dryer balls in place of dryer sheets. I attempted to make my own a few years ago but failed pretty miserably. I went back to sheets after they unraveled in my dryer; apparently you need to know how … Continue reading Lavender Lane ~ Wool Dryer Balls
Sometimes I have to hold myself back because I would love to own ALL the organizational tools out there! I find it extremely satisfying to have things in nice, tidy containers and baskets. But I also love minimalistic living so it's a fine line I walk, indeed, lol. I used to think if things were … Continue reading An Organized Minimalist and *Giveaway* Results!