Archives for May 2014

Four Fantastic Ideas for a Water-Filled Birthday Party

Those lucky kids with summer birthdays have a lot more options when it comes to party ideas with the warmer weather bringing the opportunity for all sorts of outdoor fun, including a water-tastic event. From water parks and community pools to backyard water balloon fights, these water-filled birthday party ideas will help make the celebration […]

How To Stop Kids From Tattling (Video Tip)

Dr. G is back with a great tip on how to stop kids from tattling. Summer break, when all the kids are home and playing together more is such a tough time for tattling! All of the “quality time” together leads to arguing, bickering, and yes, telling on each other. Dr. G has a straight-forward […]

Quick Tip Tuesday: Carpool Line Secrets

My favorite jewelry lady and video editing business gal Kari of Driskotech is back with another Quick Tip Tuesday: Carpool Line Secrets. Or how to look like you’ve got it all together (wink!). You’re going to LOVE this. Quick Tip Tuesday is just what it sounds like…a super quick way to make your life easier, more […]

Adopt a Startup Mentality to Freshen Your Business Practices

Capturing the entrepreneurial spirit of a progressive startup company can benefit businesses of all sizes. Even massive corporations can learn from upstarts that transcended their humble beginnings in home offices and meager corporate plazas to exceed investor expectations. Not everyone can make money hand over fist like a Facebook or eBay, but these wildly successful […]

The Best Summer Crafts and Activities For Kids

Summer is right around the corner! For a work at home mom, that can mean a lot less time to get actual work done because the school-aged kids are home all day. Not to mention all of the sports, lessons, trips, camps, etc that you have to schedule your work around. It’s not easy to […]

Quick Tip Tuesday: Planning Ahead Your To-Do List

Today’s Quick Tip Tuesday is brought to us by Erin, a successful work at home mom with a jewelry business*. Her tip? Planning ahead your to-do list. Erin’s advice is this: take 5-10 minutes before bed every night to plan your to-do list for the following day. Doing so will set your mind at ease […]

Staying Fit in the Summer

Staying fit in the summer can be tough to do. The weather is H-O-T HOT most places, the kids are home from school, there are camps and activities to shuttle everyone to, and did I mention it’s HOT? There are ways to stay active, though. Here are a few: 1) Use your time wisely: if […]

Etsy Seller Spotlight: Simple 66 Stuff

The third installment of the Etsy Seller Spotlight is Kimberly, half of the Simple 66 Stuff shop on Etsy. Here are the answers to my questions all about her shop and process. Etsy Seller Spotlight: Simple 66 Stuff What do you sell? Do you make everything or find it somewhere else? Simple 66 Stuff is […]

Quick Tip Tuesday: Don’t Lose Your Keys

Anna of An Inch of Gray has this simple yet effective tip to share. Quick Tip Tuesday: Don’t Lose Your Keys Quick Tip Tuesday is just what it sounds like…a super quick way to make your life easier, more manageable, more organized, more SOMETHING. Simple, yet effective. Ingenious even. If you love it, pin and […]

Introduce yourself!

Hello everyone! You may know by now that my name is Greta and I took over this site in February. I’m a wife and wahm/sahm of four kids, ages 8, 6, 4, and 3. We live in the Kansas countryside and the kids go to a small school in one of the many neighbor towns. […]