27 hacks in "Weekend Feature"

13 December 2013

Stocking alternatives, hacks for working parents, experiential gift guide, and more

My favorite gift guides (in addition to my Very Small Gift Guide!): a list of experiential gifts from Unclutterer, Christine Koh's ideas for no-clutter gifts, and Kristen Howerton's Fair Trade Handmade Christmas Gift linkup (beautiful and brilliant). Gabrielle Blair used rain boots as stand-up alternatives for Christmas stockings. Great hack...

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01 December 2013

A parable about gratitude that blew my mind

You've heard it before, but not quite like this.

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23 November 2013

Printable Thanksgiving place cards, a new holiday email series, and more

It's fun to watch the signups roll in for our new Minimalist Holidays email series! Are you signed up yet? I hope so (first email goes out on Monday). I think of it as a friendly -- but firm -- pushback against an increasingly frenzied holiday season. Time to reclaim...

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16 November 2013

Secret bookshelf storage, "thankful" decor, and more

Here are some links I've appreciated this week. Hope you enjoy them.

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09 November 2013

A dad's "fat" talk, hacks for working parents, and more

Here are a few links I enjoyed this week. Hope you do, too.

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01 November 2013

Parent Hacks Spotlight: Envelope budgeting, candy control, and more

Some links to distract you from your sugar high.

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26 October 2013

Parent Hacks Spotlight: Non-candy Halloween treats, board gaming benefit for sick kids, geek girls and more

If you feel like a break from your Halloween prep, here's some stuff I've enjoyed reading this week.

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31 May 2013

Reading + links for your weekend

For some of you this is the first week of summer! Hard for me to get that into my head as it's cold and rainy here in Portland and my kids are in school for two more weeks. But there's some sun at the end of the tunnel, I know...

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07 April 2012

Weekend reading

I come across so much good stuff over the course of every week -- more than I can properly cover. So, for your weekend reading pleasure...

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08 October 2011

Weekend tour: How to get Parent Hacks updates

Each weekend I'll choose one feature to highlight. Up first: how to get Parent Hacks updates.

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30 July 2011

Weekend Catchup: highlights from the week of 7/25/11

This week was ONEWeek, and I couldn't take my eyes or heart away from the ONEMoms' dispatches from Kenya. Right now, I'm on a solo retreat in the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon. A little alone time to unwind and make plans for the Fall. As I look onto the...

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23 July 2011

Weekend Catchup: highlights from the week of 7/18/11

Summer has finally kicked in around here, and we're having fun hosting my 16 year-old cousin for a week (cousins are the most magical of relatives, don't you agree?). A second watching of Harry Potter 7, berry picking, beach play, a free concert in the park, a local college tour,...

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16 July 2011

Weekend Catchup: highlights from the week of 7/11/11

In some ways, this feels like my first week of summer because we left for a long road trip right after school let out. Home re-entry after vacation is never easy for me, and it was made slightly more grumbly by the cool, cloudy weather (which, I'm sure, sounds like...

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02 July 2011

Weekend Catchup: highlights from the week of 6/27/11

A look back at this week's posts.

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11 June 2011

Weekend Catchup: highlights from the week of 6/6/11

UGH. I'm in the second 12 hours of what I hope is a 24-hour flu. SELF-PITY! But enough about me! Let's have a look at the last week at Parent Hacks: How to make sure nothing gets left behind after vacation stays A simple, effective system for packing up at...

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