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A Stay-At-Home Vacation

A Modern Commonplace Book July 4 Collage

This week is a glorious four-day weekend.  We seriously considered taking a day trip, or even an overnight beach trip – but instead we decided to just have a stay-at-home vacation.  For us, this just means maximizing time with friends, time together, and having some splurge time.  In keeping with our patriotic mood, we started […]

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My 2013 Life Planner

I am the most practical person ever.  When I purchase something, I want it to pretty much accomplish about 50 goals.  I am incapable of buying anything that has only one purpose.  This past January, I got it into my head that I wanted a master life planner.  A MASTER life planner – something that […]

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The 10-Minute Kitchen

Today, my husband and I came home from a wonderful weekend vacation, and immediately we walked into a stale (and maybe a little smelly) kitchen.  I love my kitchen, and it truly is one of my favorite rooms in my house, but this afternoon it was far from pleasant.  I am somewhat obsessed with comfort […]

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