The Sacramento Bee hosts a network of high-quality news providers and bloggers in the Sacramento region. Here is a sampling of the best of the current Home & Garden blogs. Check out the full postings: www.sacramentoconnect.com.
• Sacramento mom and blogger Pam Farley, a.k.a. The Brown Thumb Mama, shares her favorite tried-and-true time savers:
“Lots of you have asked me how I find time to do the things I enjoy, like baking from scratch and gardening, while working all day and parenting in the evening. Here are 20 things I do to save time (including):
“• As I clear the dinner dishes, I package up any leftovers for my lunch at work the next day.
“• Everybody picks out their work/school clothes the night before, so nobody’s searching for socks in the morning.
“• I challenge myself to see how clean I can get the bathroom in 10 minutes. If I don’t set a timer, I will scrub and scrub (or put it off because it’s too big of a job).
“• If I read a magazine article I want to keep, I tear it out right away and file it. Then I don’t have to read the whole magazine again later, wondering why I kept it.”
Read more (including 16 additional tips) at: http://brownthumbmama.com/