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Ultimate Bundle Challenge Check-in #2 – Stretched Too Thin Pt. 1

I'm back with another Ultimate Bundle Challenge Check-in! This time, I'm reviewing my experience with "Stretched Too Thin" an online e-course from Jessica Turner who wrote The Fringe Hours: Making Time for You (which is on my reading list, but ironically, I haven't had time to read it).  This is a 10-day course that focuses on… Continue reading Ultimate Bundle Challenge Check-in #2 – Stretched Too Thin Pt. 1

Be more series · homemaking · Ultimate Bundle Challenge

Ultimate Bundle Challenge Check-in Number One – Momming Through Tough Times

Well, here I am to check in on how my Ultimate Bundle Challenge is going.  This being my first check-in, I am obviously still feeling pretty enthusiastic about the whole thing.  To bring you up to speed, I chose one ebook (actually turned out to be a podcast instead, but I will get to that… Continue reading Ultimate Bundle Challenge Check-in Number One – Momming Through Tough Times

Be more series · homemaking · Ultimate Bundle Challenge

The Year of Living the Ultimate Bundle

If you're online reading blogs or belong to any email newsletters that have to do with homemaking, parenting, faith, or organizing, you've probably seen the advertisements for The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle for 2017.  Let me start by saying I am not an affiliate.  I am simply a desperate homemaker, mom, faith-seeker, organizationally challenged reader who… Continue reading The Year of Living the Ultimate Bundle

homemaking · Simplifying

Minimize, Energize and Get Wise

I have felt overwhelmed and frustrated lately.  I am either doing work, doing housework or running errands constantly lately.  I feel like my job(s) have taken over my life and my family is suffering from it.  I also feel like I am constantly consuming things.  I buy groceries, clothing, craft supplies, more groceries, housewares, more… Continue reading Minimize, Energize and Get Wise

Five Minute Friday · homemaking

Five Minute Friday – Purpose

I'm joining up with Five Minute Friday again this week. I encourage you to join this supportive writing community each week and right now, they are finalizing spots at their summer retreat in Kansas City MO.  I won't be attending as it is the weekend of my 2nd annual camping trip with friends and family… Continue reading Five Minute Friday – Purpose

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Be More Organized: I Make Piles

First off, I would like to warn you, do not do a Google search for "I make piles" without some additional term like "organizing" or "cleaning".  Turns out, pile is another name for hemorrhoids.  Who knew?  But, now we all do. So, I'll admit it.  I make piles.  Everywhere I go.  I have piles on… Continue reading Be More Organized: I Make Piles

homemaking · Uncategorized

What’s for dinner? Trader Joe’s Edition

I followed through with making dinner tonight (one of my DO items for 2017, but getting an early start).  My daughter and I went to Trader Joe's to pick up some premade burger patties for my husband to put on the smoker and I always taste test (and usually buy whatever it is).  Tonight, we… Continue reading What’s for dinner? Trader Joe’s Edition

homemaking · Uncategorized

What would you ask of the wizard?

This weekend is my daughter's stage debut in her school play, Wizard of Oz.  She has worked hard and although she doesn't have any speaking parts (she is part of the Lullabye League, but they just pretend to sleep and snore), she sings a couple of songs and had two parts (Lullabye League and Flying… Continue reading What would you ask of the wizard?