Five Minute Friday

Five Minute Friday – Seeking Inspiration When Only Perspiration Will Do

I'm a little late joining Five Minute Friday this week, but only one day!  Yesterday, my DH returned from five weeks of being away for work, so it was a little busy.  But, I want to make sure to keep up with the weekly posts.  So, here I am!  This week's prompt is "Inspire". I… Continue reading Five Minute Friday – Seeking Inspiration When Only Perspiration Will Do

Be more series · homemaking · Ultimate Bundle Challenge

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

Simplifying · Stray Thoughts Sunday · Teaching Moments

Stray Thoughts Sunday: Planning for a REAL Break

It is unbelievable to me that in one week I will be on Spring Break. And this year, I'm going to work really, really hard THIS week in an attempt to not work at all next week.  I have a lot to do.  I have a lot to do for work, at my house, and… Continue reading Stray Thoughts Sunday: Planning for a REAL Break

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