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Five Minute Friday – Excuse

I am joining Five Minute Friday again this week.  This week's prompt is "excuse".  Here goes: This seems like a particularly meaningful prompt this week.  I have had a rough couple of weeks.  Really, a rough couple of months.  Although many things have gone well, other things have gone off the rails.  And for each… Continue reading Five Minute Friday – Excuse

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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 · Tuesday Truth

Tuesday Truth: Exhausted, Inspired and Lost – Can I be them all?

I feel like I'm suffering massive mood shifts this week.  I'm not sure what is up, but here are some of the feelings I'm having: Exhaustion.  I don't know why.  I have been sleeping plenty.  But, I don't think I'm sleeping well.  I am scheduled for an MRI on my shoulder on Thursday for a… Continue reading Tuesday Truth: Exhausted, Inspired and Lost – Can I be them all?

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

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Motivational Monday -First Week of Summer Plan

That's right, summer is here! This first week of my summer break is sure to be full, though.  Today is Memorial Day and it is our first day of 100s in a while, so we're probably staying inside for the most part.  I'm still cleaning and grading and grading and cleaning. Tomorrow is the end-of-school-year… Continue reading Motivational Monday -First Week of Summer Plan

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Simplicity Sunday – The Other Side of Fear

Yes.  Everything I want IS on the other side of fear.  On this Easter day, I realize that I need a little resurrection of my own.  Resurrection of some dreams and goals and aspirations.  I've been doing pretty good for the past decade.  I am extremely happy that I made the choice to come here… Continue reading Simplicity Sunday – The Other Side of Fear

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Nothing is Routine…Simplicity Sunday

I've spoken before about how much of a problem I have maintaining a routine.  I have come up with many, many rationalizations as to why I have an issue.  But, really, it comes down to self-discipline.  But, man do I pay the price for that lack of discipline.  Right now, for example, I can point… Continue reading Nothing is Routine…Simplicity Sunday