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    How To Set Up Your Desk: Hack Your Desk To Get More Done In Less Time: Workplace Organization & Home Office Organization That Works! Cleaning and Organizing Your Home in 7 Days: The Ultimate DIY Household Hacks Guide to Keep Your House Clean (Cleaning and Home … [Read more...]

How I Made Money Redecorating My Home

Did you see my guest post over on Money Saving Mom on Monday?  I actually made money redecorating my home, partially using the tricks I wrote about here.  It was so much fun, and I feel like I have a whole new home! I love decorating for the seasons, I think partially because it feels like we are … [Read more...]

Being Intentional in the Midst of Sickness

I've got more sick ones, so I am in need of these reminders.  If you've got sick ones, maybe this will help you, too.Do you have a sick one?  Me, too.  Try as hard as we may, we will still have sick children, and often much more than we would like.  In our home, sickness is a most unwelcome guest, … [Read more...]

Weekly Goals

My kids and I are so thankful to my in-laws for opening their home to us for what I sure was a very long six days while my husband worked through yet another horrid stomach virus this year.  Because it was the fourth go round for us since September, the kids and I decided just to vacate the premises … [Read more...]

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Even if you don’t own a Kindle, Amazon has reading apps that allow you to read kindle books on any device whether computer, tablet, or phone!  Prices do change on Amazon, but as of right now these are free.   The Productive Person Action Guide: How to be more productive and maximize … [Read more...]

Coming Soon: Questions From Young Moms Answered

So I am working on compiling all the questions submitted from young moms and pairing them with the pearls of wisdom from my panel of seasoned moms.  This is the last call for any of you young moms who have questions for an amazing group of older moms to ask away.  Either leave a comment here on this … [Read more...]

Weekly Spring Cleaning Project

Even though the weather hasn’t figured out that it is spring, spring cleaning is in full swing.  As you read last week I tackled my fridge, so this week I am finishing up in the kitchen and adding a couple of other things. Today, I will be cleaning my oven using the same trick for the oven racks … [Read more...]

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts: Monday:  oatmeal, toast Tuesday:  blueberry muffins, smoothies Wednesday:  cereal Thursday:  homemade cinnamon bread, smoothies Friday:  eggs, toast, hash browns Saturday:  puffed pancake Sunday:  cereal Lunches:  Monday:  sandwiches Tuesday:  tuna Wednesday:  … [Read more...]

Monday’s Walk in the Word

Psalm 103:8 The Lord is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in love. This week we are using this verse to focus on the attributes of God that tell us how we are to behave.  I need this verse more than my kids do at this point, I think, since I really need to focus on the … [Read more...]

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Even if you don’t own a Kindle, Amazon has reading apps that allow you to read kindle books on any device whether computer, tablet, or phone!  Prices do change on Amazon, but as of right now these are all free.   Time Management - the 24.5 Hour Day How to Keep your Home … [Read more...]

Focus on Easter

We watch this every year on Easter weekend, several times.  Maybe you've not seen it yet.  I didn't want you to miss it.  Powerful stuff!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tn94B3GHcjY … [Read more...]

8 Fun Activities for Kids on School Break

A reader was looking for some ideas to keep kids entertained during the break from school.  So, I rounded up some of our favorite rainy day activities and will share them with you.  I did also have fort building and some fun baking planned, but then we vacated from our house and didn’t get them done … [Read more...]

Five Simple Strategies for Hiding Clutter

  Having people over this weekend and no time to clean? Check out these simple tips that can make it look like you did!   If I were to name the number one thing that makes me crazy, it is clutter.  It makes my rooms seem smaller, it takes up space on counters, and quite frankly, … [Read more...]

Recipe: Blueberry Sweet Rolls with Lemon Glaze

Need a breakfast idea?  These look amazing! http://sallysbakingaddiction.com/2013/06/14/blueberry-sweet-rolls-with-lemon-glaze/ As I spoke of here, we pick local fruit when we can.  Blueberries are one of the fruits we pick every year and we end up freezing a ton.  We have blueberry muffins, … [Read more...]

Being an Intentional Mom

We are still living at my in-laws while my husband recovers from his dreadful sickness.  It's kind of like a vacation in some ways, but the littles are a bit lost without their sense of normal.  They miss their routine, they miss their beds, and they miss their toys since packing up and moving out … [Read more...]