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Summers With Grandma

Posted on Wed 08/12/15 in Reciprocal Affection, Share your story: [1], Read the post

The lessons you learn from grandma never fade. They stay with you for life.

When Life Hands You Too Much At One Time

Posted on Sun 05/31/15 in A Healthy Family series, Do not hesitate to add your own comments! What are your tips? [1], Read the post

Every so often, life tries to steal time from me, by making sure I’m too busy putting out fires that I fail to pay attention to where and when it disappeared.

How We Manage When We're Both In Busy Season

Posted on Fri 02/28/14 in Career-Mom, Share your story: [2], Read the post

It’s hard when we’re both in busy season together. But we’ll make it work, we always do.

My First 30-day Meal Plan: Intentional Shopping

Posted on Sat 01/25/14 in Dinner Stress series, Share your story: [2], Read the post

I combined 2 ideas and came up with a really great way to meal-plan. This is the first time I’ve ever experimented with mealplanning over multiple weeks, but a recent conversation got me thinking that it could help me save if I knew what meals I was going to make for the month because items could be purchased with intent, and coupons I spot would have more substance.

4 Crockpot Freezer Recipes - 7 Meals in 1 and a Half Hours!

Posted on Sat 11/09/13 in Dinner Stress series, Share your story: [2], Read the post

White Chicken Chili – Chipotle Lime Chicken – Honey Sesame Chicken – Brown Sugar Chicken

Color-Coded-Calendar (& Link to a FREE PRINTABLE!)

Posted on Tue 10/22/13 in Getting Organized series, Share your story: [2], Read the post

We call this technique the “funnel” technique, because when I start to feel guilty that I can’t keep it all together and laundry is suffering, gardening, blogging, projects around the house, and our budget are suffering, it really helps to have a funnel to narrow down my choices. The simplest solution is just to act.

Responsiblity turned into burden - My greatest fear

Posted on Mon 10/21/13 in Career-Mom, no comments yet, Read the post

‘Granted, most of us if not all have our own responsibilities and that pretty much dictates why we do what we do. Yet, it’s a shame how responsibilities have turned into burden. Is this why you’re feeling less-than-stellar with your life?’ – Pick Your Brain

1 Tip for Successful Women - Do You Do This?

Posted on Wed 09/18/13 in Career-Mom, Share your story: [1], Read the post

“You ever worry sometimes that some day people are going to discover that you’re not as good as everyone thinks you are and you don’t actually have it all together?”

Project 2: Now Add The Kitchen (Minus the Dishes)

Posted on Sun 08/18/13 in Getting Organized series, Share your story: [2], Read the post

Keeping things clean is not easy when you’re an absent-minded “set-it-down-er” but after 3 weeks of keeping up with small changes to the living room, it’s time to build another habit to the repertoire—- The Kitchen, where IMHO we are most severely judged…

Meatballs, Zucchini & Some Fast Week-Night Meals

Posted on Sun 08/18/13 in Dinner Stress series, Share your story: [1], Read the post

Funny blurb about the zucchini-dish…

Project 1: Keep the Living Room Clean for A Week

Posted on Sat 07/20/13 in Getting Organized series, no comments yet, Read the post

The living room is a great place to begin, because it’s the easiest room to involve your family in.

5 Tips for Blended Families

Posted on Sat 07/20/13 in Career-Mom, Annotate [1], Read the post

“You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren’t dying. They’re merging into big conglomerates.” – Erma Bombeck

My First Post: Making the decision to get less stressed

Posted on Thu 07/18/13 in Career-Mom, no comments yet, Read the post

The demands from kids, the pressures from work, and the endless requests and obligations that we take on – just trying to make your house into a home can cause endless stress and anxiety