Category: Motivation-Encouragement

Wherever Overwhelm Is, There You’ll Also Find Chaos

Hello gorgeous, how are you? It’s been a minute since I’ve sat and rambled with you about the current state of my life which at the moment you might be surprised to hear has chaos written all over it. Yep it happens to all of us eventually, even to this Organizing Junkie. So since I’m […]

Filed under: Motivation-Encouragement, My Life

Why Not Using Recipes is a BIG Mistake

When I first started menu planning 10 years ago I wasn’t a very good cook. So I subscribed to the Taste of Home magazines and learned to cook by following their easy recipes. To this day, even though I’m a much better cook than I used to be, I still use a recipe for every […]

Filed under: Kitchen, Menu Plan Monday, Motivation-Encouragement, Schedules

Fantastic homemaking resources to help the cluttered and overwhelmed

*affiliate links included within this post* Are you feeling overwhelmed with clutter and chaos? Well I’ve got great news that can help you turn that around. The annual Ultimate Homemaking eBook Bundle sale is back for 2016 and is better than ever with all new eBooks and organizing resources!  Many of you who are long […]

Filed under: Link Love, Motivation-Encouragement

10 Encouraging Truths You Need to Hear on the Hard Days

A couple of weeks ago I shared some personal thoughts on parenting as I adjust to my oldest being away from home at University. It’s certainly taken some getting use to not having her here but at the same time it comes with a bit of relief as well. Relief that we have raised this […]

Filed under: Link Love, Motivation-Encouragement

What 19 years of parenting has taught me

I am feeling, for a lack of a better word, melancholy this week.  I am missing my daughter who is away at school in her first year of University and is celebrating her 19th birthday this week. Her first birthday without me. She’s fine with it of course, but I’m still trying to figure out […]

Filed under: Kid Stuff, Motivation-Encouragement, My Life

How My Lazy, Easily Distracted Self Stays Disciplined

Earlier this year I wrote about how important discipline is with regards to setting either long term or short term goals and getting stuff done. Without it, we wouldn’t be able to focus on the goals we want to accomplish.  Whether your goal is a large one like paying off your mortgage or something smaller […]

Filed under: Motivation-Encouragement, My Life, Organizing Basics