My planner says it is April already! Certainly doesn’t feel like it though as I’m looking out my windows to snow… O northern Minnesota, it’s a good thing you are pretty. Well, so far so good! Back in January I wrote about the Create 365 planner and how much I love it. You can … More Create 365 Planner Update
Depending on how quickly and unrelenting life unfolds, utter chaos can be lurking close by. Writing as a city-dwelling, stay-at- home mother of three energetic boys, and one who strives to fully live into the roles of partner-sister- daughter-neighbor- friend-congregant- volunteer-etc. this is simple fact. For me at times (and perhaps for some of you as well) refocus … More Small Ways to Bring BIG Calm
I hadn’t been able to decide on a planner that could accommodate page space for balancing work, home and going back to school. Using an electronic calendar alone wasn’t working well for me as I felt like I constantly had ideas and to-do’s rolling around in my brain. My friends Emma and Angela both encouraged … More Falling in Love With Bullet Journaling
Over the last few years as we have settled into a system for cleaning our house that is refreshingly simple. We no longer have a cleaning closet filled with commercial cleaning products specific to every spot in the house. Instead, we have opted for homemade, inexpensive, and non-toxic cleaning products that are more versatile while … More Waste-Free Cleaning Solutions
You may have heard of these little, versatile liquids called essential oils. They have been around for millennia, heralded for their powerful properties. These highly concentrated essences of plants, flowers, peels, stems, and roots have been used to anoint, promote health, support immunity, and help people center themselves mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. They have also … More Revolutionize Spring Cleaning with the Power of Essential Oils (A Brief Overview)
How the heck did it get to be April??? The first quarter of 2017 is already over, and it’s time to take a peek into how things are going with my BuJo (or if you missed my last post, my Bullet Journal). I am actually super happy to be able to tell you that I … More Using my Bullet Journal as a Planner – Update!
It’s April now. How many of you were so hyped up to make changes in 2017 that have now fallen completely by the way-side? Maybe you were going to drink more water… Or exercise more… Or practice daily gratitude… Or eat healthier… Or… Maybe you even had a plan for how you were going to … More Streaks App Review
We are SO lucky to have so much technology at our fingertips, and I, for one am grateful for it. Instant, on-demand shows, movies and games all so easy to access and so made-to-order. Gone are the days of the whole family crowded around a television. Now all four members of my family can easily … More Screen Time – Are your kids as obsessed as mine?
My alarm is ringing. Bleary-eyed I grasp at my bedside table and press “snooze” on my phone, temporarily silencing its alarm feature. Imagine this scene repeating every seven minutes until I give in, stretch and begin the day. What is the first thing you consume in the morning? There are people who swear by … More First Thing in the Morning
My son is currently in preschool, and will be next year as well, so we have a little bit of time before homeschooling officially begins. As I prepare for what feels like a monstrous undertaking, I am constantly on the look out for anything I can get my hands on to give my kids an … More ABCmouse.com Review
I am a list maker in practically every aspect of my life, especially grocery shopping. When I was a kid, my mom used to completely wing grocery shopping. She’d just show up at the store every Friday, grab things, and somehow have the food we needed for healthy meals and snacks all week. I can’t … More Getting Organized With Your Grocery List – The Our Groceries App
I fully admit I am addicted to screens. I don’t think I’m alone in this, either. I find myself reaching for my phone or iPad whenever I have a minute of down time and just want to relax. Typically I open up Facebook or Instagram, or occasionally Twitter or Pinterest if I want to mix … More A Simple iTrick for Limiting Screen Time