Did We Pay the Electric Bill?

Is there a pile of mail on your countertop or kitchen table? Chances are a few bills are mixed in that pile… unopened and forgotten. Perhaps you’ve even paid a bill late before because you either couldn’t find it or didn’t remember it was due. Sound familiar? If it does, first – don’t worry, you’re […]

Time Busters – Busted!

There are SO many things vying for our attention and spreading us thin. Many are obvious (like an overflowing sink full of dirty dishes or the demands of a crying baby); others not so much. The subtle distractions are the ones you need to be cautious of… the things that steal minutes from our day […]

The Someday Challenge for July

The other day I saw this post by Troy and Taryn over at Intentionally Refined and got to thinking about trying something similar but with a different twist.  I have this list, some of it is written down, some of it is mental, of all the projects I would like to someday tackle.  Whenever I […]

Meals on the Go

Part of being organized is making the best use of your time.  And when you don’t have much time to work with you really need to plan ahead and get a bit creative.  Today’s example of this is meals on the go. With school and extracurricular activities soon approaching, no matter where you may need […]

My Favorite iPhone Apps

When I counted today I had about 80 apps and games installed on my iPhone.  A big chunk of those are games my kids downloaded and play while we are waiting or on long car rides.  I have no clue how to play Dino Rush nor do I have any desire to learn how.  Of […]

Maximize Your Kitchen

Are you making the most of your kitchen space?  Perhaps you feel like your kitchen is busting at the seams.  Or maybe you find yourself saying “I know I have one of those (insert kitchen gadget or food item here)… but I don’t know where in the world it is!”  An organized kitchen saves time […]

How to Stop Living in the Urgent

The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities. ~ Stephen Covey To change from living a life of urgent to living a life of balance is not easy.  If it were then most of us would already be doing it.  As busy parents we get caught up in the […]