Goals for December, 2018

Can I just tell you that getting back to goal setting and actually achieving most of the goals I set felt wonderful last month?!  Last night I ordered the Barton Level 1 reading program for one of my dyslexic children, and it felt great knowing that … [Continue reading]

4 Weeks to a More Productive Life: Week 2 Follow Up

So, Week 2, uh-hum, did not go the way I planned.  Each night, I was swept up in a tide of busy and exhaustion, and none of my evening goals were completed.  In fact, it was Wednesday night before I even remembered I had nightly goals.  Oops.  Big … [Continue reading]

Goals for November, 2018: Update #3

This month was the first time I set goals in months and months, and it felt so good to have goals to strive for again!  Even better, this month I achieved about 80% of my goals: Make Six Freezer Meals Sprout's had grass fed ground beef on sale … [Continue reading]

4 Weeks to a More Productive Life: Week 2

I'll be honest, last week when I set my goal to wake up at 4:30 in the morning, I was afraid I was setting myself up for defeat.  I have a really hard time getting up that early in general, but even more so when it's cold and dark out and oh so cozy … [Continue reading]

What We Ate for the Week of November 17, 2018

Our plan for reducing our grocery bill worked with this menu, but my husband wasn't pleased with all of the potatoes we ate this week.  ;)  What can I say?  Organic potatoes were on sale for Thanksgiving $1.99 for 5 pounds, so I bought two … [Continue reading]

4 Weeks to a More Productive Life 50% Off!

I've been through a rough time with my kids the past 18 to 24 months, but things are finally starting to settle down.  I'm finally at a place where I can start to work on my life again and improving the things I'm not happy with. This post contains … [Continue reading]

NIV Adventure Bible Polar Expedition: A Review and Giveaway

The Adventure Bible is a popular one with over 9 million sold.  Now, just in time for Christmas giving, there is a new Adventure Bible theme, The NIV Adventure Bible: Polar Exploration Edition. About The NIV Adventure Bible: Polar Exploration … [Continue reading]

Goals for November, 2018: Update #2

We're about at the halfway point in November, and luckily, I'm about halfway to meeting my November goals: Make Six Freezer Meals Sprout's had grass fed ground beef on sale for $2.99 a pound earlier in the month, so I ended up making my 6 … [Continue reading]

4 Weeks to a More Productive Life: Week 1

So, for most of this year, I've felt like a freight train has run me over, but as I mentioned in my November goals, little by little I'm beginning to feel more like myself and able to tackle more projects.  Things may not be running smoothly at home, … [Continue reading]

Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate: A Book Review

I can sneak in bits of time to read while one of my children is doing schoolwork while the other two are at ABA, so finally, I can start writing book reviews again! This post contains affiliate links. We like to work at the library, and I just saw … [Continue reading]