Easy DIY Laundry Pods with Essential Oils

17
Apr
2015
Laundry Pods

I have shared before - I am not much of a DIY person.  I enjoy a few things, but for me, I would much rather buy many household items for cleaning and caring for the home.  But, there is one in my household who does enjoy it - my 22 year old daughter!Lucky me - and we benefit!She stumbled on a recipe a few weeks ago, we tweaked it a bit and made two batches in an afternoon.  It was super easy and we already had the supplies … {Read More...}

Week One – The Fringe Hours – Letting Go

15
Apr
2015
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We are reading the next two chapters, which cover our Self-Imposed Pressures and Eliminating Guilt and Comparison.  Boy, I need help with these areas!I tend to place completely unrealistic expectations on myself, and often towards others too.  Then when I do not meet those expectations I carry guilt and condemnation like it is a trophy.  So much emotional stuff tied to this area.  As Jessica says, "Guilt is wreaking havoc … {Read More...}

Week One: The Fringe Hours – Balance

13
Apr
2015
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Here we are to kick this book study off!  I know many of you have already been reading - it is so good!Self-care is not a 'new' topic - I've talked about it here on the blog many times, discussed it with moms I've coached and tried to implement in my own life.  But, it often gets neglected when we get out of routine or chaos begins to overrun our lives.  It goes to the very bottom of the list and then as with many things at the … {Read More...}

Making Time For YOU!

9
Apr
2015
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Are you ready?  I am totally ready to shift my schedule and put to use those Fringe Hours I neglect.  I am ready to find Joy in my day - revitalize my soul and help you do it too!Our book study starts Monday - April 13th!!!Did you get your book yet, The Fringe Hours - Making Time for You, by Jessica Turner?I shared last week about the book that was chosen, and now you get to begin diving in - all the goodness between two … {Read More...}

Saving the Family Budget and My Time

6
Apr
2015
Saving money

Finding those little pockets of time in my schedule is so rewarding - I love it.  One of the things I have done for years is shop on amazon.com to save me time, money and my sanity.  Yes, there are things that are more expensive, but honestly - you can find many things that are very affordable and when you count in the time and expense of driving around to other stores (bargain shopping loss leaders, like I used to do), it truly is a … {Read More...}

Laundry Pods
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