Get Dinner on the Table in 30 Minutes — or Less!

Whether you’re a working mom, single dad, parent who works from home or stay at home parent, there’s no doubt that keeping up with day to day responsibilities can be a challenge. With plans constantly in flux due to over-communication and over-scheduling, it’s getting more difficult to stay on top of things like dinner prep. … Read more

Keeping things organized

Well. I remember in my third or fourth year of working, in my second job out of college, someone commented on how organized I was. At that moment, I was. But, I explained that I wasn’t actually an (naturally) organized person, and I really need to impose organization on myself, using all the tools and mechanisms they were seeing that prompted … Read more


…and homeschooling. First, I know people who work outside the home and homeschool, and things are working for them. Because of this, I know it can be done. But I don’t know how – I don’t do it myself, and this is my story, so I’m not going to address working outside the home.          … Read more

AYL Bluetooth 4.1 Wireless Sport Headphone

If you’re considering a bluetooth headphone, you want to check this option from AYL out. The set is very light weight, and fits well in your ears. As such, the headphone set also minimizes competing noise from your surroundings, making it easier to hear what you’re listening to. If you need a different size ear buds, they … Read more

Northbooks Notebooks

So, I’m a podcast listening kinda gal. I got hooked a few years ago. A friend mentioned she was listening to something call the Self-Sufficient Homestead. I did some googling and got hooked on Johnny Max and the Queen’s adventures, their spatting, their strong mutual support and love, and Johnny Max’s tales. Oh, the stories – … Read more

How Writing Reviews Has Helped Me Be Better

That’s an awkward title, but it really sums things up. You’ve noticed, if you read here, that lately I’m writing a lot more reviews. Funny how that happened. Quick summary: I reached out to organizations that connect businesses (people who have stuff to sell) with influencers (that’s a way of saying bloggers). I was specifically looking … Read more