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Planner: Step 2

Step 2: Planner Companies Now that you’ve, hopefully, have been able to decide which layout(s) work best for you, let’s move onto which company might work best for you. The planner community is huge(!) and can be very overwhelming, so please take these steps at your own pace. When I first started using a planner…

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Planner: Step 1

Step 1: Layouts Now that you are ready to look for the planner for you, let me share with you what I have used in the past. There are plenty more planner companies out there that I have not tried, so I will not speak on them since I have no experience using them. I…

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New Year = New Goals

It’s not only the beginning of a new year but a new decade! What?! I don’t know about you but that just blows my mind! This is the third full decade that I’ve lived through and I can’t possibly be old enough to have done this…but here I am. Anyways, need to focus. Speaking of…

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Carol’s Spring Cleaning List

Yes, I am excited about cleaning and decluttering! Below I have listed some activities that may help you start this task. Set your favorite playlist and let’s get this party started! Your closet: Get rid of whatever clothing you did not wear this winter. Seriously. Sock and underwear drawer: Sort them.  Anything unmatched, with holes or…

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Have you seen the posts on Facebook with the women wrapped up like newborn babies and then it says something like “6,546 weeks today”? (Like the one above.) This is the feeling I have when I admit to myself that I require a chore chart to keep my house clean. Am I an adult or…

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Decluttering With Kids

This year, as every year, we clean the house thoroughly for Christmas. So, I had the idea of doing a “hope purse” project with my friends in church. As you go over your closet, you choose one of your many purses that you don’t use anymore, fill it with some chocolate, that makeup you bought…

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I Don’t Carry A Purse. Do You?

YES. You read that correctly I do not carry a purse. Just a wallet that my cell phone, money, cards, receipts, and chapstick fit into. I think you can tell a lot about a person by taking a look at their desk. Most consider my desk messy. I like to spread out and work on…

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I was born in 1981 which places me in the generational gap.  I am the oldest of the Millennials and the youngest of the Gen Xers.  I have tendencies towards both demographics, but when it comes to current trends I lean a little more millennial than X.  My current bandwagon I am driving with horses…

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If there is one thing I believe in as a mom blogger, it is commitment to truth and portraying my life as accurately as I can. More than anything, I would never want another mom to ever feel discouraged, inadequate, or less-than because they can’t somehow live up to the rosy, overly-edited online versions of…

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