Do you feel overwhelmed sometimes with all that you need to get done? Somedays I feel like I will never see the end of cleaning my home. Just when I get one room done I turn around and see a thousand other projects. It is those little things that sometimes trip us up and those things also get forgotten too. Here is a simple little 30-day list of getting those little things done.
Take one day a month and clean that item listed and then at the end of the month you can look back and realize how much you did.
I hope this list gives you some fun new ideas of things that can make your day, week, and month a little lighter and cleaner for you.
In the world that we live in ….do you find your life feeling cluttered? We have so many things on your plate from social media, activities, children, family, friends, school, church, and then there is our house. Do you ever feel like your house is no longer a home? Do you feel like your house is being taken over by stuff and clutter?
I have decided to eat that elephant called my house and eat it one bite at a time. How am I going to do that you ask? Well….currently we are 20 weeks away from Christmas. So, over the next 20 weeks, I will aim to declutter only one area at a time or one bite at a time.
This will break things down so that it is not as overwhelming, and I can set each week aside for just one extra task. The great part about doing it this way…..is that after 20 weeks, I will have 20 areas of my life cleaned up. Also, I can also look at this that I can do this in the next 20 weeks and look forward to Christmas and know that my house is retaking shape as my HOME!
If you would like to join me, I will have a series on my YouTube channel called “House to Home…Declutter with Me”. Over the next 20 weeks, we will declutter an area together and you can follow along by printing a copy of the PDF of the 20-week journey. Also, there is a 52-week list if you want to be adventurous and have a full year’s worth of decluttering your house.
Ok, let’s do this together!
I will post the first video in the series to give you a taste of what we will be doing and then you can follow each week on YouTube for the next video in the series.
I hope you enjoy it!
Lynn A. C. Wilson – Resume of a Mother (Blog) At Home with Lynn Wilson (YouTube)
We all want a quick, cheap, and easy meal to make any time for lunch or dinner. This meal I have made for all my married 35+ years life. It is such a favorite that we have this at least 2 twice a month and my kids still ask for it!
Most of the ingredients you can find right in your pantry, and you can have this on the table in 15 minutes or less.
I hope you enjoy this meal with your family. There is a video below and a printable version of the recipe too.
Many times, I talk about having a stockpile, overflow pantry, and a full
pantry on my YouTube channel. So many have asked for a copy of my master
shopping list that I have created for myself. Here is a copy of the document
form that I use on a regular basis…..so that you can print a copy.
Having a stockpile and an overage of food for those emergencies that come up and or when you can’t get to the grocery store is so important.
Master Shopping List
Have you ever been ready to make some pancakes in the morning or bake some
brownies for dessert after dinner to only find that you have no eggs?
What about when you go to the grocery store and you find that they are sold out of eggs or the price is just too high. Is there a way to bake without eggs? Yes, there is and you can do this usually with things you already have in your pantry.
Now like anything this is a substitute and not the same thing so you might find that things don’t rise the same and or might even have a slight change in taste.
Listed below are some ideas that you can use. Remember things like banana and pumpkin has its own flavor, so be careful what you use them in.
I find that yogurt or buttermilk works well and vinegar (I prefer apple cider) and baking soda we usually have in the pantry already, also work well.
I have tried the commercial egg substitutes and I have not found them to work as well.
There is nothing better than a scone in the morning with your coffee or tea as you watch the sunrise for a new day ahead of you. My grandmother was known as “Nana” made at least what she called, “Pan Scones”. Nana had all the yummy recipes from her Scottish heritage! Nana‘s “Pan” Scones was a favorite of our family every time she came for a visit. My dad took over after she stopped visiting and now I’m making the scones for us.
I now have the recipe and enjoy making them all the time for my family. They sort of look like an English muffin and yet they are really nothing like it! They are soft, a little denser and you would not toast them.
The recipe is oh so delicious and simple and easy to make. Here are the recipe notes at the bottom and also the video link to my YouTube where you can see how I make them. I hope you give this a try and enjoy it!
When you were a kid did you have a favorite holiday dessert that you can recall? We all have those special memories of a meal, a side dish or a dessert that just brings us back to our childhood. I remember this dessert so much and when I made it this time once again, it brought back all those wonderful memories.
Do you need a last minute gift idea of something practical that you can give a loved one or a friend? Who doesn’t like hot chocolate? You can customize this any way you want too and enjoy coming up with creative ideas for your gift. Here is a simple idea that I put together for a friend.
I am reminded every day of Psalm 46:10 which clearly states, Be still and know that I am God. Did you notice I used the word clearly. I have this verse on my computer at work, on my computer at home, and on the bulletin board in my kitchen. I know myself and I know that I need to be reminded of this often!
Let me take you back a few steps to where I have been and where I am heading. I have been praying for about a year now for a certain area of my life to open up and for the Lord to show me what He would like me to do. Of course, being STILL and knowing that He is God and in control is so hard for me. Can you relate? In my thoughts daily this particular item is running through my mind and I have a list of what I feel is the best thing, how I can organize it, where I fit in and what is needed from me. I have it all worked out if the Lord would only answer my prayer (oh, yes, in the way I have organized it), I would be in great shape.
Then again I am reminded….of Psalm 46:10 Be Still…..that is a hard task when you are task-orientated, always wanting to be busy and on the go. I am slowly learning over the past year to be still, not to rush, not run, not to jump but to be still.
Yesterday a guest walked into my office and we just started to chat about prayer and what she is working through in her life. She had the same type of story that I have….praying and having a hard time waiting. She told me she is learning to walk with God. What a thought….”Walk with God”; again I am reminded to be still or at least slow it down, not to run, not to rush, and not to jump but to be still and wait for the Lord.
What have you been praying about this past year and are you still waiting for an answer? Join me and walk with the Lord for a time, during which you will get the answer you need.