If you want a lighter tasting spaghetti and sauce, I ran across this the other day: http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/recipe_views/views/106053 It was delicious! The kids and I also cleaned out the fridge really well, washing down the shelves and making it beautiful to look at when we open it.
What can you drop off your holiday calendar? What can you say no to? What can you decide not to do?
My office has been taken over by handmade cards to send, present to wrap, stocking stuffers, pictures and a scrapbook bag. I need this: Christmas Organization Planning CenterĂ‚Â
What don’t I have time to think about?
I have been reading a really fascinating books called, “Making Peace with the Things in Your Life,” by Cindy Glovinsky. I haven’t really heard her approach before. She talks about the balance of order and chaos. How if there is too much order, you stifle your creativity and have to break out. But, once you Read More
How to Build a Woman’s Fall Wardrobe: http://www.ehow.com/how_2603_build-womans-fall.html
Time for holiday planning if you don’t want to be overwhelmed in Dec. Flylady’s has issued her holiday control journal: http://www.flylady.net/pages/holidaycruising1.asp CEO’s Organized Christmas starts Oct 25: http://organizedchristmas.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=68 Create your own Holiday Notebook at Christmas Organizing: http://www.christmasorganizing.com/notebook.html Visit My Frugal Christmas Notebook: http://www.frugalchristmas.homestead.com/ Learn to simplify the holidays: http://www.newdream.org/holiday/index.php and http://www.onlineorganizing.com/NewslettersIssue.asp?newsletter=go&date=12/1/2000
Here’s a link of different sites to help organize kids’ rooms: http://www.bluemountainsforkids.com/68/kid-organizing-room.html. There’s even a link from a place called Sweet Petite’s LOL
Time Management tips for Busy Women: http://www.thebusywoman.com/time-management/busy-woman-articles.php I especially like the article on Overbearing Schedules: http://www.thebusywoman.com/time-management/overbearing-schedules.php I was disappointed because I didn’t get as much done as I had hoped last week. I kept getting interrupted: extra time with my husband, a spur of the moment 1 1/2 hour lunch with an acquaintance I wanted Read More
I am reading the book When Faster Harder Smarter is Not Enough by Kathryn D. Cramer, Ph.D. So far it is a really good manual on how to use your creativity to work instead of always pushing yourself to do more. “Do not believe that it is very much of an advance to do the Read More
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