Amanda Darlack, Living Peace Professional Organizer, offers some simple steps to help keep your family’s morning routine flowing smoothly.
In my previous two posts, I described how I’ve been creating a month’s worth of meal plans by choosing recipes and then scheduling them. Now, it’s time to make the grocery lists! What you will need: Your collection of recipes on sticky notes organized by week The cookbooks and recipe cards for all the meals […]
In the last post, I described how our family collected recipes in order to create a rotating meal plan. This post will describe the next step: deciding side dishes and scheduling meals for each week of your rotation. What you will need: Your collection of recipes written on sticky notes and organized into categories (see […]
Amanda Darlack, Living Peace Professional Organizer, offers three simple tips for keeping scrapbooking supplies in order.
In a previous post, I shared how our family was going to set up a monthly meal plan rotation in order to save time and energy in the coming stressful months. I wanted to share with you exactly how we are doing that. Step One- Collecting Favorite Recipes What you’ll need: Cookbooks and recipe files […]
Last year was tough for our family. We are working at maximum capacity with very little margins, both in terms of time and finances. Unfortunately, one of the first things I neglect when I’m tired and stressed is meal planning. Let’s just say that, after last year, the restaurants in the area know us by […]
My husband is a librarian and a scholar at heart. He has lots of books. I have my own collection of books, including a large selection of children’s books to use in my preschool classroom. Our family loves LibraryThing. LibraryThing is a website where you can catalog books. Here are some ways you can use […]
Amanda Darlack, Living Peace Professional Organizer, offers some insight into procrastination and a technique to help motivate yourself.
“The hard must become habit. The habit must become easy. The easy must become beautiful.” ~Doug Henning
While we think of summer as relaxed and care-free, it is still a change in routine and can cause stress in both children and adults. The following is an excerpt from an article called “What Your Child Wants You to Know About Stress” from the Early Experiences Last a Lifetime website. Did you know that […]