Pantry Cooking Day 2 Oatmeal, Tortilla Pizza, and Burritos

  Don’t miss Day 1 of my pantry cooking week and the video tour of my fridge, freezer, and pantry! Admittingly, it is only Day 2, but  . . . so far so good!! This morning we had oats on the stove with some frozen blueberries and brown sugar. For lunch, we had tortilla pizzas. And for supper, we’ll be having burritos. I put a bag of pintos in the crock last night so they could … Read more…

I Won’t Be Grocery Shopping This Week, Freezer / Pantry Cooking It Is!

pantry cooking

There comes a time in every family’s life when Mom has to dig deep into the pantry, fridge, and freezer to put food on the table. That’s us this week. Normally I do my grocery shopping once a week, however, this week, I won’t be going out. Which means this Mama is pantry cooking for the next week! Pantry cooking doesn’t have to be hard. Too often we look in our freezers, pantries, and fridges and proclaim, … Read more…

100 Days of Productivity & Acountability

100 Days

I recently read an article in Yahoo News about President Trump’s first 100 days in office. It was all about what he had achieved and failed to accomplish. It got me thinking . . . what can I do in 100 days? There’s no one to keep a tally of my achievements and failures (thankfully). There is no one keeping me accountable if I say I want to do something (cough, write an e-book, cough, … Read more…

Spring Cleaning Resources For The Busy Mom

Spring Cleaning Resources

The weather here in Indiana has been lovely the past few days. Open windows, kids running in and out of the house, just got my seeds ordered . . . oh yeah, it’s Spring baby!! Along with all the many great things about spring comes that age-old need to CLEAN. Get the curtains washed! Clean under your beds! Yep, my children may think I’ve lost my marbles, but how is that different from any other … Read more…

How I Stopped Drifting Through Life

How I Stopped Drifting Through Life

  As part of my reading goals for 2017, I’m reading The 5 A.M. Miracle by Jeff Sanders. The book is all about productivity- which is something I struggle with. There have literally been days when I go to bed at night wondering what I accomplished that day. Sure, I fed the kids, picked up the house, homeschooled the kids, and maybe ran some errands. But did I really achieve anything? Most days, my answer … Read more…