Woven Recycled Magazines

April 11, 2012 by  |  No Comments

Woven Recycled Magazines

My daughter is way into arts and crafts. We have projects – finished and unfinished- all over the house. Sometimes, her creations are good enough to sell and make money to support her habit. Other times, they are just for fun. Lately, she has been watching a lot of You Tube tutorials for everything from nail […]

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You Don’t Need To Mop For Good Friends

April 8, 2012 by  |  3 Comments

Yesterday, we had 6 adults and 7 children over for Easter lunch. It was gorgeous outside, so we were in an out of the house from the get-go. There was a trail on my floor from door to door. When it was time to eat, there were so many of us that we had food […]

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I Know My Redeemer Lives!!

April 7, 2012 by  |  1 Comment

I Know My Redeemer Lives!!

  After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb. There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back the stone and sat on it. His appearance […]

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Technology Break

April 3, 2012 by  |  No Comments

Tomorrow, I am taking the kids to my parents for three days. That’s three days of no internet or cell phone – at least that’s easy to come by! I have to admit that part of me is a little scared of being “off the grid” for that long. On the other hand, another part […]

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When Blogging Makes You Busy

April 1, 2012 by  |  10 Comments

When Blogging Makes You Busy

When I started Overcoming Busy, I did it just to gather some resources and thoughts about keeping the busyness out of our lives for a few friends and myself. I never really thought people I didn’t know would read it. Then, one day, I had a comment from someone I didn’t even know. Then, another […]

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Resurrection Garden Craft For Easter

March 29, 2012 by  |  No Comments

Resurrection Garden Craft For Easter

Our kids love creative projects, so I am always on the look-out for something new for them. I have been looking specifically for an Easter craft project for the past couple weeks – one that is not so much bunnies and eggs and more Christ and his resurrection. When I saw THIS at We Are That […]

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When To Toss Your Make-Up And Other Bathroom Products

March 26, 2012 by  |  No Comments

My first task in spring cleaning my bathroom this week was cleaning my make-up drawer. I used this chart from Real Simple to determine what cosmetics to keep and what to toss. It also has the expiration of lotions, shampoos and other bathroom products that will come in handy while cleaning out the bathroom cabinets later […]

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Slow And Steady Spring Cleaning – Bathrooms

March 25, 2012 by  |  1 Comment

This week, I am working on the bathrooms. My bathroom surfaces are cleaned thoroughly each week,  but the insides of the cabinets are another story. It is time to clean out the shelves and drawers. I’m sure stuff has accumulated that I don’t even remember having and I’m positive there are some out-dated products that need to […]

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God Is Not The God Of Chaos

March 23, 2012 by  |  No Comments

Ever have those days where you catch yourself coming and going? Those days when you are moving faster and faster and going nowhere? Days full of chaos and disorder? To find some hope and encouragement for your busy days, visit me at Sisters In Bloom today.  

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3-2-1 Stop Review and Giveaway

March 21, 2012 by  |  17 Comments

3-2-1 Stop Review and Giveaway

“You can’t organize crazy.” When I read that line from the new ebook 3-2-1 Stop, I knew I was going to LOVE this book! The author, Lori Lippincott, was talking my language! Lori advocates and strives to live a simple life, free of the unnecessary distractions society is full of – a life free of busyness. She […]

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Closet Organzing Links

March 20, 2012 by  |  1 Comment

Are you joining me in Slow and Steady Spring Cleaning? This week, I am working on the closets! Here are some links with closet decluttering/organization how-to’s and inspiration. Closet organizing tips and inspiration from Operation Organization 20 Ways To Organize Your Bedroom Closet from Apartment Therapy Organizing and Inventorying Children’s Clothing from Organizing Junkie How […]

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