Time Management Basics First, let me say that I don’t really like the title “working mom” because I’m hard pressed to think of a mom who doesn’t work. But work-away-from-home-mom is too much of a mouthful, so I’ll stick with the standard. I’ve already shared with you the magic that is Flylady; I couldn’t keep… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Working Mom
So my last post was the instructions for the soup I ended up making Monday night. Tuesday, I made the pork chops. Wednesday I did the French dips, which nobody ate because nobody was home, which is usually when I give up on menu planning. Last night, Thursday, no one was hungry at dinnertime so… Continue reading Mom, What’s For Dinner? Vol. 2
Ok so Monday I posted our menu for the week, then I immediately went home and jumped right off script. In my defense, I had planned to make this soup on Sunday but we decided chili rellanos from the Mexican market deli sounded better so the soup didn’t happen. Then, on Monday, the pit stop… Continue reading Cabbage Sausage Potato Soup
Ok I know there’s a saying about the “best laid plans…” but I’m in a frazzled state and can’t quite remember it right now. For accountability’s sake, I was fully planning to menu plan on Thursday, grocery shop over the weekend and share our family’s menu plan with you today. The menu plan is pretty… Continue reading Mom, What’s For Dinner? Vol. 1
Menu Planning Week One In Flylady-land, our habit for the month of November is menu planning. I will admit, in the past, this is not a skill I’ve developed so I’m excited to give it another go. My menu planning usually goes something like this: Do you see what the problem is? I see it… Continue reading Fail to Plan or Plan to EAT!
When the student is ready to learn, the teacher appears. Flylady led me to Suze Orman, and in discussing her with my brother, I was led to Dave Ramsey. My brother gave me a copy of the Total Money Makeover in late 2006. I drank the cool aid! At the time I had just over… Continue reading Living Like No One Else…My Experience with Dave Ramsey’s Total Money Makeover