No Post Today

I was going to share some of my easy meal planning recipes for today's post and planned to spend Sunday afternoon writing. But, alas, our power went out not long after we got home from church! And now, an hour before our bedtime, it is still out. Lord willing, I will share some of my … Continue reading No Post Today

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My Fertility Awareness Story, Part Three: Pros, Cons, and Myths Busted

This post is part of my series on the Fertility Awareness Method of Birth Control. You can find my post on how I made the decision to switch to FAM here and my post on how I learned the method here. As with anything, there are pros and cons to using FAM for birth control. … Continue reading My Fertility Awareness Story, Part Three: Pros, Cons, and Myths Busted

FlyLady in May: Zones 5 and 1

You may have noticed that I did not publish an entry for Zone 4 in my FlyLady in May series. This was intentional. Since I was out of town for a good portion of the week I was supposed to be in Zone 4, I was not able to give it the attention I should … Continue reading FlyLady in May: Zones 5 and 1

FlyLady in May: Zone 3

For the month of May (and a week in June) I am experimenting with using FlyLady to help myself be more consistent with housework. Each Monday, I will share how I did with the daily missions as well as the daily checklist for the previous week's zone. I will do my best to be as … Continue reading FlyLady in May: Zone 3

My Fertility Awareness Story, Part Two: Learning Curve

A few weeks ago, I shared my experience with hormonal birth control that drew me to the Fertility Awareness Method, or FAM. Today, I am (finally) sharing part two (of three) of my FAM story. It's important to me that I share my learning process, as the idea of the learning process was my biggest … Continue reading My Fertility Awareness Story, Part Two: Learning Curve

FlyLady in May: Zone 2

As I said last week, for the month of May I am experimenting with using FlyLady to better manage my household chores. I tend to be that person that does a huge amount of housework at once and then collapses and has no energy to do anymore cleaning for the next week. And repeat. Or … Continue reading FlyLady in May: Zone 2

May’s Experiment: FlyLady

I had so much fun experimenting with the Pomodoro Technique last month that I decided to try another new thing during the month of May. This month's new thing is FlyLady. FlyLady is actually something I have dabbled into in the past, but really want to take more seriously. Like I mentioned in my wrap-up … Continue reading May’s Experiment: FlyLady

Pomodoro Technique: Final Thoughts

During the month of April, I experimented with using the Pomodoro Technique to help improve my productivity. Each week, I shared what each day was like for me, including my struggles and triumphs. I was able to accomplish quite a bit in the month of April using the Pomodoro Technique. I got through an average … Continue reading Pomodoro Technique: Final Thoughts

Trying the Pomodoro Technique: Week Four

During the month of April, I have been trying the Pomodoro Technique to help with my productivity. I have shared my progress with it each week. I love how what using this technique has done for my productivity, even on days when I don't have as much time to work on things! Monday, April 23 … Continue reading Trying the Pomodoro Technique: Week Four

Trying the Pomodoro Technique: Week Three

During the month of April, I am trying out the Pomodoro Technique to see if it will improve my productivity. The Pomodoro Technique uses period of working and rest to help improve one's productivity. Last week, I was able to do this technique for four out of the five workdays. This week, my goal is … Continue reading Trying the Pomodoro Technique: Week Three