July Recap

Normally, this is the post where I look back at the previous month, evaluate, list my statistics for the month, and talk about what I'll do to improve in the coming month. If you read my June Recap, you know that July was slated to be different. In July, I took a break from blogging. … Continue reading July Recap

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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

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

Trying the Pomodoro Technique: Week Two

Last week, I shared that I am experimenting with using the Pomodoro Technique this month. This is productivity technique that alternates periods of time of being productive (Pomodoros) and taking a break. Last week due to sickness and a short week, I only got two days of Pomodoros in. But those were some seriously productive … Continue reading Trying the Pomodoro Technique: Week Two

Trying the Pomodoro Technique: Week One

Transitioning from grad school to learning how to live the military spouse life and trying to figure out "working from home" has created some... interesting growing pains for me. This past year has been a lot of change all at once. I finished my residence classes for my master's degree (although I would still have … Continue reading Trying the Pomodoro Technique: Week One