Reading, baking, and conferences - 4 places I found joy in the chaos this week

Reading, baking, and conferences - 4 places I found joy in the chaos this week

It was a tough week. For whatever reason the kids were going a little nuts. Whatever impulse control they have was out the window and basic rules that have been in place for years were being ignored. I was going crazy because I felt like I shouldn't have needed to repeat myself so many times or ask for simple things like "please keep your feet off your brother" to happen. You get it. 

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Weekly Menu Plan #92 + a look at the weekly grocery shopping for our family of 7

Weekly Menu Plan #92 + a look at the weekly grocery shopping for our family of 7

Oh my goodness! We've hit Thanksgiving week. Eeek! It came so fast this month since it's the almost the earliest date it can be. I seriously keep thinking I have another week since it's feels soooo early. I gotta get my butt in gear! 

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New Sales & Deals Page

New Sales & Deals Page

I love a good bargain. Love, love, love. And I love passing on a good deal to friends. I'm frequently sharing deals I find in texts, in person, and on Facebook. But I don't get to update all of you with deals as often as I like because I'd be posting CONSTANTLY. 

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My Monthly Goals {Update on October & Goals for November}

My Monthly Goals {Update on October & Goals for November}

Yeah... notice that we are already halfway through November? I had this post ready but then because of the gratitude challenge and the 15 Days to a Healthier You I put off posting this. Thankfully it's kept my goals at the front of my brain so I'm getting things done at a pretty quick pace :D

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2017 Clutter Buster Challenge Week 46: Seasonal Gear

2017 Clutter Buster Challenge Week 46: Seasonal Gear

I separated this from boots and coats and now I'm thinking it was kind of a silly thing to do. If you are going through one area you are probably going through all the stuff you need. But in my desire to make these tasks as simple and short as possible I broke it down into different parts. Maybe you are smarter than me and did it all in one fell swoop so you are off the hook this week. I'll be in my closet while you catch up on your favorite show ;)

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Clean carpets, game breaks, and tracing letters - 4 places I found joy in the chaos this week

Clean carpets, game breaks, and tracing letters - 4 places I found joy in the chaos this week

I've been stripping beds, vacuuming daily, shampooing carpets, quarantining the pets, and bathing everyone in dish soap. If this isn't a prime example of chaos, I don't know what is! But there is still joy mixed in. There are still things to be grateful for when we look.

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