Finding ME Time as a parent is never easy. Parenting life in general. With 3 children and a husband, I am finding it hard to find a few minutes to myself. There is always something to do, from helping with homework, after school activities, a busy toddler, taking care of husband and my home. How [...]
Having a planner you refer to everyday makes life a lot easier to manage everyday tasks. I have had a planner as long as I can remember. It dates back to middle school when agendas were introduced! Since then I have been using them. Last year I decided to try a bullet journal. I fell in love with it. Now that I have finished the bullet journal, I decided to try a pre-made bullet journal. Here is the cloudberry bullet journal review. All opinions are my own. Not sponsored.
One of favorite marinated olives is made with garlic, parmesan and lemon juice. If you've never tried marinated olives, you must! Olives are so delicious. I can easily eat them by the jar. In fact, I have on many occasions. During my first pregnancy that was one of cravings. I love olives!! Do you like marinated olives? Most of us don't think to make marinated olives because we can easily purchase them in store and secondly, we don't think to marinate them unless there is an occasion for celebration. I do admit, I fall into these two categories.
Kids can be picky. I am lucky my kids are not picky and eat everything I make. However, there are days I make certain meals for my husband and I. There are meals that I know they may not be interested in and I don't feel like making extra food for no reason. There are also times when we order sushi or something the kids don't eat. I will say my oldest likes sushi but not all 3 kids do yet. Therefore, I may make something for the kids instead of ordering a bunch of different meals. I too enjoy these kid friendly meals. Here are 5 kid friendly meals to make any day of the week!
I rather clean my kitchen over my bathroom anyday. Sometimes I am in the mood to clean but that is not often. To keep myself on schedule I write down my to do list in my weekly planner to remember. As there a billion other things we would rather do than clean! I've actually just started a bullet journal and have created a checklist with weekly, monthly and bi-annual cleaning tasks to do. Below is a cleaning schedule organized by daily, weekly, monthly and bi-annual tasks.