My Favorite Planner Accessories

My Favorite Planner Accessories @ AVirtuousWoman.org #planners #planneraddicts #thisismylife #lifeplanner

"This is My Life" Planner So, I've been using my "This is My Life" Planner for a year now. I know I'm a little biased - but really, this is the only planner that has ever worked for my CRAZY BUSY MOM LIFEstyle! I've loved the look of other planners in the past. I've tried to use them. But the truth is... my day mostly focusing around home. I have weekly appointments, places to go, things to do, but I don't usually have more than a few appointments in one day. And I need reminders for a lot … [Read more...]

It’s Not About Perfection

Homemaking isn't about creating the perfect space. It's about creating a space that feels like home. @ AVirtuousWoman.org #ATimeToClean

A Time to Clean: Day 23 You can read the rest of the posts in this series here.  How have you been? Are you making good progress on this challenge? My home is so much easier to maintain now. I still have some work to do, but already, I see such a huge difference and it makes me happy! It's easy when you are coming from a place of discouragement to fall back into that pit. It's very easy. I know, because I've done it many times! You make some progress and then something goes wrong. you … [Read more...]

The #1 Way to Have a Great Morning

The #1 Way to Have a GREAT Morning! @ AVirtuousWoman.org #ATimeToClean

A Time to Clean: Day 21 You can read the rest of the posts in this series here. I’ll be honest. I totally failed at this today. My alarm went off and instead of hitting the snooze like I meant, I hit the off button on my alarm. To my great frustration, I overslept - meaning I won’t be able to do everything I had planned to do today. The Importance of Waking Up Early If you want to be successful and accomplish a lot during the day, you need to wake up early. {The exception to this would … [Read more...]

A Cleaning Routine

Creating a Cleaning Routine @ AVirtuousWoman.org #ATimeToClean

A Time to Clean: Day 20 You can read the rest of the posts in this series here.  I'll be honest. There have been years where I stuck to my cleaning routine and daily tasks. Lately... well, it's an area I could definitely improve in! My personality naturally gravitates to being messy. You know, the messy, artsy, creative, writer type. I mean, in some ways I'm pretty organized. I have certain ways of doing things and definitely have a place for everything that's important in my house. I'm … [Read more...]

Routines vs. Schedules

Routines vs. Schedules @ AVirtuousWoman.org #ATimeToClean

A Time to Clean: Day 19 You can read the rest of the posts in this series here. I didn't grow up in a very regimented environment. Other than going to school or church... I pretty much did what I wanted when I felt like it. As a young mother I learned that having a routine really helped structure the day for my toddler and baby. As time moved on and I had more children - five to be exact - and my life became more complicated and I had more obligations, I moved from having a basic routine … [Read more...]