3 Handy Tools to Help You Save Time in the Kitchen

Tools to Help You Save Time in the Kitchen

I love to work in the kitchen. But, I love to eat more than I love the working part of things. Sometimes a time crunch requires that I take some short cuts so speed things up and get a meal on the table sooner rather than later. As we’ve seen already this week, planning meals, […]

Have a Trash Bowl at the Ready to Save Time in the Kitchen

Countertop trash saves time in the kitchen

We have a fairly big kitchen these days, at least compared to the 4 by 6 foot kitchen that made up our newlywed home. My kitchen now is pretty big. And while big is great — totally not complaining — traipsing back and forth throughout the kitchen during meal prep time can slow you down. […]

Are You at the Right Pace for Your Life’s Season?

Are you at the right pace for your life? | Life as MOM

Are you trying to do too much, move too fast, or otherwise work at too feverish a pace for this season of life? Life as MOM contributor Prerna helps us think it through. Pace. Our lives are determined by the pace with which we move through our days. Our moods are affected by how fast or slow […]

Time Management Tips for Moms

Time Management for Moms

Kids going back to school, new baby coming into the family, changes in the work place — they can all put a stress on our time management skills. Here are some tips to help you manage your time and enjoy this life as MOM. Oh. my. word. The day starts, and before I blink it […]

Get Organized Now, Not Later

Tips to Organize Your Pantry

While I’m not quite ready to go back to the daily drill of homeschool, I am ready for the order and routine that the new school year brings with it. “Back to School” time is a fresh start and a great time to get organized. Whether your kids go back to school this week or […]

iPhone Apps that Can Help You

favorite apps for iphone

The right iPhone apps can help you make light of every day chores and add enjoyment to your life. About a year ago I broke down and bought an iPhone. I bought the iPhone4 for $99, exactly $99 more than I had ever paid for a phone. Up until that point, all my cell phones, […]

What Does Organized Feel Like?

what does organized feel like

Being organized doesn’t mean having everything perfectly in order. But, it can help you get on your game. Last week as I was catching up on my Google reader, I saw an update from my friend, Jules: I started feeling really sick on Monday, so it was with great pleasure that I grabbed one of Jessica‘s […]

Are You Putting Too Much on Your Plate?

turkey plate

If you cram too much on your plate, you might get a stomachache. Wise decision making is necessary on the buffet line — and in real life. Sometimes we act like life is Thanksgiving Dinner. We’re so worried that we’ll miss an opportunity that we heap things on. We fill our plates full and hope […]