Bill Paying · Debt Management

Easy Method To Keep Track and Pay Household Bills

Bill paying....it's a necessary fact of life. I struggled for years finding an easier way to manage the paper clutter and keep track of bills. Especially challenging in a small home with a minimum of storage. I finally learned a few tricks to make it almost painless. Well, almost.... In the past, I'd have the bills… Continue reading Easy Method To Keep Track and Pay Household Bills

Inspiration · Organization

It’s Time to Make New Year’s Resolutions! Are You Ready?

  Included in the list of the top 5 Google searches for 2017 compiled by iQuanti were Get Healthy, Get Organized and Spend Less/Save More. I wasn’t the least surprised, because there have been variations of those subjects on every weekly and monthly women’s magazine cover for as long as I can remember. Unfortunately, in… Continue reading It’s Time to Make New Year’s Resolutions! Are You Ready?

Around The House · Household Recipes

The Best Fruit Fly Trap EVER!

Fruit flies aren't like regular flies, where you can grab a fly swatter or rolled newspaper, swat the fly and the fly-be-gone. Nah, fruit flies are tiny little things that are too small and too quick to kill that way. And too irritating to ignore. I have battled fruit flies off and on for years, and have… Continue reading The Best Fruit Fly Trap EVER!

Food · Meal-Prep · Freezer cooking

How to Meal-Prep #10 of Ground Beef

Meal planning is a wonderful skill that comes easy to people. I imagine it might work well for a younger family, but it just doesn't work for me and Hubby. Sometimes we just don't feel like eating what's on the menu, or don't feel much like cooking. We do like to eat though, so in… Continue reading How to Meal-Prep #10 of Ground Beef

Container Gardening · Garden · Inspiration · Senior Gardening

Miss Margaret’s Garden

To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow. – Audrey Hepburn... I am reminded of this quote when I think of myself and my circle of friends getting older. Especially in regards to a dear elderly friend. In spite of all of our aches and pains, we keep planting seeds: seeds of kindness, seeds… Continue reading Miss Margaret’s Garden

DIY · Organization · Planners & Printables · Time Management

Revamping My Planner

I belong to three volunteer organizations, I have recently had frequent doctor appointments, started a yoga class twice a week, plus started a Walking Challenge. To say my schedule gets pretty hectic sometimes is an understatement. The day I was up and dressed, and ready to leave the house a day early for a meeting.… Continue reading Revamping My Planner

Food · Meal-Prep · Freezer cooking

Slow Cooker Freezer Spaghetti Sauce

This sauce is Magnifico!  Seriously...I can not even begin to describe how delicious this sauce is. It is Rich! Thick! Robust! Flavorful!  You can almost hear the gondolier serenading  you, as you lazily float down a canal in Venice. Oh my, and it is so easy to make and ever so Versatile!  Since we have spaghetti… Continue reading Slow Cooker Freezer Spaghetti Sauce