31 Days of Progress Day 9 :: Friendly Blog Tips


Category: Living & Learning Goal: Use Time More Efficiently Baby Step: Find tools to make blog reading & writing quicker - - - Today I just wanted to share a couple of simple tools that I have found very valuable while reading my favorite blogs.  Like you, I have to budget the time I spend on my computer.  I read lots of great blogs and web sites every day.  There are ideas I want Continue Reading

31 Days of Progress Day 3 :: Bulk Cooking Ground Beef in the Crock Pot with Seasoning Recipe

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Category: Cooking & Eating Goal: Cook at home, even when I’m rushed or just pooped out! Baby Step: Pre-cook, pre-prep for Quick Meals when Needed This post was actually inspired by Jennifer at Balancing Beauty & Bedlam, who is also one of the original 8 31 Day Bloggers! When one has a difficult food allergy {which I am going to blog about some day soon} the only real way to eat safely Continue Reading

Now I “Umber”stand – Mixing Custom Paint Colors


Actually, I already knew this from waaaayyy back when I considered myself more of a “crafter”…but Burnt Umber is my new best friend!  I LOVE color…and I always feel happy when I see bright bold colors, but when it comes to the ones I surround myself with on a daily basis I want them a little more muted.   So, while working on recent projects and not finding the perfect colors the light bulb re-lit Continue Reading