How to Create a Successful Daily Plan

How to Create a Successful Daily Plan

Whether you put it together the night before or first thing in the morning, a daily plan is a must-have in my book. It hardly ever goes exactly as planned, and that’s ok. But having the plan in place gives direction for my day and keeps me better focused on what needs done.   Here are some questions to start: What are your priorities? Where do they fit into your routine? What action steps to do you need to take? {Read More}

4 Awesome DIY Spa Ideas

4 Awesome DIY Spa Ideas

We could all use a little pampering now and then. It’s even easier to fit some spa time in at comfort of our own homes. Here are some simple DIY spa recipes to help you relax and recharge! DIY Orange Sugar Scrub with Printable Labels from Adventures in Coupons Bath Bombs from One Good Thing by Jillee DIY Edible Mud Mask from Essentially Eclectic Vanilla Lip Balm from Little House Living What’s your favorite way to get a little pampering? 

12 Verses for When You Feel Stressed

12 Verses for When You Feel Stressed

I think we have all felt stressed, worried, and anxious at one point or another. Too much of these emotions can take a burden on your health and relationships. When I start to feel this way, I try to turn to God’s Word for encouragement. Here are some of my favorite verses to remember when I’m feeling stressed out: 1 Peter 5:7 ~ “Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.” John 14:27 ~ “Peace I leave {Read More}

Tips to Find Time to Exercise

Top 3 Tips to Find Time to Exercise

I don’t know about you, but I seem to have some serious trouble finding time to fit exercise into my day. Part of the problem is that I should make it a bigger priority that I do. However, since it’s hard to do a long, intense workout very often, quick workouts are much easier to schedule in. Here are a few things I’m learning about finding time to work out.. Keep it Simple At this time I’m looking for simple {Read More}

Pin Junkie Blogiversary Party!

I’m so excited to help celebrate two years of The Pin Junkie blog! Two years ago, Bonnie a.k.a. The Pin Junkie decided to actually do the things she pinned on Pinterest.  She made a few crafts, tried a few recipes and had so much fun, she wanted to share her love of Pinterest with everyone and The Pin Junkie was born!  Now she’s completely addicted and working her way through Pinterest one project at a time.  You can join her {Read More}

Menu Planning Tips & Free Printable

Menu Planning Tips

Trying to figure out dinner at the last minute is no easy feat. It’s a little easier with a plan in place. Menu planning takes a little bit of work, but it’s worth with the time and money you can end up saving because of it. Here are some simple tips for easier menu planning, and a free printable to go along with it! Plan from your cupboards, sales, and coupons My method of menu planning includes first looking through {Read More}

How to Read More

How to Read More

I had an audacious goal to read two books a month this year. I met that goal for about the first half of the year, but then things got busy. I’ve certainly made progress, though, and that’s what matters. It’s hard to find time to fit reading into an already hectic schedule, so here’s some tips to help you do just that: Use Kindle app on your phone or tablet I love having access to my entire Kindle library on {Read More}

10 Questions to Help You Start Journaling

10 Questions to Help you Start Journaling

Journaling can be so refreshing and healing. It help you process situations and make decisions. I used to write in my journal all the time. Over the last few years, though, it has been very sporadic. A couple months I started writing again and even bought a beautiful new journal to record my thoughts. It went well at first but I’ve kind of fallen off the bandwagon again. But I think it’s time to climb back on again. Here are {Read More}