“Remember, you …

“Remember, you are the same today as you will be in five years, except for two things: the people you meet and the books you read. Choose both carefully.”
– Charlie “Tremendous” Jones

Reading seems to be my theme the last couple of weeks.  Someone shared this quote with me today and it marries two ideas Continue reading


Top 9 ways to find time to read

Leaning Tower of Books

Leaning Tower of Books

The pile of books on my nightstand is overwhelming and threatening to topple over as the pile keeps growing and growing .  In fact, books are starting to take over several areas of my home.  Not only is there a pile on my nightstand there is a pile in the guest bedroom, one in the living room and one in the dining room.  I keep adding to the pile but lately I have not finished a single book.  I’m drowning in all these amazing books that I truly want to read (this obviously doesn’t even take into account the online reading that is accumulating as well!)  So I need to Continue reading

What aisle at the grocery store is the large container of time and is it on Sale??? – Part One


Let’s face it, we all get 24 hours each day to get our stuff done.  We talk about “finding” time to do the things that are important to us but we really can’t “find” time or “buy” extra when we go to the grocery store 🙂 .  Leonardo DaVinci, Thomas Edison, Oprah Winfrey, Steve Jobs and Betty White all have/had the same amount of time per day that you and I have.  They all have made huge contributions to society.  They created new ideas, industries, products and works of art.  I just want to Continue reading

Kim’s Fall Bucket List

“Autumn is as joyful and sweet as an untimely end.”
― Remy de Gourmont

I have always enjoyed fall; the beautiful and vibrant changing colors of the trees, the crispness in the air, pumpkin flavored EVERYthing.  But…..it is a love/hate relationship.  I love everything about fall except Continue reading

Five Minute Friday: Write

Yes!  I have made it to Friday which means it is time to sit back and do some fun, no editing, just write from your heart and soul writing.  I’m joining the Five Minute Friday party with LisaJo Baker and her merry group of writers.  Each week on Friday she gives us a prompt to write on and over 300 people join in the fun.


Today’s prompt: WRITE


Because the words are always swimming in my head and they must be allowed Continue reading

Four Tips for Scheduling Your Family

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It was a crazy day of homeschooling yesterday: running to one meeting, picking up the kids, coaching a volleyball game, feeding kids, dropping off kids, going to another meeting, picking up kids, and driving home. (I’m getting tired just typing it all out!) As we were driving, Continue reading