Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Busy As A Bee

Does it seem to you that life seems to get busier and busier? Sometimes it seems that each week brings greater challenges than the one before, making the months pass so swiftly it's scary.

I'm asking the good Lord for some extra help this week, for better time-management skills and stronger resolve to resist idleness when there's so much to be done!

Here's my list of To-Dos:
*As soon as the kiddos are up, fed, and dressed, it's off to Wal-Mart to buy ingredients for making homemade spaghetti sauce and pizza sauce for canning (can you still call it canning when you're actually 'bagging'?). I'm tempted to buy one of those sauce packs where you just add it to the tomatoes and you're done. Definitely not the all-natural approach, but a lot less work.

*Home to blanch and skin tomatoes, and start making batches of sauce.

*Knock out mountain of laundry we brought back from 'Bama

*Regular daily stuff (kids school worksheet time, Bible memorization, reading time, etc.)

*Fill an order for 20 hairbows (goal, by Friday)

*Clean out disgustingly disorganized laundry room (which I loathe to enter)

*Pick up check from consignment store, 20 miles away

*Attend court hearing in town two hours away on Wednesday

*Keep up with garden output

*Clean church

And all the other necessary daily stuff that has to be done!! Well, at least I won't have any trouble going to sleep at night :).


Ashlee said...

Ummm....that's an ambitious list. I'll pray for you, sista!! We start picking beans and canning this week so we're in for some fun too! Somehow the word "fun" has been redefined in my older age. :)

T. Holt said...

And people say we stay-at-home moms don't do anything!!

Enjoyed your blog so much! I'm following now and looking forward to more posts!

Anonymous said...

I understand. I have been way to idle over the last few weeks and the Lord has convicted me. There are so many projects that I need to do in the home in order to have a more effective HOMESCHOOL year. So, I am trying to start them. Today I just did it. I cleaned part of the kitchen. It is well over needed. I mean it is always clean, but like scrub down and organize it better.

I am finding myself battling with some discontenment I guess as I clean. I see soooo many repairs and things falling apart and I just don't have the money to fix it. I am trying to focus on being grateful but I guess this is an attack. I am typically not this way. Hmmm?

Anyway, good luck!

Natural Mama said...

Here's my to do list:
Keep up with Garden Output

The End.