Sunday, March 16, 2008

Mama's sick

Well, I've done it.. I have gone and gotten myself sick. Moms are not suppose to get sick, right?? I started feeling achey yesterday. I thought that I had just worked out too hard the day before. My body hadn't seen weights and the treadmill in a few weeks. It still didn't explain the headache and the upset stomach. I was hoping it was just a one day deal, but I awoke in the night with fever and my whole body aching again. I don't like being sick. I feel like I can't do anything. I miss out on things. Today I am missing out on what I I won't get to teach Sunday school to those cute little 2 and 3 year olds. Fortunately my dear husband will do that for me. I won't get to enjoy small group Bible Study after church, luncheon included. My daughter informed us this morning that the Children's Choir is suppose to sing on Palm Sunday. is Palm Sunday. We were not prepared..and now, I won't get to hear them sing.

I don't want to complain, I know that I need to be thankful in every situation. I can say that lying in bed sick will: 1. allow me to rest, 2. allow my children to make some decisions about certain things on their own and 3. possibly help me to lose a little weight (since I'm not eating well).
I am very thankful that I have a husband that will take care of me and the kids. He's a good husband and daddy and I thank God for him!

Well I guess its time to get back in bed!

Friday, March 14, 2008

Organizing Tips

Ok.. So..I don't know what I am doing.. I just thought I'd start a blog and post my organizing tip. Lysa is doing this over at her blog and I wanted to try to play along. You can visit her blog here

I have tried to include pictures, but I cannot get them to fit. They are really big. If anyone can help that would be great!

I don't have much time, as you can tell. I will have to come back when I have time and energy to put into this and jazz it up some.

I am not a writer and I am not very creative.. that is why I really do not have a blog title. Maybe some of you guys can offer suggestions!?!? I was thinking of . In the Kitchen.. I don't know.. I love to cook and I seem to stay in that particular room of the house.

Anyway.. my tip is:

Cooking Magazines taking up space in your living areas??

This is what I do.. Get several 3 ring binders and some clear sheet protectors. Most of the cooking magazines (Taste of Home, Quick Cooking, Paula Deen) have a recipe index in the back. Fold your magazine to that page. Insert the sheet protectors in the binders and then slide the magazine into the sheet protector. WhaLa! Now you won't have to search the entire magazine to find a recipe.. just look through the index. I also label the outside of the binder with the title of the magazine and the issue dates. I usually can get one -two years worth in one binder.

As for where I hide things when company comes... I have a closet under our stairs. I keep empty laundry baskets in there. When someone is coming over, we get out a basket and collect all the STUFF and then hide it in the closet.

Sweet blessings to you all!