Meal planning – setting the foundation.

In this part of the series we will set the foundation for your meals. You can read about whether to go old school or new school here. Meal planning can be a tedious task involving many hours of work, but the result will be well worth it. So grab these few things, and let's do … Continue reading Meal planning – setting the foundation.

There’s an app for that… should you use it? Menu planning edition.

I'm forever searching for apps that help with meal planning, home organisation and cleaning schedules to increase my efficiency as a busy working mum. So I download them, just to uninstall them 6 months later because I did not use them! Is this you too? There are SO MANY, too many apps out there that … Continue reading There’s an app for that… should you use it? Menu planning edition.

Please don’t tell me that starfish story again!

Thanks to the Scruffyvicar for this one, a good reminder of how our actions can have a ripple effect.

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I used like the Star-fish story, you probably know the one? It is of a man seeing another man on beach which is covered in starfish drying out and dying in the heat of the sun. The man is throwing starfish into the sea. The other man laughs at this fellow, and says to him “there are thousands of star fish you can’t make difference to them all!” To which the guy replied by picking up another starfish and threw it into the sea saying “well, it made a difference to that one!”

It is good to be reminded that everyday acts of kindness can be life-transforming-blessing to other people, that the way we live our lives does speaks volumes and our words can hold life/hope/salvation.

I think we often don’t realize the impact that we can make on the people we meet or the surrounding we are in.

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3 Day Quote Challenge Day 2

This quote appeals to me because it reminds me of what's important in life. At the beginning of the year, we sat down and wrote a family manifesto. I've written previously about it here. And in March I went Facebook Free. Best. Decision. Ever. I'm back on now, and back to where I started, which … Continue reading 3 Day Quote Challenge Day 2

3 Day Quote Challenge Day 1

Being different is scary. Having faith is scary. Stepping out into the unknown is, you guessed it, scary. But like my quote today, regret is even worse. Today I'm meditating on this passage from Matthew. Can you imagine what would have happened had Peter not made a life change and chose instead not to follow … Continue reading 3 Day Quote Challenge Day 1