A few months ago I completed a self-improvement challenge and one of the new habits that I decided to adapt to my daily routine was having 1 to 3 daily goals. I would write down the goals in the morning and kept them on my mind as my day unfolded and reflect on them at bedtime. The goals are to be simple and attainable. From … Continue reading The Power of Daily Goals
Sometimes, even when you have a weekly meal planner, dinner improvisation happens… for example, last weekend my husband’s best friend came for the weekend to be with him for my husband’s birthday and after a full weekend of soccer games, late-night talks and dinners out, I found myself on Sunday afternoon without a meal plan and with no time to go to the supermarket, so … Continue reading De-constructed Dinner: an easy, quick, simple, and delicious solution to an un planned dinner
About three years ago we consciously started to reduce the use of plastic in our home. It has been a lengthy process, but in the pursuit to be more environmentally conscious and creating a sense of social consciousness in our kids we have come a long way. Here are the ways we have reduced the use of plastic in our home. No more plastic … Continue reading 7 Ways to reduce plastic use at home
This question has been on my mind for a very long time, the reason I think this question often pops in my head is that I have vivid memories that are strongly attached to specific songs, each time I hear these songs, my soul goes time traveling back to that moment and I feel encapsulated with all the colors, people and places of that time. … Continue reading Question of the Week: What song or songs remind you of your younger self or of a specific time in your life?
Learning to be organized has been a learning curve for me. When I look early on my marriage I wonder how my husband could have been so patient with my slow development into been a more organized person. As I had kids and my job became more demanding, I honestly and sadly can say that my improvement in being organized was minimal. With that … Continue reading 6 Tips to help you get your life organized!
This week I would like to share a quick, easy-peasy, uncomplicated meal that I usually cook when I need a fast meal and an even faster clean-up. For the chicken wings: 2lbs chicken wings 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp avocado oil Salt and pepper to taste Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Wash the chicken wings and pat them dry. In a bowl put the … Continue reading Recipe of the Week… Chicken Wings with Potatoes… YUM!
I have been thinking about ways to engage with you, the reader, and have decided to do, every Thursday, a “Question of the Week” segment, in which I will ask a fun, insightful, interesting and hopefully smart question that will challenge you to answer it. You can answer it out loud on the spot, use it for your journal entry, or just reflect on it … Continue reading Question of the week…
With years of trying to perfect multitasking (and never really accomplishing), I have come to the conclusion that following a routine makes it easier for me to accomplish all that is needed to be done. I have a morning routine, a working routine, an afternoon routine, and a bedtime routine. I have already shared with you morning routine tips and now want to share tips … Continue reading 7 Tips for making a bedtime routine that works for you…
We have been making Avocado Toast for a while. We usually make it for Sunday’s Brunch at home. I like it because it allows me to customize it to everyone’s tastes and likes… For example, my husband likes it with Onion/Jalapeno Relish (pictured above) and a fried egg, my younger son likes it with boiled eggs (also pictured) and my oldest son likes simple with … Continue reading Recipe Time: Avocado Toast
It is usual for us parents to have high expectations for our kids at school. I have always said to my kids over and over that their main responsibility is to study and do their best at school. I, as a parent, expect my kids to help around the house and clean their rooms, and for the most part, they do, but schoolwork is important … Continue reading 6 Tips on how to support your kids in school…