Category Archives: Home Management

Making the home work

Household Notebook: Travel Section

Did we remember to set the light timers before we left?  What about the iron?  Did someone unplug it?  Did I remember to pack our toothbrushes?  I really dislike those feelings of uncertainty that come once we’re about 50 miles … Continue reading

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Household Notebook: Health Section

We move.  Frequently.  Too frequently.  And, unfortunately, our family has a novel’s worth of medical history.  I learned a few years ago that it is easier to have everything typed out and ready to go when we visit a new … Continue reading

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Household Notebook: Ideas Section

From time to time, I run across and idea I would like to use in the future, but I’m not always certain when I might be able to do so.  I used to print of pages and pages of ideas … Continue reading

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Maintaining the Household and Working

YIKES! It’s been awhile since I have posted anything on my blog. Since our move to a new state and town, I’ve had to start working outside of our home. The town we live in has an above-average cost of … Continue reading

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Organizations/ Volunteering / Church

I have learned I must keep track of all the different activities my family takes part.  As my children get older, the list seems to get bigger – so organization is a must. I have separate “pockets” for each organization … Continue reading

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Menus, Recipes, Food Inventories

The next section of my notebook is focused on what we eat.  I have menus planners, recipes I have collected (but not placed in my recipe box) and inventory lists for my pantry and freezer.  In the future, I hope … Continue reading

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More Deep Cleaning Tasks

I rotate some other deep-cleaning tasks throughout the year.  I have some jobs that I complete every three months; others that I do every six months or less.  I basically divide the list up and assign the duties to specific … Continue reading

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