Marianne Mitchell

Wife, Momma, Follower of Jesus

Browsing Category:

Uncategorized

Goals, Homemaking, Uncategorized

4 Things I’m Going to do Everyday…

…or at least try to do everyday. It started with this post over at one of my favorite blogs, Money Saving Mom. In it, she outlines 5 things you should do every day, even when life is stressful. They are: 1. Write a short to-do list. 2. Make your bed. 3. Get dressed in something that makes you feel great. 4. Do one load of laundry from  ...

Read more

Uncategorized

His and Hers Desk

The long awaited- highly anticipated- desk post is finally here! Enter: His and Hers Desk A little back story: my husband and I share a half double with our golden retriever. It’s a 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom place. Naturally we have one room as our bedroom and then each had an office in the other 2 rooms. His office is really small and has a  ...

Read more

Uncategorized

I have a confession…

…I’ve been avoiding you. That’s right. I have been avoiding my blog this past week so much! I’m still pretty new at blogging and it’s really more for fun and reflection than anything, but I feel bad because I’ve been avoiding it. I have an idea as to why I have been MIA: I’m not meeting my goals.  ...

Read more

Uncategorized

Easy Meal Monday

Chicken “Fried” Rice This is a super simple recipe that is pretty tasty but also really easy. It can be modified to suit your taste by changing what meat you add, if you add vegetables or not, and if you choose soy sauce of not. This is how I made mine. 1 bag Steamfresh chicken flavored rice 1 can cooked, chunk chicken- such as  ...

Read more

Uncategorized

Weekly Goals

I didn’t do so well on my goals for this past week. Here’s the recap: Goals 2/6/2013 Substitute 2 more times between now and next week’s goal post, not counting my half day tomorrow. Update: I only subbed one other time since the post last week. I’m still getting into the hang of being a substitute teacher, so I’m  ...

Read more

Uncategorized

Thrift Store Junkie

Just call me a thrift store junkie! I don’t mind. It’s funny how often people comment on accessories in my home and ask where I purchased them. So often the answer is THRIFT STORE! Today, my hubby and I went thrifting and scored some awesome purchases! We spent less than $20 and saved WAY more than that! Check out our loot: An  ...

Read more

Uncategorized

Weekly Goals

If there is anything that I seem to be most consistent about in my blog, it’s getting these weekly goal posts done. Granted, I am a day late this time, but that’s because I was busy…getting things done on my goal list. Let’s recap from last week: Go through basket of papers in the office. So not looking forward to this,  ...

Read more

Uncategorized

The Try-Hard Life

I started reading Grace for the Good Girl by Emily P. Freeman a few weeks ago. It’s been a fantastic book to read, but hard at the same time. It’s hard in the sense that I can related to it all too well. For the most part, I’ve always considered myself a “good girl.” Even in my phase as a “bad girl” I  ...

Read more

Uncategorized

Easy Meal Monday

Any one else love an easy meal on Monday? Sometimes I feel like I can barely make it through a Monday, let alone accomplish a fantastic dinner. This week’s easy meal requires minimal prep time and then you can go rest while it bakes in the oven. The inspiration comes part from this post and part from the need for easy, re-heatable meals  ...

Read more

Uncategorized

Weekly Goals

Goals… Goals… Goals… I did not do so well with my goals last week. Here’s what I accomplished: Complete job application paperwork for Head Start Position and schedule/attend interview for Preschool Position. Apply to 2 more jobs. Drop off substitute applications. Update: I am able to start substituting starting, well,  ...

Read more