Here's the plan: I need a plan
By Madtown Macs on September 09, 2013
Here's the plan: I need a plan. The honeymoon phase of both kids being in full time school is wearing off and I am finding out that I have no idea how to schedule myself.
The obvious and important tasks are getting done - laundry, grocery shopping, Target trips, but a ton of other stuff keeps falling through the cracks. I know how my brain works and I operate best if I have a schedule with deadlines.
I sat down yesterday and wrote out a simple weekly calendar and just started filling events in. I also forced myself to make grocery lists. I tend to do these in the mornings while I am rushing to pack lunches and get the kids out the door and it makes everything so much more chaotic. If a day has been unusually crazy I take time at the end of it to think what would have made the day better. The answer is always me being more organized. So that's my goal.
Also, I am going to start announcing more projects here in hopes that I stay on top of everything. This weeks project is boring but needs to be done.
Task #1: Hem the curtains.
I have 4 panels that have needed to be hemmed for over the past year. I had them pressed two weeks ago and actually got a little head start on one of them last week.
Are you a seamstress? Did you feel a sharp pain last Friday afternoon as if something was amiss? Sorry, it was just me mistreating my window treatments by not taking them down to hack them off. Be prepared to be underwhelmed on my finishing tactics! I'm hoping that the iron on tape will work but if not I'm going to have to drag out the sewing machine. Fingers crossed!
How do you stay scheduled? Let me know!
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