We’re quickly rushing out of October into November. The calendar may say we’re in the middle of fall, but realistically (as the snow falls every few days) we’re at the end of autumn. Time for our seasonal accountability. Autumn is filled with a lot of tasks that happen every year for us regardless of whether we say we are homesteaders or not.
I think we all know little ways that we can be more eco-friendly. And many of us, choose little ways for ease or laziness that are not environmentally friendly too. I know I’m a mix of both. So here’s a challenge for you: Let’s take 7 days and think about our choices. Each day I’ll give a short prompt with my thoughts and I would love your comments back. Easy-peasy, right?
There are all sorts of challenges that people, and especially families face to stay organized and keep their lives running smoothly. Add in gardening or animal care where you never know what may come up and activities are weather dependent, and you add a whole new set of complications. Here is what we have found to be the most helpful.
Every single time you have a day planned out so you can accomplish tons, something is going to come up that takes immediate precedence and you will work on that for the majority of your time and energy and only accomplish a bare minimum of your other plan.
Did you succeed at your June goals?
I did fairly well. July has some lofty goals with actual steps, too.
School is over, now what? Our short and long term goals for the summer.
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