Thursday, October 21, 2010

What do you do all day?


I get asked that a lot as a stay at home mom of 4 with only one at home during the day.
Some people asked nicely, just purely curious and others ask in that "you should get a job" kind of voice.

I am a little out of sorts this year- having only one home for the first time in 5 years.

And my babysitting has drastically cut down.

I go to some prayer groups and bring the little guy to a library program and I try to fellowship with women from my church.

I try to keep up with the cleaning- I can't believe how much laundry I have lately. Then today, it dawned on me- in the summer I kept up with the wash, because it was so much less. I would wash a pair of shorts, a shirt and some underwear for a kid. Now it is socks, pants, a shirt, an undershirt and possibly a sweater. It adds up!

I am cooking, but need to re-vamp the recipe situation.


I recently read an article about a junior high school student who started her own online vegan bakery. So cool!

But, what struck me was she is in a college prep school, takes really hard classes and had a ton of extra-curricular things to do and then had her own lucrative business. Yes, I am busy, but why not?


I need to do that. I need to develop some kind of at home business. Which brought me back to my etsy idea. So, today, I am vowing to have my etsy store up and running within the next 2 weeks for all of you to see. I have a lot of ideas of what I would like to make- finding the time to do so has been the issue.

Keep checking back!

Smart and Trendy Moms


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8 comments:

  1. Ooh, I'm excited to see what you come up with for your etsy store.

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  2. Can't wait to see your etsy store!

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  3. Hi, Stopping by from the Social Parade. Lovely blog! Following you.

    Kristin
    http://www.Kristinsreview.com

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  4. ooh. Can't wait to see your store! Exciting!!

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  5. Hello! I am a new follower thanks to the Friendly Friday Follow! I look forward to reading your blog!

    You can find me at kennedymomandwife.blogspot.com. Hope you stop by!

    Have a great weekend!
    Crystal
    My Life as Mom and Wife

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  6. I can relate to receiving comments such as this! This was especially true when my youngest started kindergarten. We're dairy farmers as well, so there's always something to do.
    I'm so excited for you starting up your Etsy store....can't wait to visit it.
    Blessings...

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  7. hi new follower!
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  8. I will hold you to the Etsy store- I know you could do it- You have awesome ideas and things that will totally sell! Go for it- God will Totally Bless your business! ;)

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