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Women Living Well Blog: Giveaway!!!

Women Living Well Blog

Saturday, March 14, 2009


And the winner is (according to ..... Becky!!!! Becky please email me your address at!

Send me your favorite "time saving tip" for a chance to win the book:

More Hours In My Day by Emilie Barnes

and to have your tip debuted on !

To Win:
Please share your favorite time saving tip! It can be one item you cannot live without, something that has helped you manage your home, family or yourself, a schedule that works for you, a book that has helped you or a problem spot you have conquered. The winner will be chosen by

Post your best tip in the comment section below and you will be entered into the contest. If your email address is not connected to your ID please leave your email address with your comment or email it to me at with the subject "Giveaway".

RULES: Starts March 14th, 2009 and Ends March 28th, 2009 at 9 p.m. Open to residents of the United States who are 18 and older. Winner will be contacted via email.

BONUS ENTRIES: For fellow bloggers, blog about this giveaway and include a link back to this post or grab my button and then let me know in the comment section for a bonus entry!



Blogger Lking said...

My best thing to save time, have a plan and stick to it (barring emergencies). Don't wait until the last instance to do whatever you have to do.
If you have a chore you don't like, do it first and the rest will be the gravy!!
Depend on the Bible and God's Word to guide you always.

March 14, 2009 at 2:33 PM  
Blogger Kristi said...

We are big fans of the book "Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child" by Marc Weissbluth. While this is not technically a "time saving tip," having my children on a healthy sleep schedule is a huge help in our daily life management, my marriage, and the overall dynamic of our home!
Our kids are both in bed no later than 7pm. We also take the pack n' play and my daughter's sleeping bag to our small group and anyone else's house where we may be after bedtime, and they are used to sleeping wherever we are.
They are well-rested and therefore more emotionally/ physically resiliant, their mom and dad have hours of alone time every night which is great for our marriage, personal sanity (!!), and "to do" lists, and we are able to stay involved in ministries and relationships that are so important to us.
I wish every parent would read this book, put it into practice, and enjoy a more rested family! :)

-Kristi @ RunWatchPlayWait

March 14, 2009 at 2:36 PM  
Blogger becky said...

I have enjoyed following your blog :)
I have enjoyed the book "life management for busy women" by Elizabeth George. Lots of good ideas for making the most of each day!

March 15, 2009 at 11:13 AM  
Blogger J. Cochran said...

Morning's are frantic, and I rarely have time to iron my clothes. So, I'll wet a wash cloth and throw it into the dryer on high heat with the garment I plan to wear. In five minutes, my clothes steamed wrinkle free and freshly fluffed.

March 15, 2009 at 8:57 PM  
Anonymous Lisa S said...

Proper preparedness prevents poor performance. Apply this to any situation and be stress free, for the most part. :)

March 15, 2009 at 11:34 PM  
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March 16, 2009 at 7:23 AM  
Blogger Jennifer said...

Clean as you go. I learned this from a dear Sister Missionary. After having cooked dinner, eaten and gotten the kids to bed there is nothing I'd rather do then sit, relax and forget the dishes. So instead of letting them pile up as the evening goes on I wash them as I cook. It leaves me less dishes at the end of the night and more time to relax with a good book or movie.

I followed your link from Mormon Mommy

March 16, 2009 at 2:27 PM  
Blogger mindy said...

i multi task, when i am out i try to get several things done at once, when my water is boiling for coffee i am doing something else and i also clean as i go that saves a lot of time as well thanks for the giveaway

March 16, 2009 at 7:47 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

My datebook. My "life" is in there--what I have to do, when I have to do it, etc.

March 17, 2009 at 3:35 AM  
Blogger liane66 said...

In January I buy all of my birthday cards for the year,stamp address and sign them, and keep them in a basket for the outgoing mail. You never miss a birthday this way or have to scramble looking for a card.
Thanks for the giveaway!

March 17, 2009 at 9:40 AM  

ok best time saving tip- toss as you go-garbage in the trash as soon as the mail comes in- look and dump

March 17, 2009 at 10:25 AM  
Blogger tristanjh said...

I'm a list maker. I start each day with a list of 'must accomplish items' and a few items that are optional. Even if I don't finish it all, crossing at least some of the items off reminds me how much I did get done. And I keep ongoing lists for groceries etc.

March 17, 2009 at 1:19 PM  
Blogger lilbabypug said...

to save time at the grocery store I make my list according to the layout of the store. that way I only got down each aisle once and when I reach the last aisle, I'm ready to check out.

March 17, 2009 at 8:49 PM  
Blogger paula h said...

I keep a erasable marker board on my fridge. That way it is quick and easy to write down items as they are used. I take and copy the list down before I go to the store. With the board, I find that it's easy for everyone to remember to write things on the list and it doesn't get lost.

March 18, 2009 at 8:47 AM  
Blogger guru said...

Mornings are the most hectic times for me so I make sure lunches are fixed the night before.

March 18, 2009 at 4:12 PM  
Blogger kimmy said...

Its kinda silly but when I have a meal that requires chopped chicken breast I always use the chicken tenderloins. They are easier to cut and save time as opposed to chopping up several chicken breast. They are cheaper sometimes too. Just a tip.

March 19, 2009 at 1:42 PM  
Blogger lorides said...

I am a firm believer of having everything ready the night before. I lay out kids clothes, pack lunches and have my work bag ready to go

March 19, 2009 at 7:32 PM  
Anonymous Kristen S said...

I have a few recipes that I can double with little extra effort. I put the extra meal in the freezer and then on a crazy day, I don't have to cook! I also like to cook up a big batch of chicken breasts and shred some and dice some. I keep 2 cup containers of the chopped chicken in the freezer to add to soups, casseroles, and to barbecue chicken pizza (my family's favorite!). Makes dinner prep just one step simpler!

March 28, 2009 at 12:31 PM  

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