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Maintenance Monday: Mystery

Today’s Maintenance Monday is brought to you by mysterious items in the freezer.

It is also brought to you by crockpot soup! Sweet potato, crowder peas, 1.5 cups of broth and some greens/ sauteed onion.

Most of the ingredients came from the freezer and were taking up more space than their contents deserved. All of them will taste better together tonight when Brian and I sit down to eat them.

(The items shown actually were two jars of homemade pumpkin butter, and one jar of unsweetened cranberry juice. Those did not go in the soup. Thank goodness for that!)

What is This?
I started naming my days, at least some of them, a few years ago. The more I use the concepts, the more I actually get done when I’m alone and in charge of “what do I do next?”

Maintenance Mondays can be about balancing a checkbook, confirming my schedule for the next 10 days or so, handling backed up laundry or handwash, finally hanging that poster on the wall after months of intending to do it.

Today besides my freezer adventure, I did some computer work and made a few appointments.

What do you think of this idea? Could it help you, too?

One Response to “Maintenance Monday: Mystery”

  1. Chris W Says:

    I do that too, both the mystery soup and the naming of days. It not only helps me know what day it is now I’m not in the outside workplace, but also gives me a focus and a bit of a push. File it Fridays had me slugging through 4 inches of papers that needed dealing with, but now my desk is clear. Selfish Saturday allows me to have a day without a calendar, so serendipity can have free reign. :) So… What are you going to do with all that thawed pumpkin butter?? :)

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