1. "A Granny A Day" Yes, that’s right, a granny a day, or 365 granny squares. http://craftyminx.typepad.com/a_granny_a_day/
2. Looking for a slightly smaller project then maybe a crochet along is better suited to your time and needs. Here a few that you might be interested in
b. http://blog.bernat.com/ temperature scarf CAL can be found at the bottom of the page
If you still haven’t found something that grabs your interest then do a Google search. With hundreds of possibilities available I’m sure that you will find the right project for you.