When Ella was born, my mom came from central Illinois to spend two weeks helping me adjust to baby-hood again. At the time, it was a survival technique. It was January, really cold in these here parts. It was dreary, and dark at four in the afternoon in these here parts. Mike was working… Continue reading Family Cave Makeover
I think it is no secret to anyone here that I like to clean. Scratch that. I like my home to be clean. I used to like to clean. In fact, it would be a form of stress relief for me. Yes, people like me exist. But as I age and my children age,… Continue reading The Bane of My Existence
I am going to lose some of you with that title and I am prepared for it. But if you don't get my humor by now, there is something wrong. Your offense-o-meter should really be turned to mute by now. Or just turned off. Yes, that would be better. If you know me at all,… Continue reading KonMari, Muther Effers
Hi friends, a couple of things:- head on over to Jen's blog to see a familiar name, a celeb chef and a giveaway! - a shout out to my friend Rebecca for an amazing Sunday friend-day together to celebrate my upcoming birthday! Mexican food, shopping, ice cream, and girl talk was just what this… Continue reading The Method to My Madness: How to Get Your Act Together Without Drinking Heavily
There are some ideas on Pinterest that just seem a little too unbelievable to me. Like removing those scratches off your dinnerware? Or making DIY Bumble and Bumble hairspray that is supposed to be just like the original? I used to be a non-believer until today. I pinned a tip on how to remove those indentations in… Continue reading Workin’ With What Ya Got- Pinterest Inspired Way to Remove Marks From Your Carpet
When Anna was a baby, I used to clean houses to get some extra money for quite a few years. At one point, I had four houses I would clean on the weekends. So put that together with the fact that I am a complete germaphobe and a neat freak means I am an expert in these… Continue reading Challenge- Can I Clean Three Bathrooms In Less Than 30 Minutes?