Relaxing and Recharging

We’ve got the dishes under control (for the moment) and I’m working on keeping up with them.  The dishwasher is running as I type this, as a matter of fact. I spent last weekend mostly having fun and not doing chores.  I’m telling you this because I want to remind you that it’s ok to…

How Overwhelmed Are You?

Notice the title of this post is not “Are you overwhelmed?” because I know most of you are.  That’s why you’re here right?  It’s hard not to be these days.  Many of us have full-time jobs, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have full-time work to do at home as well.  Even if home is…

How to Do Your Laundry Right

Laundry.  It’s something we all deal with.  Some hate it, some find the repetitiveness soothing.  I fall somewhere in the middle. I don’t hate it, but I do feel like no matter how much I do, there’s always more. Whether you’ve been doing laundry since you were old enough to reach the knobs, or you…

Where to Start

There are a lot of people with a lot of theories on where you should begin getting your house in shape.   For example, the Flylady, aka Marla Cilley, says to start with a clean, shined kitchen sink.  That’s a great idea and it does make a big difference in how your kitchen looks, but…