Tagged: house

Get You House Guest Ready In Under 10 Minutes

One of the best parts about getting older is that the “drop by” is rarely done. I can’t remember the last time I drove near a friends house and thought, “oh, I’ll just knock...

I’d be happy if you’d DI-Try

I’d be happy if you’d DI-Try

When we moved into our new house, we inherited ceiling fans and lights that required reading a manual to operate them. Thank goodness for google as I have spent many nights in bed downloading...

Top 5 Favorite Things Right Now

Top 5 Favorite Things Right Now

I was inspired to make this list by John and Sherry from their Young House Love podcast. They end each week with what they have been loving lately and it always make me think about...

Divide and Conquer – how do you decide who does what in a relationship?

Divide and Conquer – how do you decide who does what in a relationship?

Earlier today I had to laugh when there was a situation involving restaurant reservation making. I found myself getting all annoyed at having to log onto open table (so hard, I know!). While I...

Holiday decorating…I’m starting to get why

Holiday decorating…I’m starting to get why

Besides the obvious reasons…for the kids, festive spirit, keeping up with the Joneses…I am starting to understand the deeper desire behind holiday decorating. We are in our third year living in our current house...

Clean vs Organized

Clean vs Organized

I’m sure there are people out there who have both a neurotically clean house and meticulously organized one. I must not know those people. I’ll admit I am insanely organized, but through no real effort. It...

My thumb is getting greener

My thumb is getting greener

Last year we decided to plant a garden. In all the excitement of buying plants, the decision to include potted greenery as well seemed like a really good idea. I made sure Adam understood that...

5 things that make me so happy, yet I avoid doing

5 things that make me so happy, yet I avoid doing

I have been thinking today about how there are very few things in life that make me instantly happy, take less that 30 minutes to do and cost nothing (because I always already have...