If you missed the 1st 4 days – you can find them here: Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 I know that this is very belated in posting (not sure what happened . . . Life – I guess!). – but I wanted to show you the results of what my kids and […] Continue reading . . .
Just wanted to spread some laughs (or maybe a few tears) over things we all know all too well! Moms – you truly are amazing!! What you do every day, how you do it, why you do it, etc – cannot be replicated by anyone but yourself. You are unique! You are amazing! And this […] Continue reading . . .
Day 4: Not much purging – but a productive day. As I mentioned in yesterday’s post – plans had to change, and the only thing in the house that I purged and cleaned was the medicine cabinet. But boy it felt good to throw away drugs, vitamins, coffee and tea that were anywhere from a […] Continue reading . . .
Big plans . . . not enough time! Well . . . have you ever been to a buffet and piled your plate sky high with food, and then half-way through eating that mountain you realize “your eyes were bigger than your stomach”? Well . . . my plans were bigger than the time we […] Continue reading . . .
Ok Moms . . .I might need your help today! I KNOW that many of you have awesome ideas, creative ways and various experiences with fixing up your house on a budget – and I would love to hear them! What I am working on this week is fixing up my house – for FREE! […] Continue reading . . .
Laundry is not complicated . . . or doesn’t have to be. I’m all about simplifying – or at least I’ve been forced to be this way (and am trying to be!). By nature I’m a perfectionist – but having a non-perfectionist hubby and 5 kids has taught me how to just “let go” of […] Continue reading . . .
If you missed the previous posts in this series – Read them here: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 I was going to have inner peace if I had to break a few heads to do it. -Erma Bombeck More Peace I have been on a mission lately to bring more peace into […] Continue reading . . .
Housework, if you do it right, will kill you. – Erma Bombeck Start here if you missed Part 1 or Part 2 of this series. Last week we talked about training and helping your kids to actually want to clean up their things. *How did that go for you? Did you try it? What worked? […] Continue reading . . .
If you missed Part 1 – you can read it HERE. Your kids will WANT to pick up their things! “Blasphemy! You are speaking a lie Lori, I just know you are! No kid ever wants to pick up their things!” Well . . . you can train them to do just that . . […] Continue reading . . .
Frustrated and feeling like everyone’s maid? “It’s a never-ending battle!” “It’s like shoveling snow while it’s still snowing . . . useless and exhausting.” “Why don’t they learn?” “Why don’t they help?” “Why do I always have to be the one to clean up their messes and put things away every day?” Do any of […] Continue reading . . .
Spring Cleaning vs Spring Planting I love spring! This morning a bird was chirping outside my window (though I do have to say that I didn’t enjoy it waking me up so early!), the sun is shining, the daffodils are blooming, and we enjoyed a gorgeous day in the 70’s yesterday! Today’s a bit colder, […] Continue reading . . .