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 . . .
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 . . .
Well . . . Yesterday I actually purged . . . NOTHING! Yep – that’s right . . . I didn’t throw away a thing or go through anything. BUT – my hubby did go through all his clothes and had a huge pile of some old shirts, shorts, etc that I hadn’t seen in […] 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 . . .
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 . . .
If you missed Part 1, Part 2 or Part 3 of this series – click on the number you want to read. “My theory on housework is, if the item doesn’t multiply, smell, catch fire, or block the refrigerator door, let it be. No one else cares. Why should you?” – Erma Bombeck Ok – […] 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 . . .
What a week! Normally I look forward to when my husband has a business trip. . . . . . . now, that didn’t sound right! 🙂 Let me explain . . . I have 5 kids – ages 4 through 13 – I have 1 husband – and thankfully we are down to just […] 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 . . .