fbpx

Are You a Domestic Goddess? (Do You Even Care?)

Remaining mostly at home during this past year of COVID-19 has opened my eyes to many things.  Some of which I would rather have not seen.  For example, the dust bunnies under my bed. Or the water spots that accumulate way too frequently on the shower door.  And  the grease that hides in the crevices

By |2021-07-01T14:10:57+00:00July 1st, 2021|Categories: Housekeeping|6 Comments

Moving On

            We just sold our house!  I regard this event with both sadness and relief.  Sadness because when we purchased this ugly duckling 11 years ago, together we transformed it into the beautiful swan it is today.  Our blood, sweat, and tears, not to mention cash, went into each tile, each light fixture, each plant

By |2021-05-31T14:17:42+00:00May 31st, 2021|Categories: Change, Housekeeping|12 Comments

Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow…..

When it comes to decluttering, the world seems to consist of two types of people: those who are able to divest themselves of inanimate objects once they’ve outlived their usefulness, and those who would sentimentally cling to an old rubber band. Darned if I know why letting go of things is so difficult for some people,

By |2016-07-30T12:36:47+00:00July 30th, 2016|Categories: Clutter, Housekeeping, Marriage, Spouse|3 Comments

Temporary Insanity

No one has ever accused me of being a fanatical housekeeper. On the Good Housekeeping scale of good housekeeping, with zero being first cousin to a Collyer brother, and 10 being genetically linked to Mommy Dearest, I would fall somewhere around a 6-34. The truth is, I’m comfortable with a certain amount of clutter. And

By |2013-05-15T10:05:59+00:00May 15th, 2013|Categories: Housekeeping, Rituals|Tags: , , |4 Comments
Go to Top