I turned 31 last week. Inevitably people asked “what would you like for your birthday???” Honestly: To not have to cook or clean for a month. Wouldn’t that bethe best gift EVER??? And, while we probably can’t give that gift to our friends, family, and moms we meet at soccer practice, we could give them […]
I just LOVE coming across new recipes that turn out awesome and that the WHOLE family enjoys (I hate having to make something separate for the kids!) Here is why this recipe is a winner: 1) Don’t let the spinach and tomatoes scare you. My husband would normally not eat ANYTHING with spinach in it, […]
Well, you can’t be on Pinterest or read mom blogs for too long without coming across recipes for homemade laundry detergent. So as my Tide pods were running low, I decided to give it a try. After a little research, I landed on this recipe because it was the prettiest (and also got great reviews by the commenters). However, after using it for a couple weeks, I wasn’t convinced it was working well, so I wanted to put it to the test.
I’ve read them all. Every tip, trick, list, and suggestion on Pinterest to keep my house clean so that I am not embarrassed if someone were to drop by and expect to come in. The problem was, until I changed my mindset about my messy house, no tip in the world could help. The FlyLady website was extremely helpful in learning how stressful clutter is and how happy a clean home really is for my family and I.
I also began to realize that it was one of those things that was just going to take consistent effort. So a couple years down the road, with a pretty consistently clean house, here is the only trick that I have found: