New Year’s resolutions. (That was a test; did you perk up or gag?)
It just happens to be January – toward the end of the month, so I’m technically late for the NYE angle – when I’m feeling ready to look at my life and how I want to improve. But I do want the changes to be real and felt, and I want this fervor to stay with me for more than a few weeks.
Folding clothes is not hard work, but something about it makes me want to stop just before I’m done. I always get backed up. Before I know it, there are two large loads waiting to be folded, complete with four people’s matchless socks. It’s the most intimidating mountain of obligation I ever did see.
Since I’m terrible at sticking to a housework schedule, I would rather create good habits to use all the time. These are a few tips that help me keep the family’s laundry under control.
I’ve heard all the advice. Give them a dip; kids love dip. Make a smoothie; kids love to drink from a straw. Put veggies in grilled cheese; kids love cheese. Add veggies to tomato sauce. My boys aren’t trying to hear it. The love of their eating life is bread, so bread will be the […]
The back of the counter is overlooked when it’s not done, but it packs a design punch when it’s done well. Renters and thrifty homeowners will love this simple approach to add texture and color to your kitchen.