Category Archives: Clean

All the Single Working Mommies

All the Single Working Mommies:

I see you and I couldn’t possibly pretend to fully understand your reality. I will tell you that when my husband is away at a work conference, I can barely hack it. From the moment he leaves I start a mental countdown to the time when my support will return. Continue reading

A Letter from Leo the Gerbil

Before school let out for summer, Daddy D agreed to bring Leo the Gerbil home from Kiddo A’s class. Kiddo A and his buddies have loved caring for this furry critter. We also think Leo has adapted to his new surroundings nicely. Leo recently asked if he could let the other children from Mrs. Hyde’s class know how he is doing. Naturally, I obliged, and have turned the keyboard over to our temporary pet gerbil so that he can give his own update…

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6 Pinterest Wins You Should Try

I know it can be intimidating but I promise you, there are Pinterest pins that are absolutely worth a try. The six projects I’m sharing today are tried and true. That’s right, your’s truly has been able to celebrate Pinterest wins! I am a real person with a normal life and I have successfully executed Continue reading

Sunday Tips for Making Your Week Easier

As a working mom, I find it so much easier to take care of a few things on Sunday before we head back into the work week. It helps me to feel more in control and not so rushed on  the week days, especially in the mornings. Here are a few of the things that help me out. Continue reading

Fantasy of a Domestic Home Assistant

I have been indulging in a little fantasy lately. I’ve been wondering what it would be like to employ my very own “Domestic Home Assistant.” This is the job title I have given to the imaginary person I’ve been dreaming of hiring. I’m not even sure if this is an alluring position name, but it is exactly what I feel would make my life a little easier right now. You see, there are some domestic home chores, such as toddler laundry and grocery shopping, that I would gladly give up or hire someone else to accomplish! Continue reading

Behrs Deck Over Swing Set Update

I have big plans for this little swing set! By next summer, there will be a pirate ship in our very own yard. Picture this: a red and white striped cover (similar to this but with stripes instead of polka dots), a pirate flag like this, a steering wheel like this, some canons (can you believe I can’t find any decent photos or tutorials for this? I do have ideas in my head that includes PVC pipe), a telescope like this, and some battery operated lights twisted around the boards for night time play (this is not a requirement for a pirate ship but I think it will be stinking cute).

When we started our little swing set project it looked like this:

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