The Dinner Time Duldrums…What Moms Dread Most

It is moms #1 complaint.  Though, she may not vocalize it...it is most likely true...she has to come up with something for dinner each and every night.  Not just something for dinner...but something that is healthy, and everyone will enjoy. Who are we kidding... we cannot please everyone! But as mom...we try.  We worry about what's for dinner for near 60 minutes each and every day!  That doesn't even include prep and cooking time...that's … [Read more...]

10 Laundry Tips That Will Get Your Laundry Done!

Ever wonder why your laundry is never actually finished?  Why you do load after load but still have laundry hampers and baskets full of folded (or not folded clothes) clothes.  Ever wonder how it was your parents never seemed to have to deal with this.  Here are a few tips that I have compiled (most of them are from my mother) that will help you get your laundry put away, and finished! 10 Tips To Get Your Laundry Done! 1.  Create a system, you … [Read more...]

How To Keep Cut Flowers Fresh

In front of my living room window is their usual spot.  That is where I like to keep my fresh-cut flowers.  Sometimes they come from my garden, other times they come from the local market...and when my husband is trying to make me feel special, they come from him.  Often when I'm at my local grocery store I look at the discounted flower bouquets. Often there may only be one or two flowers that have started to wilt, but the rest are still … [Read more...]

Seventh Generation

Laundry and diapers.  These two things fill my days, every day.  These are two products that I consume so much, that it's hard not to feel a twinge of guilt every time I throw away that diaper, or add another cap-full of detergent to the washer.  "What are the environmental effects of all this consumption?", "How are these products good for my family?" "Can I feel safe using them?"  All questions I ask myself regularly while I do my weekly … [Read more...]

Please Don’t Do The Laundry

To My Dearest Hubby, I appreciate that you wanted to help, that you thought you were doing good. But... Please don't do the laundry. There are many things on our list to do, like cleaning the floors in the bathroom. Please don't do the laundry. 'Cause tonight I came home and saw my laundry was gone.  My bloodpressure rose as I searched.  I had hopes the you had just moved them, to sweep or scrub.  But it soon became clear, that … [Read more...]

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