How to Fold A Fitted Sheet...And Other Nonsense.

How to Fold a Fitted SheetStep One: Take super clean and highly deodorized fitted sheet and hold it out in front of you while wafting in the scent of lilacs and productivity. ...more

My Kids Have Been Home Since 12/20

We had Christmas break.Then????  THE POLAR VORTEX.  THE ICE.  FREEEEZZEEMAAAGGGGDDEEEOOONNN.I've been working at home with them -- between covering their holiday and snow days.  We've been together since 12/20.And now?  School is canceled again tomorrow (we can't do polar vortex in the South, FYI).  But my mom is going to hang with the Gingers tomorrow.  I HAVE to go to the office....there is still paper in my world, that I need to SEE it at the office.  :)...more

Dining Room Blues?

10 Good Things About Being An Empty Nester

There was a time when I took pride in the fact that my house was one of the busiest (and noisiest) on the street. I had four children of my own, took care of five others during the after school hours, and maintained a revolving door for all the neighborhood kids to come over whenever they chose.     On one particular rainy afternoon, I counted seventeen kids (ranging in age from 10-17) in my matchbox-sized home. I'm convinced that this is when my love for margaritas began....more

Clean Your House More Efficiently

You think that you know how to clean your home; after all, you’ve been doing it for years. Whether your home resembles an unkempt barn or is the picture of cleanliness, there are things that you could be doing better and more efficiently. When you know the dos and don’ts of cleaning your home, you save time and money. Dos...more

Lunch Accessories for Adults - Lunchbags

My Space // Part 3

As you all know, I've recently moved, I wanted to give you a little look into what I've done to my space so far. I still have a ways to go. It isn't exactly styled yet and I am missing a few things for my walls but I thought I'd give you a little peek and then let you in on some of my future plans. So without further ado... ...more

Empty Nester's Journey

 “Oh, you’re up?” I asked after my ever so slight but clearly effective nudge. “Sorry, hon – didn’t mean to wake you…” cough. ...more

Traces - Weekly Prompt

I’m not at home, so finding the three things nearest to me that ‘define’ me seems difficult in order to do this prompt.  I know what I would pick, though, if I were at home, because I know what’s always nearest to me that ‘defines’ me.This week’s prompt says:...more