Filed under Keeping sane while keeping house

Like it: Friday Family Movie Nights

Not sure when we started this, but sometime in the past two years we began making pizza for dinner, and then after dinner making stove-top popcorn and watching a movie as a family on Friday nights. And I mean EVERY Friday night. And we all look forward to it, because who does not love a … Continue reading

Trying it now: Selling Our House

It has been a loooooooooooooooooong time since my last post. An embarassing long time since my last post. A few things have come up, I might post one, but I am still on the fence about it. However, I will post about the latest to occupy every spare minute of my time: selling a house. … Continue reading

Like it: Using Cloth Instead of Paper

Remember when grocery stores only had brown paper bags? And then they switched to plastic? I remember the question “Paper or plastic?” and the environmental argument that paper used trees but at least it was biodegradable, while plastic bags had to be recycled. Finally, finally it became trendy a few years ago to use cloth … Continue reading

Trying it now: Bissell Proheat Carpet Cleaner

Trying it now: Bissell Proheat Carpet Cleaner

We had the carpets in our home professionally cleaned before we moved in…4 1/2 years ago. Since then I have had the best of intentions on cleaning the carpets regularly. The very best intentions. We borrowed my parents carpet cleaner twice, only used it once, and only cleaned one room. Wal-Mart had this model of Bissell … Continue reading

Liked it: Netti Pot

Having been pregnant and nursed three babies within 5 years, I have become quite familiar with alternatives to decongestant medications while suffering through sinus congestion or colds. A few months ago, I signed up for a free Neil-Med NasoFlo neti pot on Facebook and used it during my next cold. I was sold! It’s a little weird, … Continue reading