Category Archives: home keeping

Plodding Along

I’ve been working on cleaning and projects the past few weeks.  Some days are more successful than others, but overall progress is being made.  Last week I got the long pole out and washed the siding on two sides of … Continue reading

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Day to Day Stuff

Yesterday took DD2 and I to the thrift store.  We had an oversized bag of clothing to donate, and for fun went in.  Of course we found something.  DD1 has been stating here and there that she is going to … Continue reading

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Delayed Plans

My to-do list and wish-do lists are always overflowing.  Summer was really chopped up and things which were supposed to happen then have been pushed along to fall.  The school year began, and now we’re sick.  Stupid cold season.  The … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Reaction

All summer, by son heard that I wanted his room cleaned before school started.  It didn’t happen.  Last night he fell asleep before turning out his light, so I went in and did it.  Walking in, I had to carefully … Continue reading

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A Jonah Day

For those who have never heard the term “Jonah Day”, it refers to Jonah being swallowed by the whale in the Bible.  I first (and maybe only) heard of this term while reading Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery.  … Continue reading

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Winter is Coming

We’ve had pretty mild weather for November, and that tends to make a person forget about the looming snow and freezing temperatures which are the norm for this time of year.  Yesterday a power line was taken down due to … Continue reading

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Frugal Endeavors

I’m a bit pleased with myself as I’m almost finished making a pair of laundry bags for DD1 from a set of old twin cotton sheets.  The bottom sheet was worn out, but the top was still decent.  I doubled … Continue reading

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