This morning I watched “The Surprising Benefits of Sharing Your Stuff” (a Ted Talk on YouTube). Nerdy? You bet! I LOVED IT! And now I'm here sharing it with you because I want you to get signed up so we can start sharing our stuff (or so you can start sharing stuff with others who… Continue reading Olio: The Sharing App
Category: Household Projects
MAX-MIN-MOD ... this concept comes from Julie Morgenstern who I first “met” this week while listening to Dr. Robyn Silverman’s podcast, How to Talk to Kids About Anything. MAX-MIN-MOD is a simple framework for perfectionists (like me) to use when considering a task or activity they want to complete or engage in. Using the MAX-MIN-MOD… Continue reading MAX-MIN-MOD
In the spirit of making lists (one of my recent posts) and the kids wanting to earn some extra cash for chores, I polished up our chore lists again recently. Chore categories include: Daily ChoresAs Needed (Every Couple of Days)Once a WeekEvery Second WeekHired HelpOnce a Month I also added a bit of a list… Continue reading Chore Lists
7-Day Decluttering Challenge STARTS TODAY!
In an effort to prepare for two weeks with everyone at home and for the Christmas season, which tends to bring with it a lot more “stuff,” I am hosting a 7-Day Decluttering Challenge. It’s time to tackle one room or one category each day for the next seven days ... Possibilities? The laundry room,… Continue reading 7-Day Decluttering Challenge STARTS TODAY!
I Can Do It … And So Can You
This weekend was about vision … This weekend was about hard work … This weekend was about working together … This weekend was about grit … This weekend was about knowing EXACTLY what had to be done and doing it … This weekend was about “coming along for the ride” … joining in … This… Continue reading I Can Do It … And So Can You
Staining the Deck
Last Friday night while playing a game of Sorry, my husband and I discussed what we should do for the weekend … not the fun, adventurous sort of doing, but the work around the yard sort of doing. We settled on staining the deck. In my mind, he would do the essential pressure washing, it… Continue reading Staining the Deck