This week has been quite different than expected! Last Friday, I was working at the house and managed to mangle my foot up pretty badly. I will spare you the details and gore, but suffice it to say that there have been a lot of stitches, x-rays, and doctors. Right now it is healing well, I … Continue reading Recovering Dining Room Chairs!
Structure. I'm a fan of it, and some days it seems as though this household has very little at this stage. The walls are standing but bare, the house is clean but cluttered, and the only consistency is that my husband leaves every morning for work around 6 am. Actually... that's not true. The newest consistency … Continue reading Working at Staying Home.
This week has been full of progress! When I look at the grand scheme, it's easy to get discouraged because sometimes it seems likes 1 step forward and 3 steps back. Most of my reno time is limited to when our son naps or after he goes to bed at night, so some days it feels like it's moving … Continue reading Baby Steps!
I am a list person. Always have been. My mom says she quit giving me a verbal schedule of our plans for the day when I was about 5 because if it didn't go exactly as planned, I was destined for a come-apart. I'm a bit more flexible these days, but it is rare that I don't … Continue reading Downstairs To-Do’s.
Question: What is the #1 not-fun thing guaranteed to delay your bedtime? Survey says: Your hound dog gets sprayed by a skunk on your back porch at 10pm and then runs into your kitchen. So that happened. I've never been so grateful for Dawn and baking soda in my life. Thankfully, we got to Maggie before it had a chance to … Continue reading Skunks, Headboards, and Facebook.