Broken Hearted


I mentioned in my Advice Needed: Where to start (again) that I needed to get moving on the unpacking from our remodel. Well, I did…

Look what I found in one of our boxes…

My heart just broke… this bread and butter salad plate is from our fine china set… let me rephrase that… . . . → Read More: Broken Hearted

Advice Needed: Where to start (again)


As my long-time readers know, we had an unexpected remodel last winter. The kitchen was unpacked first – we had to be able to prepare meals and eat… and Christmas was in there, too. The kitchen is 90% unpacked, but then Phase 2 and Phase 3 came along very quickly and then life picked . . . → Read More: Advice Needed: Where to start (again)

Baby Steps: A Leap Forward


The last time I wrote in any details about my BabySteps and purging our house of stuff and getting the place organized was way back in September… back before the mold behind the microwave… which led to the remodel…

We’re getting ready for Remodel Phase 3 (removing carpet and having staircase installed and . . . → Read More: Baby Steps: A Leap Forward

Dust Protects Wood

With everything going on because of the Kitchen SNAFU and subsequent remodel, my Baby Steps pretty much came to a screeching halt. My friend Kim has been a big supporter and knows I’m frustrated.

She sent me this in an email… it really really REALLY cheered me up! I hope you find it helpful. . . . → Read More: Dust Protects Wood

Baby Steps, Day 9, Part 2

Thought of the Day…As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness. ~Henry David Thoreau If you recall from Baby Steps, Day 9, Part 1, I broke the day into two parts. I had a very successful . . . → Read More: Baby Steps, Day 9, Part 2

Baby Steps, Day 9, Part 1

Thought of the Day…Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. ~Albert Einstein

Yep, I’m behind… no… I’m in slow motion… my Baby Step* days seem to take forever… no worries… The FlyLady says, “You are not behind! I don’t want . . . → Read More: Baby Steps, Day 9, Part 1