Household, Life, Misc.

Workday appointments, resisting temptation and spider dreams

Good morning....I've been up since about 4:18 a.m., when I woke suddenly from dream. In the dream, I had felt a little something under my pillow. So, (in the dream), I of course moved my pillow, and found dozens of SPIDERS crawling all over the bed! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Like, big, black, disgusting spiders!! Ivan and I… Continue reading Workday appointments, resisting temptation and spider dreams

Gratitude, Household

A burning dinner question + 2 gratitude quotes

Part A: Why does it always seem to take 3 hours to clean up from dinner? Seriously, is this just me? It doesn't matter what we have, it seems like it always takes forever to fully clean up the kitchen!! And I do generally recruit help- it's not like everyone just ditches me. (Though, I'll… Continue reading A burning dinner question + 2 gratitude quotes

Household, Life

The clutter is killing me…

Starting with positive news: We got new carpet installed yesterday!!! (in our 3 main level bedrooms) Now for the negative news: We got new carpet installed yesterday!!! Just kidding. It is good news, and I'm very happy, and grateful. The carpet looks (and feels) great. But omg, I'm exhausted right now. Prep + Clutter..... Tuesday… Continue reading The clutter is killing me…

Household

Little life update/ home improvements

Our world has been extra full lately with some misc. home improvement projects going on. Here's a little sampling: Garage: I've mentioned an ongoing garage project, which involved having it fully drywalled and new electric/lights installed. It's a long story, but a fairly straightforward project ended up turning into somewhat of a disaster. I'm very… Continue reading Little life update/ home improvements

Household, Life, Meals

The joy of a midweek, morning grocery run

One of my favorite things about working from home is, of course, the FLEXIBILITY. We badly needed groceries for a few days, but with soccer all weekend, it just never happened. (In large part just because no one actually wanted to go get groceries.) Come Monday night, when I thought I would run over to… Continue reading The joy of a midweek, morning grocery run