Make it Monday: Cleaning Window and Sliding Door Tracks

Is there any less sexy of a chore than cleaning your window or sliding door tracks? I don’t think so. Housework is not my favorite and this was downright nasty. But it was so easy and it made such a difference! Our sliding door was getting harder to close. The track is one of those …

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Make it Monday- DIY Frayed Jeans

Easy DIY!

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The Quarantine Routine

We’ve been safe at home for a month now and it’s clear that home-school is our new normal for the next six weeks. What I’ve learned thus far- we need a routine! The first couple of weeks we tried no routine — sleeping in, school whenever — it was chaos. When we don’t limit screen …

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Seriously People….

Dear Coronavirus, COVID-19, whatever we’re calling you. I am not a fan. I miss long walks down the aisles of TJ Maxx, eating at restaurants without fear of contracting a virus, and I really miss watching my kid play baseball. Sigh. The longer people keep ignoring the quarantine orders, the longer I am stuck at …

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How I’m Dealing with Grief During the Holidays

Can I take a quick break from the shiny bright lights to talk about something a little dark? Grief during the holidays. It is an unbelievable reality for so many. While I can keep it dormant most parts of the year, it seems to awaken as the leaves change and remains through the start of …

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