Monthly Archives: May 2013


Fun Times With Our Cleaning Calendar 4

Today I’m ending the “I did this so you do that” war in our house.  I’ve gone and done it.  Yes, I’ve created a Cleaning Calendar. Guess who’s the clean freak in our house? Well, both of us.  But, on different levels.  I like the kitchen sink to be dish-free, but I’m not uber-strict about it.  But, my husband can’t sleep at night if the floors haven’t been vacuumed or the furniture dusted.  His clean freaky-ness started a couple of years ago.  Because when we were first dating and he lived in a bachelor pad, his place was farrrrr from clean.  😉 I’m pretty sick of spending every free minute of the weekend cleaning our house from top to bottom when I’d rather be doing […]

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Ask the Readers: What Should I Do With This Mirror? 6

Remember how I mentioned our neighborhood was having a garage sale over the weekend?  Well, I was able to do a little shopping and scored this massive mirror for 5 bucks! Yes, that would be a $10 price tag.  I just asked if they’d take $5 instead and they said yes right away.  I was so excited.  This mirror is HEAVY!  Definitely a well-constructed mirror.  It’s also huge – about 3 1/2 feet by 2 1/2 feet (or 44”x28”).  It’s pretty simple, but I kinda like it that way.  Plus, I can’t get over the size for just $5.  Still so excited. I don’t want to spend any more than the $5 it cost to purchase the mirror, but I do have an abundance of […]