Monthly Archives: March 2011

gratitude check.

yesterday. it was bad. It was lost for two hours, so late it didn’t matter..landlord wants us to pay $1000 we don’t have for something we didn’t do bad. I had intended to finish writing a tada post…but that’s difficult … Continue reading

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CHOAS-um no. people come over anyway.

Yesterday morning at 10am my landlord called. This was expected. He had come home from his son’s wedding and was ready to deal with our issues (no A/C and dishwasher). I call in the troups, we have a 15 minute … Continue reading

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precision v. perfection

“Live in your home so that you’re brilliant in the basics, so that you’re intentional about your roles and responsibilities in the family. Think in terms of precision not perfection. If you have your goals and you are precise in … Continue reading

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ramblings…in which are mentioned the subtle differences between motherhood and a prison camp

Good thing I’m not in dish debt!  Too bad there isn’t such a thing as a dish savings account (unless you count paper…hmmm I can’t tell you how many times it has crossed my mind that it would be easier … Continue reading

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Dish debt

Until you really decide that every day your sink will be shiny, you leave yourself open to the age old debate (should I wash the dishes now or put them off?). I’m an expert procrastinator, but I’m also practical. Sometimes … Continue reading

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surprises

Last night at 10:30 I found myself finally free of my teething baby.  I had been trying to put a fly lady button on the blog and now had the choice of continuing that effort or doing the dinner dishes. 😉  … Continue reading

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phases of cleaning…hitting the wall.

No I’m not running a marathon.  My knees would protest quite loudly, long before I finished tying my shoes.  I’m talking about hitting the cleaning wall.  I didn’t even really identify what was happening until yesterday when I made the … Continue reading

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cleanlines is still next to

When my husband read the cleanliness is next to Godliness article, he liked it, but he pointed out I hadn’t emphasized why cleanliness should be next to Godliness at all.  It’s true.  I didn’t want the post to be too … Continue reading

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tada

Let’s look back at week 3.  We hung the pictures finally! Sadly two major pictures had broken glass…and because we were just now unpacking them, one pictures somehow had water damage.  BUT we finally have more exciting walls…what a difference that … Continue reading

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Happy Chaos theory

After another late night of volleyball, I’ve spent the morning rotating laundry and studying chaos theory. Doesn’t that sound like something a mom intuitively knows about?  Let’s explore… this video gives an overview… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6NnCOs20GQ&NR=1  1-“when we first discovered chaos”-bwahaha.  This is … Continue reading

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