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28-Day Cleaning Challenge

Today I started my 28-Day Cleaning Challenge. I used this cleaning method a few years ago when I received Becky Rapinchuk’s Simply Clean book for Christmas. Since then, I have adapted many of her cleaning tips for my own home and schedule. I remember when I first implemented the 28-Day […]

Seasonal Patterns in Daily Life

Seasonal patterns are often recognizable by the change of the weather. I can’t say that this is always true. Last year, my home-state experienced an early spring just before COVID-19 restrictions went into effect in March. This was an unexpected blessing because with all the cannots we could at least […]

Instruction Manuals: When in Doubt

I learned something (actually, more than one thing) last week when I was using the self-clean cycle on my new oven. Replace what no longer works. The first oven in our home functioned nearly twenty years. I cannot say the same for our other major appliances. We have replaced the […]

2020 Treasures: What Is Meant to Last

“Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. […]

2020 Treasures: New Things

In this year of worldwide chaos to pandemic proportions, each member of my family has experienced a new thing. My husband started a new job. My oldest son got engaged. My middle son started working. My youngest son graduated from high school and headed off to college. Along with that […]