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Category Archives: Domestic Arts
One of my resolutions this year has been to drastically cut back on the amount of processed foods I feed my family. It’s been a tough row to hoe because, dang-it, processed foods can be tasty. (Chef Boyardee, I’m looking … Continue reading
We’ve been homeschoolers for three years now. Three years involving lots of fun and learning. And mess. Mess and clutter are the biggest downsides to homeschooling (at least for me.) When the kids never leave, the house never really seems … Continue reading
On Monday the very tired housewife emptied the dishwasher. But her house was still messy. On Tuesday the very tired housewife de-cluttered and organized two drawers. But the house was still messy. On Wednesday the very tired housewife supervised while … Continue reading
This morning the weather was simply lovely. The sun was shining, the birds were singing, and the flowers were blooming. When you couple that with the fact that I finally figured out how to work the ‘close-up’ button on my … Continue reading
Twice a year all over the world, the members of my religion stay home on Sunday instead of going to worship services and listen to church leaders via television and internet. We call it General Conference and it’s a great … Continue reading
My refrigerator is sick. Or possibly mortally wounded. It’s unclear at this point until some diagnostic professional in baggy pants and a shirt with his first name stitched on a pocket arrives tomorrow between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and … Continue reading
I would like to state clearly and emphatically for the record that I detest February. Every year it comes along and every year it makes me depressed. By the time February arrives I am sick of winter, tired of school, … Continue reading
Go ahead and say it. They look like leprous meatballs. Despite the step by step instructions, despite watching my cousin make these Oreo Balls a million times, despite my confidence in Pinterest, this dessert was not a success. Ability to … Continue reading
I was at the top of my game today. It was one of those rare times when the planets aligned, my patience was increased tenfold, the children got along, and everything has gone as it should with no catastrophes, disasters, … Continue reading