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The Good, the Bad, and the Lazy!
Thursday, January 17, 2013      1 comments

I had a refreshing Christmas break with some ups and downs. Here is the condensed version: The Good - I didn't gain any weight with the holiday season! The Bad - My house looks like a tornado went through it, thanks to putting up the... Read more
HTCI update
Wednesday, October 31, 2012      4 comments

I am really glad that I started on the book. I have been so busy with life that I can't seem to get to the Disasterous Dining room! But, the flip side the rest of my house looks good. It has been easy to keep it in good condition. Now I am n... Read more
HTCI report 2b
Wednesday, October 24, 2012      1 comments

Wow, I really wanted to conquer the Disasterous Dining Room. It is looking like we need to stay where we are right now. I am seeing that the kids are starting to slide back into some old habits and my hubby is starting to slide back on his com... Read more
HTCI report number 2!
Friday, October 19, 2012      1 comments

I am getting excited here! My family has been very good about maintaining the kitchen and upstairs family room. We have now added the downstairs Living room to the routine. I am going to show you before and after pictures - so here we go! ... Read more
The House That Cleans Itself (HTCI) report
Wednesday, October 10, 2012      4 comments

OK, I have conquered my home base area, the upstairs family room and my bedroom (minus the office corner). I want to conquer the front entry and living room areas next. My goal is to make the previous areas easy to keep conquered through fami... Read more
There's cleaning house and Then There's cleaning HOUSE!
Friday, October 05, 2012      2 comments

Today seems to be a day of epiphanies! Yesterday, I bought a new soap dispenser that was pumpkin shaped because it would add a cute yet functional decoration to my kitchen fall look. I couldn't get it to release the pump so that it would work.... Read more
Didn't even know!
Saturday, May 05, 2012      1 comments

I have been going through this whole week feeling tired. I was exercising and running kids around to summer swim league practices and doing my best to keep up the house. Today, I got to sleep in and read and sleep and read and sleep. I ... Read more
MS 150
Monday, April 30, 2012      2 comments

Yes! This is me doing the MS 150 from Houston to Austin. I was wiped out from the event. I made it to La Grange and that was it. My son, Stephen also did the ride with... Read more
A little Spa day with friends
Saturday, April 14, 2012      1 comments

I found a website that shows you how to make facial masks and lip gloss and other things with stuff in your kitchen. My brownie co-leader and I decided to try it with our girls and include the moms. We had so much fun! We took pictures of... Read more
I am just a little bit frustrated
Tuesday, April 10, 2012      0 comments

I can't seem to put my finger on it. I am frustrated but I can't attribute it to any one thing. It is a bunch of little things that creep up on me and get me into this rut. I just want a nice, normal, slow week where I don't have to think abo... Read more
The great Spring Break Adventure!
Friday, March 16, 2012      0 comments

For the first time ever, I decided to take my kids on a little trip, without my husband. He is working in Spain. I just didn't feel like moping around the house wondering how to entertain my kids during an incredibly long week! We decided... Read more
The big ride is getting closer!
Tuesday, March 06, 2012      0 comments

Well, there are only46 days to the BPMS 150! I am going to do a 26 mile ride on Friday to see where I am as far as endurance goes. This will be interesting. My goal is to be in good enough shape that I don't feel like a train wreck. That may... Read more
Lice again! But turned into a spa day.
Sunday, February 26, 2012      1 comments

I found out that we had the lice monster again! More laundry than I ever wanted for the next two weeks. I decided to make this fun by turning it into a spa day. Baby Oil is a natural remedy for head lice. We used nice smelling baby oil gels ... Read more
My short but sweet daily, weekly, monthly goals
Saturday, February 25, 2012      1 comments

I read Queridaana blog about her goals and I have decided to make my own list of goals as well. I can't keep a long list so I have decided to keep the daily list to two goals, my weekly list to three goals and my monthly or long term list to 4 ... Read more
Well I am well now and I see the mountain of housework ahead of me!
Friday, February 17, 2012      2 comments

What is it about mom being sick that gives all other members the freedom to royally mess up the house and leave it for mom when she gets well again? It is completely unfair! I am rebelling and I am going to let my kids spend their Friday clean... Read more

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