• September 22, 2017

    Confessions of a Tubby Housewife

    Years ago, I said it would never happen. The genes were there, but I had a healthy fear of looking like a blob, so… when things started to get out.....
  • September 15, 2017

    10 Reasons Your Man Shouldn’t be W...

      Every once in a while, the internet graces us with a viral post about why men should be helping with the housework. Women go crazy over this ki...
  • August 24, 2017

    It Doesn’t Happen in a Day

    I sat down on our new couch today and looked around our freshly painted living room. It looks magnificent. But…. the walls are still bare. I g...
  • August 10, 2017

    We’re Not Having Company

    Mark and I are living on the wild side. You better buckle your seat belts for this crazy news. You ready? Okay… here it is. We had company over the....
  • March 29, 2016

    In a Pair of Wal-Mart Sneakers

    Moseying through Wal-Mart the other day my eyes landed on a familiar pair of sneakers. A feather light pair of gray men’s shoes with velcro fast...

Confessions of a Tubby Housewife

Years ago, I said it would never happen. The genes were there, but I had a healthy fear of looking like a blob, so… when things started to get out…

10 Reasons Your Man Shouldn’t be Washing the Dishes

  Every once in a while, the internet graces us with a viral post about why men should be helping with the housework. Women go crazy over this kind of…

The Unexpected Knock

There must be some law…. Some strange force of the universe…. One where, if someone shows up on my doorstep, my house will, without a doubt, be the WORST it…

Yep. I’m a Better Mom than You.

      I really shouldn’t write blog posts while going through caffeine withdrawal. But brace yourselves…  . I’ve just seriously had my fill of Mom-Judgment. Work with me here for…

The Man I Want My Son to Become

As I stood at the counter, folding a batch of your laundry, I held up a pair of your jeans and stared at them. When did you get so tall?…

It Doesn’t Happen in a Day

I sat down on our new couch today and looked around our freshly painted living room. It looks magnificent. But…. the walls are still bare. I gazed longingly at the windows, dreaming…

The Pig Sty Method Rotation Chart: Free Printable

I have been receiving requests for the background rotation of the Pig Sty Method, so…. sure, why not? You can download a PDF here: The Pig Sty Method But for…

Marriage and Misery Don’t Have to be Synonymous

As an engaged couple preparing to wed, Mark and I were inundated with warnings that one day, we would have a fight. You can always count on seasoned married folk…

The Pig Sty Method

Housework is one of those odd balancing acts. It’s kind of like a science, testing, tweaking, modifying this and that… until finally, you find a sweet spot. A place where…

We’re Not Having Company

Mark and I are living on the wild side. You better buckle your seat belts for this crazy news. You ready? Okay… here it is. We had company over the…