Category Archives: Homemaking

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…

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…

Routine to the Rescue

You know, being the insanely popular, superb-housekeeper that I am, people often ask me, “Girl, how do you do it? How do you keep such a perfectly clean home?” To…

Where Do I Even Start?

There have been times in my married life, where I have looked around my house and thought… where do I even begin? Every time we’ve moved. The time we crammed…

Welcome to my Humble Pig Sty

Here’s a confession for you…. You ready for this one? I don’t know…. maybe I shouldn’t admit it. I tend to obsess over what people think of me sometimes…. Confessing…

Cheesy Sweet and Sour Meatloaf

I bet if you asked my mother if she ever thought I would like meatloaf, it would be a resounding “never.” I don’t think she ever made meatloaf, and it’s…

Applebee’s Boneless BBQ Wings

Before I met my husband, Applebee’s was my favorite place to eat and Boneless Honey BBQ wings were my favorite menu item. In spite of their high calorie status, I…

Gobs: A Tribute to the North

Most people call them “Whoopie Pies”, but where I’m from, they’re “Gobs.” Gobs of chocolate and gobs of cream, gobs of deliciousness, and gobs of memories. The sight of a…

The Trunk of Self & Sentimentality

Yesterday I sat down to deal with the trunk of sentimentality. I thought I was going to have to make many hard decisions, but really… I was surprised at how…