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…

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…

The Cardboard Brownie Protest

I’m not sure why you do it. Maybe it’s a desperate attempt to convince yourself that what you are eating is good. You concoct some healthy recipe, take a pretty…

When it’s Hard to Get Back Up

I was surprised when tears began to flow down my cheeks as I expressed my discontent with myself to my husband. I knew I was sad, lethargic, lacking discipline and…