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clean up after wildfire

How To Clean Up After A Wildfire

I’ve lived through damage and clean up after a wildfire. My mom was once on a business trip when a rogue fire started. An off-duty fireman did what he could to salvage her home until the fire department could get there.  I walked in to my mom’s scorched home. All alarms blared, smoke swirled around […]

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How to _KonMari_Your Fridge

3 Simple Ways to Edit Your Fridge

As a stay-at-home mom of a toddler and a baby, sometimes I find refuge in a little retail therapy. In fact,  I would consider myself a shameless consumer. I fall prey to all the cute things, all the inexpensive things, all the yummy things, and just ALL. THE. THINGS. I swear my cortisol levels drop […]

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Poopocalypse now

Poopocalypse Now: My 18 Hour Battle Of The Blowout

Not unlike most stories, mine begins on an average day. It’s a Tuesday. I drop my toddler off at preschool while my one-year-old twins are supervised by a trusted adult. Little can prepare me for what’s in store upon my return… I have entered my home. Is it the apocalypse? No, it’s the poopocalypse. It’s […]

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My Twenty Minute Trick

My Twenty Minute Trick

I HATE cleaning.  No, I LOATHE it.  Which is worse hate or loathe?  Whichever one it is that’s how I feel about cleaning.  I love the outcome of cleaning.  I do like a clean house.  But, the act of cleaning makes me was to throw a four-year-old tantrum.  And if you have a four-year-old then […]

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