Decluttering seems like a simple enough idea. Don’t love it or use it? Get rid of it! But what of those things that we aren’t using simply because it’s impractical here in this apartment? For example, my husband has a saxophone. It’s his second love. But after a few sessions trying to play it as … Continue reading Some Things Are Worth Keeping
When we moved to this part of the state, my main requirement in an apartment (other than, of course, being cat friendly) was that it have a dishwasher. I’ve had trouble keeping up with the dishes since, well, forever, and thought that this would help keep things in check. This worked. Even if I did … Continue reading A Thought on Dishwashers
Every time we have company, my husband and I say jokingly to each other, “It’s a good thing we have company every so often, otherwise this place would never get cleaned!” And these cleaning sessions were always the same. I’d start freaking out about a week ahead of time, starting to clean and trying to … Continue reading Getting Minimalistic
After a year of bemoaning the fact that I have no outdoor space, I’ve finally decided to put my apartment’s south-facing windows to good use. First, I pulled this thing off the top of the fridge, where it had been living in fear of being eaten by Mr. Grumpy. Poor abandoned aloe plant. All that … Continue reading The Plants on My Window Ledge
My family is taking a big step this year. We are taking steps to (finally) be in our long-term home. We have been living short-term in apartments for the last few years while my husband finished school and started his job, but now we are ready for something more permanent – something that involves us … Continue reading Hello world!