Organizing all the things

Over the weekend, my family cleaned out our garage. All four of us at once. Usually it's just me and one kid or the other, dragging things out and throwing them in the trash. It takes all day, sometimes two. This time I put my foot down and made everyone work together at once. Two … Continue reading Organizing all the things

MPTA notes

I mapped out all the new scenes I need for Chapters 1-8. That took a while and one change I made affected several other scenes, so there’s new things to add into already written ones as well. It’s all good and I think it will make for a better story and some better flow. I … Continue reading MPTA notes

MPTA notes, Day 53

All my notes on this story that live in the computer are labeled with a number that corresponds to the book "90 Day Novel" because that's the method I was using when I started this particular novel. I have other notes, of course, in longhand in a notebook from days when I was out and … Continue reading MPTA notes, Day 53

Last Week at the Blue House of Joy

In between the arm breaking and fall festival shopping craziness, things still did get done around here. I got a plastic dresser from the clearance rack at Wal-mart (bright turquoise) for Greg's closet and got his stuff moved over and Ben's moved down. Now they have a shared Treasure Drawer and Ben has three drawers … Continue reading Last Week at the Blue House of Joy

Life goes on…

You know what? I thought I'd post more once I got out of my hectic-working-two-part-time-jobs-and-pta-president lifestyle. It turns out that I just don't. I want to, and I mean to, but then things just go on and it doesn't get done because it's not on my calendar of things to do. So what have I been … Continue reading Life goes on…

What I’m doing this year

People are asking, so here we go:I didn't "quit" the PTA, despite how gleeful I might be about stepping down from President-status. I'm still going to Student Health Advisory Committee meetings and am acting as a Council Delegate for at least the middle school PTA (and I've offered to do the same for the elementary school, … Continue reading What I’m doing this year

Flying!

Getting back on The FlyLady bandwagon and getting my house/life/sanity under control. Spring Break was fabulous, but the cleanup is going to take a while. Have had a nice last few days at home. It is so good to finally be at home and get things done that need doing. I've updated my household notebook … Continue reading Flying!

Create more

I'm finally getting around to the "Create more" portion of "Pin-free February!" The first thing I'm trying to "create more" of is less chaos.  🙂  I know that sounds weird, but that's the first thing on my list.  So I've been emptying bins around the house and making sure that they are filled with what … Continue reading Create more

Little things

David stayed home Friday, so we stayed home and I did some little things I'd been meaning to get to (photo editing, making appointments, etc.) 🙂 Greg helped Nick make dinner that night, which was super cute. :)Then later Nick and I had a wine & cheese night. 🙂 It was lovely. Yesterday was a … Continue reading Little things

More organizing

I promised more organizing for the next day's post and many days have gone by and I can't remember any more what I organized, so I'm looking through my pictures to help me remember: Honestly, I've gotten nothing else done since then, except a tiny bit in my makeup & hair boxes.  Steph and I … Continue reading More organizing