We do a lot of painting. Whether it's touching up or refreshing a room, finishing a decor project, or upcycling a beautiful piece of previously-loved furniture, there's nothing that really dresses up a project like a fresh coat of paint. But, of course, painting can get...

A lot of folks have the idea that cooking can be overly complicated. There are so many recipes to remember, and so many rules about what goes with what, and how long things should cook before starting other things. What’s more, the list of gadgets...

…the fastest possible routine for maintaining a sane, yet tidy, existence. Busy families are busy. That's pretty obvious. But what it means is that even though I'm super diligent when it comes to cleaning, sometimes schedules don't always align. Sometimes little people don't nap as long as...

We love appliances. They really do make the work so much simpler. And when they work they're a reliable part of the home's infrastructure. But when they don't, all hell seems to break loose, doesn't it? So it was a couple of years ago when our dishwasher...

New Additions (and Editions) Wow! It's been a while! We came out strong back in January, and built up a bit of a following for our little blog here, but then this new guy showed up and threw our whole lives into...

I used to have this issue with bedsheets. It's never really a problem switching them out for clean sheets, obviously. But in my former life as a single dad, I would make the mistake of doing all the sheets at the same time, folding them,...