Fool-proof Way to Motivate Your Teens to Clean Their Rooms

There is nothing quite like knowing that someone else will be inside of your room all night – hanging their clothes in your closet, sleeping in your sheets, and wandering around to look at all the things you’ve collected – well, there’s nothing quite like that impending event to motivate a very thorough cleaning. MyContinue reading “Fool-proof Way to Motivate Your Teens to Clean Their Rooms”

Spicy soup perfect for winter nights (or afternoons, mid-mornings…)

I am a big fan of soup, although my family thinks it is just my way of getting rid of everything left in the refrigerator on the weekend (they’re not too far off, but I protest loudly and pretend they’re wrong). I recently cleaned out the fridge and came up with one of my bestContinue reading “Spicy soup perfect for winter nights (or afternoons, mid-mornings…)”

Which of these lovely rags should I wear?

My mom said that a lot when I was a kid. She would stand in her closet in her full slip and pantyhose, rifling through her dresses and ask me, “Which of these lovely rags should I wear?” I never understood why it was that big of a deal. She always looked the same toContinue reading “Which of these lovely rags should I wear?”