Maintaining - How to Create a Habit

If you have a chance to read The Power of Habit* by Charles Duhigg, I highly recommend it. It’s a fascinating study on how the brain works, on how to make and break habits and routines. One of the easiest ways to start creating a habit is to attach your new task to something you are already doing. Want to floss your teeth more regularly? Pick before or after you brush your teeth. Want to clean your sink and wash your dishes each night? Do it while you’re clearing the dishes......

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Another Kitchen Update
October 18, 2015

Another Kitchen Update

We made quite a bit of progress this weekend on getting our cabinets in. We didn’t even have them put together on Saturday morning, and now they are basically installed. We’ll be putting in some...


A Good Sleep
October 17, 2015

A Good Sleep

Sometimes between normal life, working on getting your house reset, and the things that are not so normal (I’ve just finished a work-related class that took most of the last two weeks), we just need...


After the Deep Clean
October 16, 2015

After the Deep Clean

So you’ve finished The Deep Clean. Or maybe you’re still in the middle of it. The real question is, though, how do you maintain it so you don’t have to put as much effort into cleaning...


Deep Cleaning: The Kitchen
October 15, 2015

Deep Cleaning: The Kitchen

Aside from the kitchen, I’m sure you have other rooms in your home in addition to the ones I’ve mentioned so far this week (the master bedroom, bathroom, and living room). But, you can use...


Deep Cleaning: Living Room
October 14, 2015

Deep Cleaning: Living Room

I’m sure we all agree that the living room is one of the rooms that can quickly look like it was hit by a tornado if it isn’t picked up at least once a day....


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