Dear Man in the Safeway Checkout Line

Dear Man in the Safeway Checkout Line

Dear Man in the Safeway Checkout Line, It all started out so nicely, you offering to let me go first since “I have little ones in tow”.  I really appreciated that, a lot! It had been a long trip and we were all ready to leave the store and go home. But...
15 Quick Chores that Take Under 5 Minutes

15 Quick Chores that Take Under 5 Minutes

I am still a work in progress, my houses is getting cleaner and more organized as I go, but I am certainly not a perfect housekeeper yet!  I keep trying to incorporate more of the 1 minute chores into my daily routine, and as I do I’m finding that things are...
A Guilt Free Tip to Tame the Dirty Dishes Monster

A Guilt Free Tip to Tame the Dirty Dishes Monster

I recently asked the Essential Family Facebook community what chore you would give up if you could pick one to never do again.  My pick AND the overwhelming answer I got was DISHES! Over the years with our family on food allergy friendly, whole foods, mostly homemade...
20 Quick Chores that Only Take ONE Minute!

20 Quick Chores that Only Take ONE Minute!

I am a recovering messy housekeeper!  And by recovering I mean I have to work at it every day to make sure that I don’t fall behind.   I used to tell myself I’d do better when I was a stay at home mom, then I told myself I’d do better when my kids...