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  1. Blog
    It has been a busy month. I have been busy rug hooking for an upcoming sale. I spoke to my accountant about DreamsTime and HubPages and decided not to do them. I am Canadian and would have to file US Income Taxes to get the advantage of a tax treaty between the US and Canada. Filing a US...
  2. Blog
    Looked under my dresser the other day and found a stack of original artwork from artists I have known, waiting to be framed. The artwork has been waiting to be framed for 20 years now. Three of the artists are international artists now. It has become a case of "I need to protect these". So...
  3. Just Tips
    It seems never-ending...because it isn't! Everyone has a different method in housecleaning and decluttering, and if yours seems to be working for you or you've heard something that works please share it! I'm always up for new ideas. :) A friend of mine came over a week or so ago and told me...
  4. WOTHM
    I recently (a week ago) went back to work full time. My dd and dh have been trying to help. But, it seems like the house is a mess. Here is our schedule. Me: up at 6am, out the door by 7:15am Home from work around 6pm, exhausted because I'm on my feet all day DH: Leaves for work...
  5. Home Environment
    DD is out of school, for the summer, so she has a list of chores, and I have to vacuum, dishes, laundry, and general pick up. What's on your list of chores today?
  6. Simple Living
    It seems like it's a never ending cycle of laundry, dishes, cooking, etc. How do you simplify yours? Any ideas will be very appreciated!
  7. Home Environment
    This year I have four hours from the time I drop off the last child until I pick up the first child. How can I get everything done while they are all gone? here is what needs to be done during those hours, not all everyday (Hubby is sure I have plenty of time to get it all done and have some...
  8. Blog
    It's been a while since I posted. Right after I got over the virus I had a week ago, my sinuses started working my nerves and I haven't been motivated to do too much. Laundry was washed and dried, but we've been living out of baskets all week because I never folded and put it away. Don't ask...
  9. Blog
    Written 10th April 2007 http://www.guardian.co.uk/comment/story/0,,2052868,00.html A Good Old Dusting, by Kathryn Hughes. I confess I've not thought it through properly but here goes... Decorative and functional can be one of the same things. Shaker style is all about "beauty through...
  10. For Sale or Trade
    Is There Life After Housework? Posted by: Mom23boys Description: By Don Aslett. A revolutionary approach that will free you from the drudgery of housework. Save up to 75% of the time you spend on housework! Price: $2.00
  11. Home and family challenges
    lol, sounds fancier than it is but I'm working on my system to do housework where its not painful or time consuming. Today is monday... the schedule for monday is: 2 hours of work, divided into 20 minute sessions taking a 10 minute break every 20 minutes. starting with dusting with my nifty...
  12. Home Environment
    I'm so frustrated. Both my partner and I work full time jobs, yet I am the one who does the majority of the housework and yardwork. I've nagged, bribed and yet I'm the one busting my butt around here. It's like he is blind and can't see the toothpaste on the bathroom faucet, dirt on floors...
  13. Home Environment
    I know many people don't like to do housework on the weekends because they feel it is their time off. What about you? Is Saturday one of your housework days or not? I, personally, do most of my housework on Saturdays because it's when I'm home from work, but I do try to do some after work...
  14. Home Environment
    The problem with housework is that it's 24/7 and the temptation is to go into all or nothing mode. If you do it all, all of the time, you are doing too much, that is inefficient but if you do nothing, sooner or later you have to play catch up and meanwhile the stress of living in a mess eats...
  15. General Chat
    I love being here, but I have to go and do some stuff around the house...not that I am in the mood for this... I want to do some Spring Flinging like some of you have been doing! :D Sooooo, I will talk to you all, later!:wave:
  16. General Chat
    Very interesting article!!! http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=571&ncid=751&e=1&u=/nm/20030605/hl_nm/housework_cancer_dc
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