All posts tagged: Housework

CAMP declutter – medicine cabinet

One of the things that make me crazy is that there are multiples of in different parts of the house. Seriously, we had medicines in 6 places throughout the house. To get started, I collected all the meds from all their hiding places. The linen closet, the glasses cabinet, the pantry, the extra bathroom cabinet, and the medicine cabinet in the kitchen. All the bottles on the tray were able to be rinsed out and recycled. That felt so good! I was lucky that the hubby bought this adjustable Spicy Shelf a few months ago. I would not have thought to look for such a thing. I must admit, I was skeptical. I didn’t see how it was going to shrink to fit, and I wasn’t sure that I wanted my shelves to be reordered. I’ve been happy with it. Unfortunately, he didn’t think to purge any of the things that were out-of-date or no longer needed. Don lives in we need more space mentality. I believe that we don’t need more space, we just …

The First Monday…

I woke up this morning thinking that the first Monday of the year was the worst. Here we are at the end of a long holiday vacation and it’s time to get back to work and school. The thing is, is that I found myself very excited about something totally unexpected; I’m excited to get back to my job as a “housewife” most of all. Since I work (2/3’s of the time) and teach my kids at home, I spend a LOT of time in the house. It’s my domain from 8:30 – 7:00 while Mr. Modern June is off at work. As much as I love having him here for the bulk of 10 days, it’s really great to get back into normal routines. Combine that with it being a new year and a new start and it’s time to clean. So this morning, instead of opening the shop up, doing the dreaded inventory and starting to homeschool again, I’m going to nest. My goal is to get my kitchen looking as good as …