Hey, I’ve got it.I’m just shining the sink.Just drying the dishes.Just making the beds.Just wiping the window sill.Just sweeping the doorstep. Who knew that Nike had the answer all along? Just do it! Photograph by Oliver Gruener
I spend a fair amount on time with my nose in a book, and recently I’ve been taking in the wisdom of Edward Espe Brown’s Tassajara Cooking. Here’s something I’ve learned this week about keeping my kitchen in order (excerpt from the book): “Cooking makes cleaning possible, cleaning makes cooking possible. It’s all the same [...]
Continuing with the t-shirt folding theme, here’s a basic machine you can make to help you. Isn’t that music great too?
Douglas Adams once said: “I love deadlines. Especially the whooshing sound they make as they pass by.” That’s how I’m feeling at the moment. I’ve been back from our summer holiday for a whole week, but I haven’t quite caught up with the backlog of stuff to do since we’ve been back. The laundry pile [...]
Contemplating our responsibilities as homemakers can be daunting. Keeping the house clean, doing mountains of laundry, washing the dishes, cleaning the toilet. And when they’re done, we start over at the beginning again. It stretches out far into the future, a never-ending procession of chores. The thought of it can make us not want to [...]