Category Archives: Chatelaine

Home Organization and Rewards, Again

When we first started homeschooling grade level in 2012, I took the summer before to get our home life running a bit more smoothly, and it really paid off.  We instituted a system for chores (see post here: Restore Sanity) … Continue reading

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Oh No, Mommy’s Experimenting Again!

Yup, that’s the actual cry my children were making before lunch today.  Not the most encouraging thing to hear! Today’s lunch was supposed to be salmon cheese melts.  Except the toddler grabbed the crescent roll tube from the fridge, managed … Continue reading

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How my garden grows

It’s done, I’ve planted all that I can fit into my garden.  And added some pretty flowers.  🙂  Silver bells may not be there but we’ve got shells and pretty maids a plenty!  And toddler boy (aka Mr. Destruction) and … Continue reading

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Tropical home-sickness

While I don’t mind living in the further reaches of the Northern hemisphere, I’m a tropical girl at heart.  So when it gets bad and I long for the tropics, I find myself buying tropical fruit.  Never a cheap option, … Continue reading

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House Cleaning Part 6

So we’re on Part 6, and we’re finally getting to house cleaning systems!  In Part 1 of this series on house cleaning we talked about what factors are needed for a clean house. In Part 2 we discussed how Expectations … Continue reading

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House Cleaning Part 5

In Part 1 of this series on house cleaning we talked about what factors are needed for a clean house. In Part 2 we discussed how Expectations enter into the mess. In Part 3 we began to talk about what … Continue reading

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House Cleaning Part 4

So far in this house cleaning series, we’ve talked about what a clean house requires (Part 1), how expectations get involved (Part 2), what to expect regarding bugs and cleaning (Part 3) and now we are going to cover Dirt, … Continue reading

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