Maintaining a Clean House, Part 2: My Evening Cleaning Routine

A few days ago, I shared the cleaning routine I try to follow every morning. Now I want to tell you about my habits in the evening. The two routines go together to make a powerful weapon for attacking the day-to-day mess and dirt, and when I follow through with them, I feel like my … Continue reading Maintaining a Clean House, Part 2: My Evening Cleaning Routine

Maintaining a Clean House, Part 1: My Morning Cleaning Routine

With Easter just a day away and the weather here in Michigan finally starting to hint at spring temperatures, my mind turns to spring cleaning. You can find all kinds of tips and techniques and methods for giving your home a thorough overhaul, and I intend to use some of them in my life. However, … Continue reading Maintaining a Clean House, Part 1: My Morning Cleaning Routine

Self-Care: Popping the Pampering Bubble

Self-care is a trendy concept. You'll find articles and videos all over the internet about the reasons for self-care, self-care ideas, and self-care routines. But what puzzles me is that somehow talk about self-care seems almost inevitably to end up in a description of self-indulgence. I don't think pampering is synonymous with self-care. In fact, … Continue reading Self-Care: Popping the Pampering Bubble