Archive | August, 2016

Use your head to save your back.

“Don’t buy anything you can’t lift.” That little mantra has served me very well.   It doesn’t mean you can’t own a monster piece of furniture, but it should break down into pieces which you CAN move by your onesies. When choosing a new piece, even one being offered for free, ask yourself, how am I […]

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The stockpile and the single girl (or guy)

What’s in YOUR cupboards?   No really, don’t tell me, I don’t want to know.  The amount of food on hand varies from household to household. Everyone was brought up with different levels of food comfort.  And people who get paid regular and have ready access to groceries can get by with a lot less food […]

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Single Serving Sickness

In my experience, one doesn’t USUALLY get sick all of a sudden. It usually creeps up on you, until the day you wake up without your cheery blue bird halo, then depending on what ails you, you may take a dose of something. Or if you are like me, you wait until it takes a […]

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How not to be a dick neighbor

Quick name all your neighbors, and i don’t mean…”the hipster guy with the beard”, I mean their actual names.  Just first names – don’t break your brain…. go ahead i’ll wait……………………………give up?    If you couldn’t remember most, you are pretty normal.  Make a list on paper put it on the fridge, actually make a map and […]

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This post really isn’t about cake

Like everyone else I watched ‘the cupcake’ scene in Bridesmaids and wondered why she only made one. Not that she needed to make a batch, but a leftover one for the next day would have been pleasant and time saving. Once in a while you just want cake and no one at your day job […]

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