"Getting rid of everything that doesn’t matter allows you to remember who you are. Simplicity doesn’t change who you are, it brings you back to who you are."

Monday, January 17, 2011

Housewifey Things

I had today off. 

This morning SM decided to head over to Fayetteville to do some business.  He'd be gone all day.

He asked me what I was going to do today.

"Oh...you know.  Housewifey things."

The day was overcast with mid 40's and rain due this evening.  Not inspired to do anything outside.  So after he left, I did the usual vacuuming, bathrooms cleaning and laundry. 

When SM took off, he left the TV on.  I usually don't watch TV until the evening but as I scrolled to see what was on, I saw that BBCA had The Tudors on all day.  Hmmmm...a mini-marathon.  Royal romping and drama.  Right up my alley.

I kept my eye on the antics of Henry VIII pretty much all day.  (Love the set and the costumes.)

And ate my way through most of a half gallon of Bryers Mint Chocolate Chip.

Hormonal?  You decide.

But I did manage to get something constructive done.  I attacked the kitchen.

I think most of us periodically go through a search and destroy mission.  If I'm planning on canning and doing some "storing" up, I'd better see what I had, what should be tossed, and make room for my future yummy canned goods.

My laundry room is right off my kitchen.  There's a small pantry in there too.  I wasn't too keen on storing food above the washer and dryer so I flip flopped my pots and pans and mixers and blenders into that cabinet.

Also SM's vast collection of various alcohol.  Party at my house anyone?

End result?  I've got a lot of room to grow. 

Now we'll see if I can find anything when I need it.


  1. The Tudors are still on here! I'm teaching a granddaughter to sew and canning navy beans while I watch! I have the granddaughter in the front 1/2 of the house so she can't hear the Royal going ons!

  2. We all need a good purge now and again. Just stay away from to much of that booze or it will be the wrong kind of purge.

  3. I found a "better" place to store some things, but had to change back. After 3 years of it being in the "old" place, I couldn't find stuff when I needed it.
    Love having a good old purge once in awhile-it's amazing how the stuff builds up!

  4. Good job, Tami! I need to do some purging myself, but not in the kitchen. Our storage room needs some serious going through. I don't even know what's in there anymore!