Germ Momster Called and She Said to Wash Your Hands

So here’s a gross one for you.  I used to work with a lady who I’d occasionally run into in the ladies room.  (No, that’s not quite the end of that story.) I started noticing that she’d “wash” her hands by simply turning on the water for a split second, wetting her hands, then walking out.  Ok, and she dried them, too.  How totally gross … Continue reading Germ Momster Called and She Said to Wash Your Hands

The Cleanhouse Challenge–Green your Clean!

I just learned of a cool new application designed by Real Simple, 350.org, and Seventh Generation that lets you “walk” through a virtual house and get tips in every room on ways to green your clean.  Yeah, that’s right – “Green Your Clean”!  I just made that up, but I think it fits with the goal of the app and with the priorities of a … Continue reading The Cleanhouse Challenge–Green your Clean!

It’s Thursday Already?

Where does the time go? This week has just *flown* by, and it’s already Friday tomorrow. We’ve had a couple days of fall-appropriate temperatures, and it’s been SO nice.  80 degree days past about mid-September make me cranky.  Once fall officially hits, I’m ready for overcast skies and cool breezes cartwheeling the colorful leaves past the window while we watch football. Watching football inside while … Continue reading It’s Thursday Already?

Cutting Food Costs: The Price Book

Here I am again, into a new month with a new meal plan!  I’m dedicated to cutting our food bill while also avoiding the “what should we do for dinner” dance each evening.  Here’s a quick update.  This month, I planned for 16 meals.  I’ve been to the grocery store once, Wal-Mart once, and Walgreens once.  I’ve spent a total of $242 and there’s nothing … Continue reading Cutting Food Costs: The Price Book