Category Archives: chores

Checking pockets

Do you check pockets before you put your dirty clothes in the washer? What do you do with what you find? When my boys were young I told them over and over to check their pockets before putting their clothes … Continue reading

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Question of the Day

Do you grill all year round?

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Recipe from Joan Harvest

  This is quick to prepare and tastes great.  I serve it over Jasmine Basmati rice. I cook a vegetable on the side. The family loves it. I like it because I can do it in the morning and it … Continue reading

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Question of the Day

If you could grow up in any time period which would you choose?

Posted in change, changes, childhood, children, choices, chores, differences, feelings, growing up, life, lifestyles, memories, old days, past, people, Question of the day, things, thoughts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Obssesive behaviors or just quirks?

Jason was over one night and I was getting ready to clean the cat box and I put on a pair of rubber gloves.  He laughed and said “what are you doing?”  So I told him I was doing litter.  … Continue reading

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Let’s talk garbage

This is what I’d like to know.  “How” do you throw things away?  Do you recycle or do you throw all your trash in the same container and let the garbage man just haul it all away? When we first … Continue reading

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Question of the Day

What is your most hated household chore?

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Kids Korner

                                   Do you have chores?  If so, what are they?

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Question of the day

How do you relax?

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Kids Korner

What would you do for fun if you didn’t have a TV?

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Small town gossip!!

Why is it that when you live in a small town, EVERYONE, and I mean everyone, thinks they know your business?  You know it usually gets started over something so small and explodes into something huge.  I don’t understand why … Continue reading

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Finding enough time in a day

HELP!!!  I feel like I’m running out of time.  Things just aren’t getting done.  I don’t know what to do.  I usually get up at 6 am, get ready for work, get the 3 year old ready, say good bye and … Continue reading

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Vacuum cleaners

Okay folks, here’s the deal.  All of us Erickson girls, who are only Erickson’s by marriage, have several things in common and one of them is keeping a vacuum cleaner in working order.  Nikki, Sue and myself go through them … Continue reading

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Getting the worst done first

I’m the type of person that likes to do what I hate the most first.  I like to get it out of the way.  For some reason, I hate to set the table.  When I worked, I did it before … Continue reading

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