My husband and I got married, then we promptly moved into a house together. It was a cute ranch style house with a fantastic back yard. Ok, the house looked like a military barracks, but it was all we could afford. The backyard was till great though. It had a crawl space under the house … Continue reading “There is No Such Thing as A Wallpaper Steamer”
Ok, this one is about organization. So, if organization is not your thing, then move onto another post. Do not throw away those used toothbrushes! You can use them again. I like to call it “re-appropriating” as in getting more mileage out of the things we buy. Here are some ideas for use of your … Continue reading Save Your Old Toothbrushes!
1. First and foremost. Never load another women's dishwasher in the South. I mean never. If you do it anyway, we will graciously thank you. It is appropriate to stack dishes in the sink and on the counters. I realize you are trying to help, but this ain’t it. If you try to load my … Continue reading Some Things You Need to Know About Southern Women
Of course, no one enjoys going to a funeral. It has been said that some of the strangest things happen at wedding and funerals. The South is no exception. However, here in the South, we have a few ways of doing things that are unique. Here are some tips for surviving a Southern funeral. 1. … Continue reading Some Things You Just DON’T Do at A Southern Funeral (or any other funeral, for that matter)
For starters, I had a steadfast, iron clad rule when I was dating. DO NOT DATE BROTHERS, ROOMATES OR FRIENDS. Ever! If you have done this, then you know what happens. Growing up in the South and dating had its own rules. I did learn that there seemed to be no differences with dating guys … Continue reading Who Said That You Have to Be Friends with a Person You Dated After You Break Up?
Jealousy – Dictionary.com – “feeling resentment against someone because of that person’s rivalry, success, or advantage”, “feeling resentment because of another’s success, advantage, etc.”, “characterized by or proceeding from suspicious fears or envious resentment.” Envy – Dictionary.com –” a feeling of discontented or resentful longing aroused by someone else’s possessions, qualities or luck.” Sloth – … Continue reading Jealousy/Envy/Sloth
Have you ever been given a gift that the “giver” later asks you about it? Questions like, “do you use it?” or “did you like it?” What if my answers are “no and no”? A gift is defined as “a thing given willingly to someone without payment; a present.” I am of the opinion that … Continue reading What Defines a “Gift”?