A Home-Buying Secret: I Bought Our House

I Bought Our HouseFour years ago, I bought our house. I know what you’re thinking. But no, this isn’t one of the many times where I type I even though I really mean we. I purchased our house. And it seems like the strangest secret in the world to finally share and celebrate because even though the house was bought in my name, it’s always been ours. Continue reading “A Home-Buying Secret: I Bought Our House”

A Home-Buying Secret: I Bought Our House

Simple Switches: Four Reasons to Make the Bed Together

Simple SwitchesEvery Friday, I’ll feature a simple change that I am implementing to lead a more purposeful life. I hope you’ll join me or share some simple switches that you’ve made to your life.

Make your bed every day. That tip tops virtually every morning productivity list floating around on the Interwebs. So, when Mr. P and I got married we agreed. The bed would get made every morning.

Weekdays were a no brainer. I leave before Mr. P even has to roll out of bed, so he would get stuck with bed-making duty. Done deal. Weekends were another story, though. Eyes half crusted shut, hair matted down, I’d catch Mr. P slinking out of bed. After which, he’d urge me back to sleep. Then, I started to wake up before him. It was almost like we were subconsciously waking up at different times to skirt the chore. We both knew the bed needed to be made, but neither of us really wanted to be the one to do it.

Finally, about a month ago we decided that we would make the bed together. Every. Day. Now, we both get the usual one-thing-crossed-off-the-to-do-list benefit that any solo bedmaker reaps, but we also get a lot more. It turns out there are four really great reasons to make the bed together: Continue reading “Simple Switches: Four Reasons to Make the Bed Together”

Simple Switches: Four Reasons to Make the Bed Together