How To Be A Below-Average Housewife. Tip #1.
Forgo flowers and go with basketballs instead. They require no water, sunshine, or pruning…and they are useful.
How To Be A Below-Average Housewife. Tip #2.
A sock bucket. Straight out of dryer, socks are paired and put into a collective sock bucket. Everyone is responsible for finding their own socks each morning as they get dressed. Pretty sure this alone has saved me hours of time in sorting and putting away duties…
(If this makes you twitch, don’t do it. But if you have the vision for it, it’s basically genius).
How To Be A Below-Average Housewife. Tip #3.
Silverware Bucket. Along the same lines as the sock bucket, all silverware goes directly from dishwasher into bucket..which sits on kitchen table. No drawer dividers needed. No precious time wasted sorting. And it turns out, children are capable of finding their own spoon from a bucket of mixed silverware…
How To Be A Below-Average Housewife. Tip #4.
Find a friend who likes to bake/cook. Go to her house, sit in her kitchen, drink coffee, make her laugh and watch her bake.
If you look pathetic enough, she will send you home with a plate of cookies. Present it to your husband saying, “I made you cookies.”
How To Be A Below-Average Housewife. Tip #5.
Take fruit that is about to go bad…oranges, lemons, apples, pears, cranberries. Put in a pot with water and cinnamon. Simmer on the stove.
If I’m at home, I have this going. It calms me. And covers up the pee smell.#6boyslivehere