Monthly Archives: January 2012

What a Day

Today started last night when I was still up after midnight because I was still coming home from book club. Not that the journey home took so long, I just left it too late. I painted two coats of paint … Continue reading

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Still Hungry

If I had any doubt that Charlotte is my child she cleared it up for me today. On the way home from pre-school she told me she was hungry.  Then she said, “still hungry” several times on the way home. … Continue reading

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Painting the trim

With the carpeting taped safely out of the way, the next step is painting the trim.  Seriously, what can I say about painting that isn’t patently obvious?  Don’t worry, I won’t let that stop me.  Tools needed for painting: Paint … Continue reading

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Masking Tape

As I said in my post yesterday, taping the carpet where it meets the wall is a good way to keep paint off of the carpet while painting the baseboards and door molding.  Today I taped the stairway to prepare … Continue reading

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Painting Prep

My father taught me that the work you put in before you paint is more important than the time you spend actually putting the paint onto the walls, and in spite of the incredible changes that have happened in the … Continue reading

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Meal Planning Calendar

As part of the change of the new year I’m doing little organizing things.  I’ve cleaned out some closets, and sorted through toys.  I saw a tip online to use google calendars for meal planning. You can set a meal … Continue reading

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About Margaret & Charlotte, January 2012

I had to take a break from the painting. I sort of lost patience at one point yesterday and stalked off in a huff. Yeah, not the most mature move on my part. I can blame the rest of the … Continue reading

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