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Pantry Honesty

I’ve continued to tweak my pantry, reworking the small appliances and culling the old items. Each tiny change makes a tiny improvement. Bu the truth is, my pantry is out of whack because I have too much junk food. I […]

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The Anti Pantry

My pantry is…imperfect. When did I shift from wanting my pantry to be functional and attractive to wanting it to be perfect? I’m not sure. But I now want it to be a thing of beauty and a joy forever, […]

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Pantry Week 2020

It’s Pantry Week on the HGP. I think I’ve improved my pantry a bit. Here’s the After. Here’s the before: It’s not perfect, but it is better. And there’s the rest of the week left. I finished up Kitchen Week […]

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HGP Break

This is the last day of Guest Room Week, and I have done absolutely nothing to deal with the extremely messy guest room. Nor have I worked on handmade gifts or baked for the freezer. It was a busy week […]

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Office Week Struggle

It’s Thursday of HGP Office Week, and I haven’t made much progress. I have a lot of Christmas gifts sitting around, lots of papers and electronic stuff to sort through, and no clear surfaces to work on.   The closet […]

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Foyer Week 2020

I don’t have much of a foyer, so Foyer Week for me is largely just an extension of Living Room Week. We do have a list of tasks, though, for the Holiday Grand Plan: Make one batch of Holiday Goodies. […]

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Porch Week 2020

I scrubbed the porch furniture and surfaces. My husband saw me sweeping and came out to take over. He doesn’t like to see someone else doing tasks imperfectly. He gave me some advice and went on to bed. While we […]

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Holiday Grand Plan 2020

I went and sang at church this morning — the first time I’ve sung with other people in five months. First physical church service I’ve attended, too. We were in masks, observing social distance, and got our temperatures checked. It […]