Finally the snow is gone and Michigan is warming up and de frosting. The birds are chirping and my annoying crack head bird is back waking me up every day at 5 am.
I got my hair cut from long to mid length in a cute updated hair style. I got a new camera and wanted to show off my hair do but I deiced to use my cell phone camera instead. Despite all of the hair dye my hair is still shinny.
On another note this week is spring break. I get a break from dealing with the drama at the school with the admin staff not caring that my daughter has a medical condition yet they have her more hour’s out of the day then I do. We have one kid at his friends house another kid as his aunt’s house. Then we decided to let the little 5 year old spend two days. My niece and Bella got to play squealing of giggles and running around inside the apartment. The first day all the snow went away we went to the park and that's a huge thing to undertake while I'm sick as I haven't been able to do much from the inflammation and the pain of my illness. I'm seeing the surgeon on the 15 to see if they found a throat surgeon that will take the charity care so I can have the gallbladder removed and the large hital hernia.
We once her two nights were done we allowed another one of my nephew come and spend the rest of the week here. Things have been going so well he got to say another night.
Adam and I have been working on spring cleaning. the living room is cleaned what's left is just the book case and book shelf and the desk. Everything else is spotless. We have also managed to get all 12 loads of laundry done Adam washed I folded and put away. We make a great team. Tomorrow Adam and I will work on the kid’s room along with the bedroom. Cleaning out closets. oh it's a chore I hate the most. I been searching how to make super small apartment size closets functional I mean two bedroom apartments if they are older apartments have super small closets. yet we have a large closet in the bathroom we can work on. Trying to find places for stuff for a family of 5 in a two bedroom apartment is very nice but small in a cute way. .kids stuff in one room which is the master bedroom then our stuff in our room and the living room is books and video games and photos entertainment stuff.
The bathroom is all the hygiene products I have to find a simpler system for that as were starting to build up to too much.
Then in the kitchen is a challenge because the cupboards are small but lots of storage space we got two tall plastic drawers that hold the boxes and drinks and things that are not going to fit in the cupboard.
I been thinking also of putting up keeping type of charts on the walls we have a detailed cleaning list up on the wall but I'm going to finish making my home management binder. I have lots of projects I'm working on all while being in pain and miserable yet I have to look like everything is ok or my family serious is grumpy as I am.
I have to keep reminding myself where we all were last year at this time which was living with friends and just moved into our place last year in March. We renewed our lease and are here for another year. Hubby is working part time but at 13 a hour and full hours for part timers. We have Bella’s ssi and almost at the point of being cut from food stamps. We’re starting to make it by the skin of our teeth.
Have you ever been in a tight financial situation like we are with family? How did you get yourself out of it? We have met a few people ok a lot of people who have even been in worst spots then we are what is this economy coming too when there's not enough full time jobs and employers are too cheap to pay out the benefits so they only hire part time? What’s wrong with people making a decent wage instead of struggling to make ends meet like our friends or getting by the skin of our teeth from month to month?
Have you started your spring cleaning yet?
Have you ever had to get creative with small storage spaces?
Have you ever had to do it all on a fix limited budget?