Paige King

Get Ready, Two Shoes

    One time I heard a lady on the radio talking about cleaning and organization who said, “Productive people get up in the morning and get dressed, two shoes right away.” That seemed a bit basic. Who gets dressed with one shoe? Perhaps home organization is the least of that guy’s worries. Then I read the radio guest’s blog, and she wasn’t suggesting people get dressed, two shoes...

How Do You Smell?

Last night we discovered a putrid smell emanating from the washing machine, the very device we depend upon to clean putrid smells out of clothing. Yes, I use the cleaning pods and do the things, but apparently it has been a few months too long since I have cleaned the upper section of the door seal. I’ll spare you the details, but I’m questioning the cleanliness of everything that’s been through...

Correct me if I’m Wrong…or Don’t

“Being right doesn’t show you care about their feelings.” This was the advice I overheard one teen give to another during a discussion about whether you should correct faulty thinking when someone is sharing their heart. Sometimes it’s hard to know when to set someone straight and when to let an erroneous comment go. Many years ago, a wise marriage counselor told two type A know-it-alls who...

About Stephanie


I am a biologist and former high school science teacher with a loud family. My husband, kids, and I like big dogs and Tex-Mex. We quote absurd lines from movies and do outdoor things like hike (while complaining about hiking). Our rule-following German Shepherd thinks being off-leash at the dog park is total anarchy.