This week my father and I had a good look through our family finances, the bills – we had to chuckle when we realised that the same pattern had repeated the last few months with our electricity bill. We were under the consumption limit for a one person household. We are a three person family…… Continue reading Aspire Not To Have More But To Be More
Due to the holidays, I have spent more time at home since schools are closed, which is where I do my outside work. In the meantime, I have had plenty of time to do some inside work (my housework) and even some serious general cleaning chores I’ve been putting off for a while. I think…… Continue reading A Clean, ‘Living’ Home: Why Neat Is Good, But Not Immaculate
You know what I would have been doing as a part-time career if I had been born a century ago? Governessing. Is that even a word? Alright, being a governess. Being a governess means to be a caretaker and tutor privately for children in upper middle class to upper class families, mainly based in Europe…… Continue reading You Know What? Bring Back Governesses!
One thing I have truly come to realise lately, something I’ve always known though I’ve never really explored in my thoughts is how important quality time is. The moment I chose to be a domestic woman, more at home than work and definitely full-time at home when I have children, I knew and accepted I…… Continue reading Why I Believe In Being A SAHM And Part-Time Working Wife: It’s Time That Truly Matters
Today, I’ve been reading one of my favourite blogs, Adventures In Keeping House, which is written by the amazing Sanne. It is actually one of the blogs that has inspired me to start That Stepford Gal. Sanne is a loving housewife herself with wonderful values and a great talent for taking care of her husband…… Continue reading Ladylike Pursuits: Domestic Creativity & Community Under Threat
I guess this is an odd thing to admit. This is what children, especially teenagers whine about. This is what a lot of adults try to avoid. This is what most people somewhat dread. I miss my housework. I miss having the proper time to thoroughly sweep the house then mop the floors, taking care…… Continue reading Missing Home: Dreaming Of Homemaking Once Again