Dyson Reliability

I have shared with you in the post My Mommy CleaningThrill the Dyson’s hold on me.  A few weeks ago, we were using the vacuum for an extensive cleaning project and the release  to allow the handle to go down didn’t seem to be holding so the front of the vacuum would just fall down if I lifted it up at all.  I got down and tried to figure out what was happening and I moved a switch and a screw fell out so the spring fell off.  It lined right up with the ball so I’d have to disassemble everything to attempt this repair!  How frustrating, my vacuum is just over a year old!’ Continue reading


My Mommy Cleaning Thrill

In the working world, my feelings of accomplishment would come when I knew I exceeded other’s expectations, went the extra mile or completed a project.  I find it funny sometimes what thrills me now that I am a stay-at-home mom.  My moments of success or accomplishment are often driven by my primary responsibilities in my home:  My family, my children, meals and cleanliness.  How life changes.

We moved just over a year ago from a home with hardwood and brand new carpet into a home where the previous owner had very hairy pets or it seems they should be hairless by the amount of hair they left behind.  In our new home, only the kitchen and washroom areas are void of Continue reading