The really fascinating details of my life, or not

November 26th, 2008

Things are getting done around my house and it’s making me feel so much better. A little more in control. Here’s where we’re at.

1. I bought a new tip for my iGo charger to charge my cellphone. An iGo charger works with any electronics so when you buy new things (or lose other chargers) you can just buy a new tip fairly inexpensively instead of a whole new charger. But wouldn’t you know it, as I was pulling out my husband’s laptop last night there was my charger, all tangled up with the laptop cords. Oh well, the tip will work with our iGo car charger and now I have a car charger for my cell phone.

2. My iPod charger arrived. My husband ordered me a great little retractable one from ebay for $4. Perfect.

3. My charging station I ordered from is on it’s way. When I’m home we’ll always know where are cell phones and ipod are. And where their chargers are. No more searching through drawers for the right charger or misplacing them.

4. We bought some Christmas gifts. We bought two more nephews Christmas gifts last night and picked up a few toddler games for Ella at Target last night for $4 apiece! Christmas sales are going to be awesome this year it looks like …

5. We have a consultant on whole-house humidifiers coming today to our house. We have been through so many humidifiers and we get so sick of filling them everyday. Otherwise our house is so dry. We wake up with sore throats and headaches. A whole-house humidifier sounds so dreamy right now. Anybody have one of those? Apparently it connects to your water heater or something so you don’t have to refill it all the time.

OK, I may be a dork, but I’m so relieved to take care of some little things and big things that have been bothering me lately. Now if I could just figure out why my dishes are coming out cloudy from the dishwasher again! I thought it was the new detergent I was using last time this happened, but I’ve been using the same for awhile. Do I need rinsing agent, dishwasher cleaner? It’s always something isn’t it?

5 Responses to “The really fascinating details of my life, or not”

  1. Sara Cupp on November 26, 2008 1:59 pm

    1) Love the phone station
    2) I use electrasol tabs in my dischwasher and it works good
    3) We have a whole house humidifier. Works good. Don’t have to do anything – except you have to adjust the control on the wall to the humidity level as the temperature changes. If it gets real cold suddenly and I have the humidity set too high, in the morning all our windows are little covered in water droplets and it is literally pooled on window sill and running down our wall underneath window. But all in all, easy!

  2. Erin on November 26, 2008 2:57 pm

    Ew thanks. I love your comments. I think electrasol tabs are what I was using then I bought a bottle of something else, but it’s nearly gone and I haven’t noticed problems until now.

  3. Holly on November 26, 2008 6:16 pm

    Hey let me know how that quote goes…we’re thinking we might need one too. That’s great your getting little things done around the house, it always makes you feel better. We also use Electrosol tablets and jet dry, one tip I have heard that works for some is make sure you turn your hot water on in the sink and it’s running hot before you start the dishwasher. Also, do you guys have a water softener? When we moved here we always had white on our faucets and glasses so we had to get one and haven’t had any problems.

  4. Misty on December 1, 2008 4:14 am

    Hey, we have a humidifier. Actually I used to work for a Heating and cooling company. They install them on your furnace, and connect to your hot water heater. You should have your heating system serviced twice a year, and they will at that time service your humidifier. You should turn it off in the summer, and then on in the winter. If you find a good company it should be around $65 twice a year to get it done. This is good cuz they change the filters, clean all the components, and will help your equipment last A LOT Longer. Humidifiers, are also good if you have hardwood floors. It does have a humidity % guage on it, but it works slightly different than the room humidifier. They don’t produce as much humidity in a concentrated area so some people still choose to use a small humidifier in their room at night if you like a lot of humidity. Just an FYI but as a whole it is good to have for the winter.

    It used to be about $300 to have one installed, but it’s been a long time, so prices may have gone up a lot since we lived in Detroit.

  5. Kathy on December 9, 2008 12:50 pm

    Jet Dry or Cascade rinse agents work wonders.

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