This is also post T minus 100, as there are exactly 100 more New Things to do until the project ends! I'd like to put out a special request: Tell me what you do. I had a wonderful conversation over the weekend with people whose lifestyles are different from mine. They told me about stuff they do- Pilates, accupuncture, wearing legwarmers as a wardrobe staple-that are part of who they are, but that I have never done. What do you do on a regular basis that not everybody does? Let me know! I might try it!
And if you're someone who does this, then we're one step ahead of each other. I cleaned my microwave with a lemon. My realization the other day that I haven't given the 'wave a good cleaning since I moved coincided with this find on WikiHow, so tonight during my post-dinner kitchen cleaning frenzy, I gave it a try.
Before (my cell camera doesn't do justice to the butter slime clinging to the ceiling and walls)
This was fun, but not as life-changingly easy as Wiki said it would be. I definitely had to use some nonexistent muscle power for the post-nuke wipedown, but the part about the lemon making everything smell fresh was true, and bit about the steam making everything less sticky was mostly true. But I make a lot of popcorn, and if Newman's Own organic butter wants to hang out in your microwave for a while.... it's gonna.