I think we all know the feeling of being relegated to the Thanksgiving kids table… sort of an afterthought once the grown-ups realized there wouldn’t be enough room at the big people’s table. I guess it was okay, as long as there were some cousins to sit with. This week I’m so excited to be teaming up with 20 talented… Read More
Today I’m excited to be guest-posting for my friend Keri at One Mama’s Daily Drama, as part of her Handmade Holiday Gift Week. Homemade bath salts are one of my favorite go-to Christmas gifts, and the girls love to help! Head on over HEREto see just how easy it is!
Can you believe it’s almost Thanksgiving??? And of course that means it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to set and decorate that table! I’ll walk you through how to create a Thanksgiving table setting step-by-step. I’m thrilled to be part of the Kenarry Creative Team this year, which means I’m guest-posting for Kenarry: Ideas for the Home… Read More
I can’t wait to show you our small laundry room makeover! It is revolutionizing our laundry process… and making so much less clutter in the hallway. Now if the laundry would just fold and put itself away we’d be all set! This was before… a really basic setup with the washer and dryer side-by-side, and a single wire shelf above… Read More
Hosting a brunch or holiday dinner? Make these super-simple place card holders using fresh herbs or plants from your yard! They’ll give each place setting that extra something special! How to make simple place card holders… These are so versatile… you could use them for just about any occasion! And cheap too- I think the cards I bought cost around… Read More
Today I’m going to show you how to make this super-easy white pumpkin centerpiece. It’s really just a matter of arranging some pumpkins and foliage in a tray- seriously anyone can do this! And it’s going to do double-duty. It will serve as a casual everyday centerpiece for Fall, and then we’ll dress it up for Thanksgiving! Some of my… Read More
Warm up your living room this Fall with beautiful throw pillows and blankets. I’ll show you how to combine them to get just the right look.
I like to change out my living room decor a bit with the seasons… which of course means I need a lot of throw pillows. Anyone with me??? Unfortunately it seems that Peter, and most husbands in general, don’t understand the value of seasonal throw pillows, and would like their closet space back. The solution? Throw pillow covers! Today I’m… Read More
Mornings have never been my favorite time of day… and once I started trying to get two young kids up, dressed, teeth brushed, shoes on, fed breakfast, packed up, and out the door for school and preschool, I began to truly dread them. The combination of my low-blood-caffeine level, bleary-eyed kiddos, and time crunch just never seems to end well!… Read More
It’s time to get the kids’ closets and dressers whipped into shape for back to school! Today I want to share this super-simple morning-sanity-saving system. In fact it works so well for the kids- maybe I should try it for myself! We’ve always used a dresser for E’s (4 year old)’s clothes. It was nice and organized when she was… Read More