Spring Cleaning in the Office

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Our office can be seen from most rooms in our downstairs.  It is technically my husband’s, but has become a dumping ground for everyone.  The task of organizing and cleaning the shelves has seemed overwhelming, so it has just been neglected.   But as you know, dust does not take a break.  The room needed to […]

Book Review: No Place Like Home


The past few days I have been reading No Place Like Home by Stephen Saint-Onge.  If you watch home/DIY shows, you have probably seen him.  I know him best from shows like TLC’s Trading Spaces. This book is more of a guide to help you design a home that’s comfortable for you and your family.  […]

THE Easter Party


The Easter Party was a success, despite the non-cooperating weather!  Rain was in the forecast for the entire day, so to play it safe we moved the party inside.  We just had to make a slight change to the plan and a few quick decorations. The girls were so excited and decided to dress-up for […]

Easter Party for under $30: Part 1


As I mentioned, I am having an Easter party for my girls and a few of their friends.   The guest list is only 12 kids under the age of 6, so it will be pretty small.  I decided that I didn’t want to go crazy with spending and wanted everything to be super simple, so […]

eighteen25 Feature: Easter Crafts


I am preparing for an Easter party for my girls in a few weeks, and have been scouring my favorite blogs and websites for ideas.  One of my favorite blogs to get craft ideas, is eighteen25.  The three sisters, Jen, Jamie, and Jodie live within miles of each other and share their blog.  It has […]

Spring Mantel


It’s finally feeling like Spring, here!!  I am so ready to be outside and get my hands dirty. To complete the mood, I updated my mantel.  I really liked the mirrors I used for Christmas, so they stayed.  It’s very simple, but the large glass jar adds some drama. We got this large jar from […]