The plague that is toddler eating utensils and supplies had officially taken over my kitchen. I could not. handle. it. any. longer. So I did what any sensible adult would do and I went to The Container Store. OK, this may come as a shock to some of you, but it was the first time I had set foot into that store in my adult life. And I was in HEAVEN. I told my husband that this was my new… Read more »

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a home that has multiple rooms that allow you to separate kid stuff from the adult stuff? Some of you may be fortunate enough to have this, but we do not! So, when you need to get creative – there are certain things you can do! For me, insert IKEA. IKEA gets a bad rap from “all of the manual labor” needed to put their furniture together. While I think they do a great… Read more »

 Giving myself the gift to say “no” The holiday season tends to bring a lot of obligations. Events, family outings, extended family gatherings, friend get-togethers, gift buying, giving to the needy…{you get the idea}.  Here is the thing: I’m busy. Like really busy. Most people that know me well enough know that I am busy. If they don’t know it, they should understand that I might be, considering I work full time, have a 20 month old, am a wife, own a home, have… Read more »

I have had some pieces and areas in the house that I have been keeping in mind as I was out and about that needed decor and storage items, but I never felt whatever I was grabbing was cohesive aesthetically {such big words}. I spoke a bit about my researching through my self-proclaimed Pinterest University on another post, and things started to click on a recent trip to Hobby Lobby. I regained the focus I needed to finally land on… Read more »

I am obsessed with cute house decor, but I must admit {and hopefully it isn’t that obvious} I am not naturally good at home design, home decor, and creating new things. I am, however, a great student and I love to learn and research things that I am interested in and passionate about. I look to Pinterest and other people’s blogs and tutorials as a student, and they are my teachers. People that have great talents in home design, home decorating,… Read more »