Whoa – totally left you all hanging with my follow-up to the post about the {5} Categories for a Successful Event. My bad. Food and Beverage is a very important part of any event. People love to eat and drink. Some people go to events solely for the food and drinks! Figuring out the food and beverage that you are going to have at your event depends on multiple things: Type of event Amount of guests Budget Theme Type… Read more »

  I did it. I did my first “Ikea hack”. I have a strong dislike towards the little counter space I have in my kitchen. We have a large footprint of kitchen space with an annoying layout and limited countertop area. One of the biggest items on the counter, was the beautiful, wonderful, glorious Keurig. I love this machine. It brightens my day. But it needed to move. I was getting annoyed with how much space it took up, and… Read more »

I would be pretty confident to say that I would bet that 9/10 households out there have that one space that everything drops at. Mail, bags, bills, important documents, homework, toys, notes, etc. For my house, this is the kitchen island area. Our kitchen is 70s, like most of the rest of our house, and has an oddly small island with a killer built-in Jenn-Aire cooktop {I call it killer not because it’s killer (cool) but killer (we don’t use… Read more »

  Have you ever noticed how upset you react when someone bothers you while you are deep in a Facebook post, email chain or how-to video on your phone or tablet? Have you realized that reaction is to your spouse or children? There are a million {OK I have no idea how many} articles, studies, posts and opinions out there on this topic and I also want to weigh in. This issue of being constantly distracted really started to irritate… Read more »

Ahhhh organization. How sweet you are. I honestly have a love for organization and creating areas that provide a “home” and space for items that life tends to bucket as miscellaneous and annoyingly “in that pile”. When we were planning out all the details of Little M’s nursery, I knew that I wanted to tackle a closet project. These boring closets that come in old homes annoy me. Ever since I was little, I always tried to change my room… Read more »