Happiness is ______ {2014-W25} #happinessis

We spent 52 weeks in 2013 celebrating what made us happy, and it WAS a fantastic year. Let’s make 2014 the year where we really truly focus on surrounding ourselves with only joy and happiness all year round, every month, every week, every day.Tell me, what makes you happy? What is it that you do […]

Using Egg Shells in the Garden

I gave you the sneak peek to our garden by showing you my adorable Disney pot hangers a couple weeks ago. Remember them? We’ve been working pretty diligently in our garden this year with tilling, pruning, fertilizing, mulching and more. (My back aches just at the thought of all we’ve done!) Here’s a look at what we’ve […]

Easy Easter Decorating Ideas with Flair from ProFlowers and More!

It’s almost Easter! How are you getting ready for it? We’ve been decorating for it for a few weeks now, and I wanted to share with you what I’ve been up to with a few select additions the folks at ProFlowers sent me to make it schnazzy and more spring-like! As you enter the house, […]

How to Repurpose Easter Baskets

Baskets in all shapes and sizes make me happy. To me, there is no better medium with which to organize than using baskets. They’re so pretty, functional, versatile, and sturdy. Each year on Easter, we crack open the stored box of my children’s baskets, dust them off, prettify them while packing them with goodies to […]

Kitchen Cooking Hack – Counter Space Saver and Easy Clean Up

I posted this image to Instagram tonight, and I thought I might share it here with you as well (in case you like to pin household tips and tricks like this). Whether your kitchen is big or small, working effectively in the kitchen is essential when trying to get food on the table for your […]

Easy Valentine’s Day Decorating Ideas

The second the Christmas stuff comes down, the Valentine’s stuff goes up. Without fail, my kids always ask me, “Why do we decorate for every holiday?” “Because it’s fun, kids.” And it is! Some people enjoy the house looking suddenly less cluttered, more organized and clean without the Christmas/holiday stuff up, but not me, man! […]

Laundry Detergent with Essential Oils

Let me introduce you to my laundry tackling arsenal, especially after the Pukepocalyse™ of 2014 this past weekend:Two all-important bottles of essential oils, and my mongo, extra huge size of Allen’s Naturally detergent. Boom, baby! I have a hearty love of both Purification and Thieves oils, but the combo of the two in my laundry? […]

Recycled Wax Melts as Drawer Sachets and Fresheners

I am ADDICTED to wax melts and warmers right now. My house smells like a bakery all.day.long with my HUGE collection of wax melts I’ve purchased from Scentsy and BHG. I love it so much! Here’s my box of wax melts so far. (I’m so addicted, I’m ordering and purchasing more as we speak! Eek!) […]

Walk-in Pantry Organization and Laundry Room Reorganization

As I mentioned in my Pumpkin Beer Bread post, I was a busy bee on Sunday. I took advantage of the most excellent extra day off and took apart my pantry, laundry room, and kitchen drawers to reorganize. I may or may not have DESTROYED everything before I built it back up. My husband hates […]

Fall Decorating – My Most Favorite Time of The Year

Getting back to school and rigid sports schedules is totally not my favorite. But breaking out all things pumpkin, the boxes of yellow, orange, and brown decor filled with pumpkins, straw, gourds, leaves, and flowers like mums and sunflowers? Oh, so very much my favorite! Not forgetting to mention, the cooler weather and getting a break […]