How To Make 10 Arrangements from Grocery Store Flowers

Lifestyle

August 13, 2020

I love having fresh flowers in the house! But flowers can be expensive, especially beautiful arrangements from professional florists! Luckily it’s easy to fill your house with flowers for way less. Here’s how I make the most out of inexpensive grocery store flowers! The Best Grocery Store Flowers I found these bouquets at Costco, my […]

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Super Antioxidant Cherry Ningxia Creamsicles

Lifestyle

July 23, 2020

These simple Cherry Ningxia Creamsicles are not only fruity and delicious, but they are packed with superfoods and antioxidant goodness! My girls love these and I love that they are getting a healthy treat that isn’t full of high fructose corn syrup or artificial flavors. They are easy to make and provide a refreshing boost […]

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Cut Flower Gardening for Beginners

Lifestyle

June 18, 2020

Having a cut flower garden has always been a dream of mine! But I’ve always been a little intimidated and I didn’t know where to start! So I asked my friend Jen at The Flowering Farmhouse for her advice on cut flower gardening for beginners! Why Start a Cut Flower Garden “To plant a garden […]

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Feeling Overwhelmed? Try Moderate Minimalism!

Lifestyle

April 29, 2020

Have you been hearing about minimalism non-stop lately? Me too! And I’m loving it, but it’s also intimidating! The thought of giving up almost everything I own (especially with 2 kids at home) has always seemed unrealistic and out of reach! And I have to admit, I do love pretty things! Then I discovered moderate […]

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10 Things To Do When Social Distancing Ends

Lifestyle

April 17, 2020

As much as is doesn’t feel like it right now, social distancing and the COVID 19 pandemic will eventually end. What will life look like when it’s over? In part, that’s up to us! Here are 10 things to do when social distancing ends… #1 Slow Down The number one thing I’ve learned so far […]

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Free Printable Cleaning Charts

Everyday Living

April 16, 2020

With 2 active kids, one large husband, a crazy beagle puppy, and my absent-minded self in one small home, it’s accurate to say that it’s challenging to keep our house clean! I’ve found that the trick is to keep it simple and stick to routines. So I made some easy-to-follow printable cleaning charts to help […]

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How To Get Your Kids To Do Chores

Lifestyle

March 14, 2020

So I don’t know about your kids, but mine weren’t always the most enthusiastic when it came to doing their chores. The lure of an allowance didn’t seem to be enough for them to want to help out around the house. But all hope is not lost! We have two little girls who now do […]

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Friday Finds – Get Organized

Lifestyle

January 10, 2020

It’s that time of year! Time for a fresh start! I love decluttering & organizing in January to prepare for the new year ahead! I know Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, but I love a good clean and purge after the holidays almost as much as all the Christmas bustle! Here […]

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The Best Ways To Organize A Small Kitchen

Home

December 31, 2019

Our kitchen is fairly small at 11ft x 12ft! It feels larger because of the open floor plan, but the cabinetry space is limited so we maximize every square inch! Read on for our ideas on the best ways to organize a small kitchen! We gutted and renovated this kitchen in 2011. If you want […]

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12 Reasons to Embrace Small Space Living

Home

December 31, 2019

I truly believe that any house can be a home no matter what the size! Our house is a 1350 sq ft bungalow built in 1993. It took vision to see its potential, but now we love small space living! Here are 12 reasons to embrace small space living! #1 The Price is Right In […]

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