Toy Organization Ideas

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If you're a parent or care-giver to children, do you often find yourself saying, "Where is that puzzle piece?" or "Where did that little thingamajig go?"  Well, today I'm sharing how I'm organizing some of Owen's toys.  Specifically toys that include small pieces. What's my answer to the where'd-that-puzzle-piece-go conundrum?  Four word: mesh … [Read more...]

Coat Closet Organization

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This post is brought to you by Command™ Brand.  As always, opinions are 100% my own. I recently decided to get my coat closet organization on and tackle the accessories in our entryway closet.  In all honesty, this closet needs a major overhaul.  Brad and I need to go through our coats and donate some of them.  However, I decided to start with the … [Read more...]

Jewelry Organization

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This post is brought to you by Command™ Brand.  As always, opinions are 100% my own. I was over at my friend's house couple weeks ago and noticed her interesting jewelry organization technique, or should I say lack of jewelry organization.  She had all of her necklaces and a bracelet hanging on a plastic hanger.  I'll give her some credit though, … [Read more...]

10 DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

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Since Mother's Day is this upcoming Sunday, I thought I'd share some DIY gift ideas for the special ladies in your life. Handmade gifts are seriously the best because they show that thought and time was put into the gift-- not just money.  They’re also great for gift givers on a budget.  All of the gift ideas below are under $30, but most are … [Read more...]

10 Party Tips And Tricks

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This post is brought to you by Command™ Brand.  As always, opinions are 100% my own. I recently co-hosted a baby shower for a friend of mine at a friend's house.  It was a low-key event because it was the last of three baby showers thrown for my friend. Instead of going over everything about the shower, I thought I'd throw out 10 party tips and … [Read more...]

New Kitchen Countertops

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Do you remember back in July when I asked for your opinions on what kitchen countertops we should go with?  If not, here's the post where I showed three Photoshopped options and asked you to vote for your favorite.  The majority of the vote went toward laminate Calcutta marble.  I even got a big slab of it and tried it out in the kitchen (see the … [Read more...]