Earth day is one of my favorite days of the year. A whole day where people are filled with thoughts of nature and the wonder of our world. It is a day that should be repeated several times throughout the year in my opinion.  Even better, taking care of our world should just be commonplace in and of itself. It is certainly a value that I have tried to instill in my own children and today’s Earth Day fun was a great excuse for some family bonding time. This post may contain affiliate links which means I will receive a commission if you make a purchaseRead More →

When we first moved into our house the bathroom decor was a bit..bland. Everything was beige, black and white. Thankfully, even with a limited budget, it was not too hard to jazz it up a little bit. The first step was thinking of a theme for the room. With a bit of discussion, we finally settled on a beach/marine theme. We choose this for several reasons. First of all the colors, blue and shell shades can really make a room feel soothing and calm, perfect for a bathroom. Secondly, beach themes are popular when it comes to bathrooms so I knew it would be relativelyRead More →

A picture of a DIY coat Rack

I think we all have those spots in our homes. You know the ones. Those places where mess seems to pile up and …breed. There’s really no other way to put it. The piles start as one item and sometime between the last time you looked at it and when you stumbled over it just now you find its doubled or even tripled in size. In my home, one of those spots was just inside the door. Since our house doesn’t have a closet for shoes and coats the kids would come home from school, kick off the shoes, throw down the coats and leave.Read More →