Freshen Up The Home for Spring

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Yes, there is still snow on the ground.  Yes, the temps are still only in the 30s.  But it's officially SPRING! It has been a looooong winter with a cycle of sickness that our party of 5 can not seem to break out of.  Thankfully, with 50s in the forecast for later this week I am feeling happy + … [Read more...]

How I Get Inspired + Finding ‘Me’ Time

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Disclosure: The post is part of the social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group, All You, and Real Simple but all opinions are my own, #pmedia #SpringintoMeTime http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV” Happy Monday my friends!  It is early, early on this first day of the week, … [Read more...]

Savvy Storage Solutions using Baskets

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Baskets - for toys, laundry, books, and more - are great storage solutions to beautifully organize and give a stylish edge to any space in the home. Baskets not only can control the clutter, but also add a pop of color + texture. As I look around my home while putting this post together, I … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Make a House Feel Instantly Clean

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Clean is such a great word, isn't it?! When something is clean (or tidy) it puts a smile on my face. As a working mom of 3 who is hustling + bustling 24/7, finding easier ways for getting things accomplished around the house has become my way of life!  My motto #keepitclean the easy … [Read more...]

Digital Home Organizational Platform: HomeZada

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A few years back, I shared details on an online program called HomeZada, a digital home information platform that helps homeowners organize + protect +maintain their biggest financial investment + asset, the home. Recently HomeZada revamped their site & platform to support and manage all the … [Read more...]

How To Make Black Walls Work

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Black is bold. Black can be a neutral. Black walls can truly make a statement. I will be honest, years ago I never in my right mind would think of painting walls in my home black.  Don't dark colors make a room feel smaller?  Wouldn't dark walls make a room feel depressing? (by the way, the … [Read more...]

Embracing the Beautifully Imperfect Home

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As the snow is piling up in my neck of the woods (it's about 3' + high) , as of late I've been spending a lot of time indoors.  As much as it feels suffocating at times, it's also been enjoyable to take in the beauty of our home that is coveted by the surrounding walls & roof above. I started … [Read more...]

Living Room Makeover: Black + Bold + Budget

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Happy Wednesday my friends! I am so excited to share that another room makeover is on the horizon. This time last year, the focus was on the 2nd floor spaces (master, kids rooms - boy & girl, bathroom), but now it's time to head back down to the first floor to give the living room a … [Read more...]

18+ Office Organizing Ideas: Purge the Piles of Paper

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I am overwhelmed by the amount of savvy and helpful organizational ideas  + tricks out there on the web.  And the best part, most are inexpensive and easy to implement NOW. Sometimes the hardest part of organizing taking the steps to start!  Instead of fretting, thinking, or planning, just jump … [Read more...]