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A Mudroom that Finally Works for our Family

Our old mudroom wasn’t working for us. We had a big tall cubby unit for our kids to put their backpack and coats. However, the bins were way too high and out of reach for them to get anything themselves. We recently decided to do an overhaul and make our mudroom more functional and I […]

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Creating Memories with our Kids

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat For the last 4 months, our family and 50 other members of our church community have been working hard to put on the Musical, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. We’ve spent countless hours rehearsing the music, learning dance numbers and blocking for each song. It’s been such a […]

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Empty Drawers are a Good Thing!

Do you have any empty drawers in your home?   I think empty drawers are a good thing. They’re a good problem to have. Why is it that we tend to fill every space in our home? I’d like to challenge you to create at least ONE empty drawer this week. Leave a comment below […]

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Stairway Makeover

Goodbye carpet, its been fun! I love a good before and after photo. So today I’ve got a transformation video to share with you from a recent DIY project in our home. We decided to remove the 30 year old carpet from our stairs and it has completely transformed our entrance way. It’s brighter and […]

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Ditch your Knife Block

Well…okay, you don’t really have to ditch it. However, It’s one item we recently removed from our kitchen and I’d love to encourage you to try it out too. Check out the quick video below! Clear Counters = Happiness One thing I love about a Kitchen is having clear counters that are free from any […]

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What are your Words for 2019?

Happy New Year! I hope your first week of 2019 has got off to a great start! With each new year often comes thoughts of starting fresh or replacing old habits with new healthier ones. Some people like to think of a word or theme to best describe what they want the upcoming year to […]

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The Endless Possibilities of Mason Jars

I’m a pretty big fan of Mason Jars. We use them for so many things, especially in our kitchen. However, we also use them in different ways around our house too. Check out the video below to see how some of the ways they’re used at our place. I’d love to hear from you! How […]

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An Amazing Advent Calendar

Growing up, my sister and I always got a chocolate advent calendar every December. Since becoming a parent myself, its got me thinking about different traditions that i’d like to start with my own family. There are so many neat advent calendars out there today, that I wanted to share with you a really creative […]

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Do you Need Two Sets of Dishes?

I no longer think so. When Chris and I got married 14 years ago, we registered for an everyday set of dishes and a good set of Denby dishes. Unfortunately, we have rarely used our good set of dishes over the years and this is sad because I really I love them and think they’re […]

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One way to Update any Room in your Home

We’ve been living in our home for almost six years now and we’ve started to do some updates. Our most recent DIY project has been whitewashing our fireplace and it has completely updated our living room. It’s amazing how a fresh coat of paint can instantly update any space. Check out the video below where […]

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