Putting off Tasks?
Just Get it done! I’ve had this big pile of papers to shred sitting in our basement for a really long time. I’ve made some progress here and there but I hadn’t completely finished this project. As a result, its been left to collect dust and be a constant reminder of something I need to […]
More Sleep = Happier Jillian
Making Sleep a Priority I have come to realize that I am a much better person (and mom and wife) when I wake up feeling rested from a good night’s sleep. I used to be such a night owl and loved staying up late into the evening watching hours of mindless TV. Since having young […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]