Like a lot of people, my decorations for the holidays consist of hand-me-downs from my parents, gifts from friends, clearance purchases, and a few DIY projects.   I really love looking at beautiful inspirational decorations for the holidays – whether it be in a magazine, Pinterest, a friend’s home, etc…

However, when you are dealing with a mod-podge of decorations, it can be hard to get that perfectly curated look, and for a while, that was a bit of a disappointment to me. Read More →


I have yet another Halloween post today!  I don’t normally do so much for Halloween – I promise!!

It is more my style to pin a ton of fantastic ideas with the intention of creating some cool Halloween-themed meal, but when it actually comes to Halloween, I am just struggling to get the kids in their costumes and to stop asking me “is it time to go trick-or-treating yet?”     Read More →


Isn’t it such a struggle to figure out what to do with the kids’ school work at the end of the year?  As I promised in my previous post about school paperwork organization (click here to read that post), this is how I store my kids’ work at the end of the year.

I have read about all sorts of ideas like storing their work in their backpack for that year (First, I don’t buy new backpacks every year, and second, who has room to store 12 backpacks for each child in their house?), but I finally found a way that works for me.  Maybe my idea can work for you, too.

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