DIY Map Art + Our Gallery Wall Update (Video)

A little while ago, we decided to move our TV from our living room down to the basement. It was actually my hubby’s idea, and at first I was uber skeptical, but now I’m so happy that we did it! The main floor is quieter at “quiet time” (that magical hour when Baby B naps and the other two girls play video games), and it’s also a lot easier to keep the main floor tidy ....more

Are Two Ovens Better Than One? (My LG Electric Range with Double Oven Review)

Are two ovens better than one? That’s what I wanted to find out when I had the chance to try out this gorgeous LG electric range with double oven from The Brick. As someone with 3 growing kids that are eating more and more each day plus a very large extended family, I’ve always wanted a stove with double ovens ....more

Our Updated Back to School Kitchen Command Center (With Free Printable Chore Charts!)

It’s still unbelievable to me to think that Little C starts grade 2 this month. What?! She was just a teeny tiny bum-scooting baby a few years ago ....more

How to Choose an Accent Chair – Tip Tuesday

I have a chair hoarding problem, and I’m not afraid to admit it. Beautiful accent chairs are one of my decor weaknesses – they’re just so fun to style and play with in all rooms of the house! You can put a pair of accent chairs with a sofa like I did in our guest house to create a symmetrical look ....more

Make Cold Brew Coffee with Sweet Vanilla Cream (Video)

Raise your hand if you’re a fellow coffee loving mama! The stuff keeps me alive some days – especially during my afternoon slump. In the summer, it’s often too hot to drink hot coffee, so this cold brew coffee is a fabulous alternative! ...more

Kids Bedroom Organization Ideas for Back to School

August is a great month to get your kids’ bedrooms organized and ready for the school season. I know my girls’ rooms are definitely messy and disorganized right now – tidying them up and finding a spot for everything would definitely help us feel like we’re more ready for Fall! Let’s talk about some kids bedroom organization ideas that aren’t too tricky to do, plus I’ll give you a little peek of my friends’ daughters’ bedroom that we’re decorating ....more

Easy Strawberry Jam with Printable Vinyl Labels #12MonthsofDIY

I’ve wanted to try making jam for a really long time, so when our strawberry patch in our front flower bed was loaded with berries this past, I knew I had my chance. There was just enough berries to make a small jar of homemade jam, and it turned out super-yummy. I didn’t have any pectin on hand, so I tried a really easy recipe that didn’t involve any pectin and it worked great! ...more

How to Style a Mantel – Tip Tuesday

I love decorating our fireplace mantel to celebrate each season! I use the same simple formula almost every time, and I like how easy it is to get a cohesive and beautiful looking vignette on my mantel. Let me share my simple mantel decorating formula with you today! ...more