It’s time to replace our compost bin #DigIn

compost bin made with pallets

This is the first  sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Home Depot as part of a series about outdoor DIY projects  in the yard.  We have composted for almost 8 years now, since moving to our current home.  For years, we've just used pallets to kind of frame an area  for the compost ...

Huggies Designer Wipes Tub – Function Meets Fashion #HuggiesTester

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I am so excited to be an Official Huggies Tester and share with you an exciting new product!!!  Huggies Wipes Designer Tubs are a fun and fashionable way to store your baby wipes.  These tubs are the ultimate in Function Meets Fashion and one of my top picks.   Just because we are moms and often accumulate a lot of "stuff" in ...

When the yard changes in a bad way….time to start fresh!

oak swing

We had a nice, private yard with a row of huge old white pines along one of our property lines.  Then the recent storms hit- each time, with a different surprise, and knocking out power for a week or so- and tree branches, sometimes whole trees down.  Lightning hit one tree, topping it about 10 ...

DIY 3 Ingredient Bubbles

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My niece just got home from college  and brought with her some princess bubbles for my 3 year old.  Within 11 minutes of my 3 year old opening said bubbles, they were gone.  The tears were huge and the lip was very pouty, and with the weather being up over 65 today, it was hard ...

Inspire. Create. Do.

inspire create do giveaway hop mondays at noon

Let's get started sharing what we are passionate about and be inspired by those around us as well! Here's all the details for our weekly linky party. What are you going to inspire us with this week? What: A place to share what you've been working on. We are looking for posts or projects that help ...

The Organic Bloom

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If you are anything like me you like to freshen up the look of your house, but don't want to undertake a huge project to do so. I discovered The Organic Bloom through my photography business and just LOVE LOVE LOVE these fresh and funky frames. They offer "custom-designed frames exclusively for wholesale ...

Sink or Swim: Cool DIY Bathroom Projects for You and your Kids

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The rainbow colors of construction paper, the popsicle sticks and toilet paper rolls, the smell of the glue gun getting hot... You loved craft activities with your kids when they were little, that exciting time when you pulled out all the crayons in the house, distributed the safety scissors, tape, and glitter, and let the ...

DIY Energizing Citrus Hand & Body Scrub

diy energizing citrus hand and body scrub

I love a nice body scrub. What I don't like are ingredients I can't pronounce nor easily identify.  I do love some fresh scents- and citrus is one of the scents I love best.  It's energizing, it's refreshing, and not to "girly" for the men in my house.  We had a Mom's Club playdate this ...

American Standard Portsmouth Vanity & Americast Bathtub

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When we started thinking about redoing our bathroom, which is our only full bath, we knew we had to maximize our tiny space and also minimize spending.  This is not usually an easy thing to do when looking at remodeling your home.  We really wanted a cast iron tub- for the heat retention and for ...