How to Simplify Life (Printables)

January 6, 2014 by 7 Comments

How to Simplify Life!?!  When I shared a wrap up of 2013, my speechless year I told you I had claimed 2014 as a year of simplicity.  I also shared a verse that is near and dear to my heart, 1 Thessalonians 4:11, ‘Make it …continue reading

My Favorite Vacuuming Tips

January 5, 2014 by Leave a Comment

Another sickie!  It’s somewhat to be expected this time of year when the temperature outside is 65 one day and 19 the next, but I don’t like it one bit!  The other two are still healthy and I’m hoping to keep it that way!  Time …continue reading

Swedish House Tour

January 3, 2014 by 2 Comments

Ready for another Dreamy Dwelling Home Tour!?!  Christmas is back in the attic and my house has had a thorough cleaning!!!  Time to start looking for new inspiration because everything is looking rather bare!  This Swedish House caught my eye recently — it is a …continue reading

Anthropologie Inspired Tablescape

January 2, 2014 by 30 Comments

Another cold front is expected tomorrow!  Nothing says winter like a mug of hot chocolate topped with marshmallows so why not a marshmallow centerpiece!?!   My table is set very simple because with a 7, 8, and 11 year old that’s how we do things …continue reading

Organizing Christmas Decor

December 31, 2013 by 19 Comments

In December, I layer my home AND in January, I declutter it!  I like to kick off the new year with a totally blank slate and for this to happen, Christmas has to be in the attic.  Here’s my system for organizing Christmas decor — …continue reading

Best of 2013 (Giveaway)

December 30, 2013 by 147 Comments

I am totally in disbelief that 2013 is coming to an end!?!  Before moving ahead, let’s look back at the most viewed posts of 2013.  To make things a little more fun I have a $50 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway for you at the end …continue reading

Reflecting on 2013

December 29, 2013 by 45 Comments

Speechless.  As I reflect over this last year, I can’t think of a time in my life that I’ve been at such a loss for words.  This year began with devastating news.  My precious 33 year old brother-in-law (my baby sister’s hubby) was diagnosed with …continue reading

IKEA Christmas Tree in Entry

December 24, 2013 by 12 Comments

If you were to stop by for a visit this is what you would see as you walked in the door — my little IKEA Christmas Tree.  I recently added the dresser because I needed more storage for my children’s games and puzzles.  It’s nice …continue reading

Christmas Mantel 2013

December 23, 2013 by 9 Comments

I showed you my Red, White, and Aqua Christmas Tree — ready to see the Christmas Mantel 2013!?!  I want my babies to have memories of Christmas being  happy and fun — that means a colorful family Christmas Tree.   And more color on the …continue reading

Holiday Tips and Treats

December 21, 2013 by Leave a Comment

This post brought to you by Bed Bath & Beyond. All opinions are 100% mine. Moni and Pa (my in-laws) are coming soon!  I’m so excited to surprise BBB and my hubby – so far I haven’t given it away!  I have a little something …continue reading

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