Storing Mason Jars

May 22, 2014 by 5 Comments

If you didn’t see the house tour from last Friday, you don’t want to miss this lovely Lake House — check it out!!!  One of my favorite pieces in Melaine’s home was this Wire 3-Tier Glass Drying Rack from World Market.  The perfect solution for …continue reading

Organizing Magazine Recipes

May 27, 2013 by 26 Comments

How do you organize your magazine recipes?  I have lots that I want to give a try and love the magazine recipe organization system that IO contributor Samantha from Simply Organized is sharing with us today!  In a society where life is constantly on the go, …continue reading

Kitchen Spices DIY Storage

March 26, 2013 by 34 Comments

DIY Storage is totally my thing!  It helps my ‘Get It Organized‘ cause! A few months ago I shared on Instagram that I’d found some trash!?!  NOT!  This reclaimed wood sitting on a neighbor’s curb on trash day was screaming rescue me!  I picked it …continue reading

Simple Tips: Sealing Plastic Bags

December 1, 2012 by 26 Comments

I love simple tips!  Yesterday, I hinted that we started some demo!  We’re working on the area in my house that is more ugly than our pink bathrooms!  My Laundry Room – Pantry!  At some point I envision coordinating containers for my dry products, like …continue reading

Simple Tips: Sticky Ingredients

November 3, 2012 by 18 Comments

I love simple tips!  When baking, I’ve found that if I coat a my measuring cup with a bit of cooking spray, the stickier ingredients transfer with very little effort! What are your favorite Simple Tips?

Simple Tips: Best Way to Bake Potatoes

October 20, 2012 by 27 Comments

I love simple tips!  When baking potatoes, pierce with a fork, rub with olive oil, and sprinkle with course salt…THEN…place them in a muffin pan for easy transfer in and out of the oven.  Oh my goodness…I love this tip…and so does Big B – …continue reading

Simple Tips: Cutting Brownies

September 2, 2012 by 19 Comments

I love simple tips!  I’m loving this long weekend!!  Do you have fun plans!?!  We’re pretty much doing a lot of relaxing…all three of my sweeties were wiped out after their first week of school, this break comes at the perfect time.  Our most fun …continue reading

Simple Tips: Cleaning a Dishwasher

August 26, 2012 by 30 Comments

I love simple tips!  My mother-in-law and I chatted for a bit while I sat under the dryer with a head full of foil at my hairdresser!  At nine in the morning, she had already been up for hours deep cleaning her home…I admire her …continue reading

Simple TIps: Chopping Onions

August 5, 2012 by 37 Comments

I love simple tips!  Tonight for dinner, we’re having Orange Roughy, rice, and some veggies.  While chopping some onions to flavor the rice, I remembered a tip from long ago.  Chewing a piece of gum while chopping onions keeps the tears from flowing, works like …continue reading

Simple Tips: Microwavable Popcorn

July 15, 2012 by 29 Comments

I love simple tips!  After a long week, we’re taking advantage of some much needed rest and relaxation this weekend!  Rest and relaxation in this house means…”When can I have my next snack, Mommy!?!?”  Here’s what I just served, DIY Microwave Popcorn in a Lunch …continue reading

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