Did anyone else ever have a teacher tell them, if you’re really stressed out and can’t get anything done, go clean your room? Maybe this was a trick, but it is something I have prescribed to since 5th grade. Personally, I need a clean, organized work space to get things done. I know when myContinue reading “Organizing Hacks”
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Your Easy Alternative to Wallpaper!
Spoiler Alert: Wall Stencils! Wallpaper is trendy at the moment, but let’s face it, it’s also not the easiest thing to do. I’m so excited to share how I used wall stencils to achieve a patterned look without all the time, hassle and frustration of wallpaper! HALF BATH– before: When we bought our house lastContinue reading “Your Easy Alternative to Wallpaper!”
Listing your House in 3 Weeks or Less
The following are some suggested steps to make the experience of getting your house on the market feel less daunting. They may not all work for everyone, but you can see what works for your specific situation. Disclaimer: my photos are not the best quality as we took them in the midst of moving! [TLDRContinue reading “Listing your House in 3 Weeks or Less”
Life with Lou
Lots of love and some unexpected home expenses along the way. On a Wednesday evening in March 2019, I spent about an hour on the phone with the kind woman who had fostered Lou in Tennessee, to see if us fostering Lou would be a good idea. From that conversation, I learned that Lou wasContinue reading “Life with Lou”
Oatmeal with *zero* added sugar
Love oatmeal, but the store-bought packets contain more sugar than you would like to start your day? Here is my “recipe” to enjoy oatmeal every morning with just enough sweet, but not all of the added sugar and still feel full and satisfied. *Zero added sugar- depending on the toppings you add, they may *add*Continue reading “Oatmeal with *zero* added sugar”
15 Easy Ways to be more Eco-Friendly in your Home
In November of 2019, my department at work hosted an event with the theme of Sustainability around the World. The planning process helped me to learn about a lot ways to improve my practices at home (or at work, but I have been working from home most of the year and barely used any paper!)Continue reading “15 Easy Ways to be more Eco-Friendly in your Home”
10 Things you can do to *Enjoy* life in a Pandemic
Pandemic life is challenging. Here are 10 things you can do to enjoy it.
The Gift of Granola
Granola makes a fabulous gift! It is easy to make, can be dressed up or down and is great for anyone! A nice jar adds a cute touch for any gift.
What’s on my desk
I spend more and more time at my desk these days, doing everything from preparing the family taxes to working on this blog. Because of this, my workspace is constantly changing. Holding the clutter at bay is challenging, so I prefer to keep nearby only a few quality items that serve multiple purposes over aContinue reading “What’s on my desk”
My daily planner
My planner is one of those simple ring binder journals you can pick up from any stationery supplies store. White paper. No ruled lines to cage my venturesome handwriting and doodling. I’m an obsessive note-taker and fill pages to the margins with to do lists, rough sketches, and ideas for blog posts. I usually goContinue reading “My daily planner”