Our former house was a very old home with the ornate original woodwork, wood floors, formal foyer, dining room, living room and lots of space for antiques and special pieces that fit into the character of the home. Even before that house, we started collecting antiques before we were even married. One of our first … More Dumpster Diving and my little ongoing projects!
A girl and her dog. When we brought our little Zelda Blue home, she was just 8 weeks old. This was Maelyn and Zelda the day we brought Zelda home. The picture is blurry because neither one could sit still! Maelyn loved her so much, but quickly learned that there’s way more to a puppy … More Natural Carpet Fresh and the love of a dog
Yesterday was our first day back to school from winter break. The snow decided to come a little late this year and we had a few inches over the weekend and more expected later this week. So as I hit the snooze the first couple of times, I also checked the news page for closings … More Home organization goals and Wool Dryer Balls
Lately I’ve been digging into the world of DIY natural cleaning products. I’ve known about the magical cleaning power of vinegar and baking soda for a long time, but making my own laundry soap was a little more adventurous. My friend Steph has been making her own powdered laundry soap for years. She started making … More Homemade all natural liquid laundry soap
There are ideas all over the web for ways to organize household chores and how to have kids help with those chores. We don’t do a weekly allowance for our kids. We tried a few times and either the girls’ didn’t hold up their end of the agreement (keeping rooms clean, doing tasks), or we … More Chores and kids – kids and chores!