Pantry Makeover

Finding ways to make spaces work for us has always been a special skill I enjoy employing, and as our family and its needs have changed, I've been able to utilize my skills to make our spaces work for us. Nothing has challenged me like having two virtual learners and two work from home situations [...]

How to: Dye Easter Eggs without Vinegar

Decorating Easter eggs was an inherent and much looked forward to part of my childhood Easter celebrations... Except for the stinky smell. It bothered me then, and as I've gotten older I've become unable to stomach the smell of vinegar. While I was pregnant, it grew worse. And my inability to smell vinegar lingered even [...]

Rainy Day Kid’s Activities: Toddler Edition

May has been so hot, so early in the year...until last week, when it started sporadically storming throughout the day. The weather apps can't keep up, and neither can we. One minute it's blue skies and sunshine, and thirty seconds later it's flat-out pouring rain while the sun is still shining.Since spending any length of [...]

Turn a drab dresser into a fab coffee bar

Since we haven't been busy enough (ha!) with moving and being without a/c and traveling and life, I realized our new kitchen needs more storage and decided to buy a cheap dresser off of CraigsList and turn it into a coffee bar. Here's the step by step in case you're a glutton for punishment like [...]