• DIY Chalkboard Serving Tray

    May 20, 2018

    I love having friends over! Even in a small space like our studio apartment having others over is a great way to open our home and serve friends. As a kid my mom always loved hosting parties and having friends over. She bravely hosted endless sleepovers, get togethers, family gatherings and holiday parties. The hostess…

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  • 4 Tips for Summer Vacation Safety

    May 17, 2018

    I love family vacations. Who doesn’t? There’s no cleaning, no errands and the pool counts as bath-time. It’s the chance to break routine, bust out the sundresses and enjoy a few margaritas. Each summer millions flock to vacation destinations all over in hopes of having the greatest week of the year. Months go into planning…

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  • Floral Wall Hanging

    May 12, 2018

    When I think of chicken wire I think of farms, boots and a coop that smells pretty rank. But somewhere in recent years someone thought of the genius idea for home decor. Yes, it probably was Chip and Joanna Gaines. Now chicken wire is in every home decor store and I can’t say that I’m…

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  • Summer Bucket List

    May 7, 2018

    The countdown to lazy summer days is on! Sunshine, vacations and endless slumber parties lay ahead. Gear up parents, for kids this is the ultimate time of year and for many is even better than Christmas. What could be better than hours of swimming, hot sun and playing barefoot outdoors? Only eating ice cream with…

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  • Chicken Wire Frame

    May 5, 2018

    Chicken wire is not just for the chickens, nor is it only found on the farm. Head to any Hobby Lobby or Michael’s and you’ll see this touch of farmhouse decor even in the biggest city. It’s versatility gives any piece a rustic chic appearance and can be used for any number of things. From…

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  • How I Got My Toddler to Eat Veggies

    April 30, 2018

    Ezra used to eat ANYTHING, even peas which to me are poison. I used to brag that he would skip the picky eater stage and always eat his fruits and vegetables. His snacks were steamed veggies and he’d eat them by the handful. Amazing, right? It certainly was while it lasted, which was right past…

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  • Toddler Chores Checklist

    April 28, 2018

    Yep, they CAN do more than just poop in their diaper. Kids are pretty capable, and here’s a list of 15 chores to prove it to you! Just print, laminate and hang on the fridge. Click here to print Mommy & Me_Household Toddler Chores.¬†   You may also like: Mommy & Me: Toddler Chores Around…

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  • Faux Marble Vase Fail

    April 27, 2018

    Marble. Gosh, can we say enough about marble? Great rock, terrible name for a person. It is in stores everywhere and sold in so many forms. From scrapbook paper, to countertops, to vases to toothbrush holders marble is tops right now. It also happens to be for me tops for my budget. Frugality is in…

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  • Mommy & Me: Toddler Chores Around the House

    April 24, 2018

    I love getting my toddler involved with daily chores, and Ezra loves being incorporated with them. It gives us a chance to do things together, and gives Ezra an understanding of accomplishment. Whether it’s helping me pour rice into the rice maker or holding the dustpan while I sweep, each little thing is a learning…

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  • Mini Cotton Wreath

    April 20, 2018

    I am a Northern girl, born and bred in Cleveland Ohio. OH-IO! But this buckeye married a Southern gentleman from Charleston South Carolina. Our home is a direct reflection of my taste, and I wanted to add a little bit of Southern charm. There is NOTHING more southern than hanging chicken-n-biscuits on the wall… but…

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