If you are still trying to decide whether to decorate your home with ghosts and jack-o-lanterns or just place old Aunt Muriel out the front door to greet passersby, here is a little handy gallery of Halloween décor inspiration for you. Read MoreTagged in: crafts, decor, DIY, fall, Halloween, holiday, home, ideas, October
Making my own DIY Vanellope Von Schweetz costume was not an easy undertaking, at least not for me, the least crafty mom on the block. Halfway through, I felt WAY in over my head and wanted to chuck the wig stand right through the window as I was trying to make the hair clips. But, I persisted and am happy that I did. Check it out, it turned out pretty well, if I do say so myself. Read MoreTagged in: costumes, DIY, Halloween, homemade, lifestyle, tutorial
Between having a 4-year-old and 2 cats, our carpet gets plenty of wear. Just the other day, when my daughter was having lunch, she knocked her chocolate milk all over the floor in the living room. Before I could even run to get a towel, she accidentally knocked her plate over and a small glob of ketchup landed on the carpet. Oy! Read More
I never thought I’d see the day when I would make my own dishwasher detergent. Well, today is that day. I’ve tried “green” detergent from the store but in my humble opinion, this works much better.
My dishes come out sparkly and clean every time. The powder has Read More
When it comes to making natural cleaners, I was skeptical at first but have been really happy with the results. I also feel better about using them and not exposing my 4-year-old to such harsh chemicals and (in her words) “stinky” cleaning supplies. She loves helping me use this furniture polish and dust cleaner, with my supervision, of course. Read More
When we lived in California, we were able to have someone come clean our house every few weeks. After moving to Maine, we decided to just do it ourselves. But I’ll be honest—we may just have to get someone to come in once a month. Between the hurricane hummingbird and my husband, it’s hard to keep up. The upside of moving to Maine… we could afford a bigger house. The downside…I have a bigger house to clean. Haha! Read More