How to Create a Seaside Themed Bathroom on a Dime

Your bathroom is often the first thing that greets you when you wake up in the morning. Having a calm, light, relaxing atmosphere in your bathroom can help you start you day off on the right foot. It is important to create a mood that works for you. I grew up near the coast. I… [read more]

10 Ways to Make Your Kids’ Clothes Last Longer #stylebymethod #clevermethod

I’m a mom of three boys. As any parent of two or more same gender kids knows, it is important to make clothes last so they can be handed down.  Having to hand down to not one younger sibling, but 2 has taught me a few important tricks to help my boys clothes last longer…. [read more]

My Before and After Bedroom Closet Redo with SOFI™ Organizers

Spring cleaning time is just around the corner. To gear up for spring cleaning, I thought I’d write up a magnificent post with brilliant home organization hacks…. But, that would be worse than the blind leading the blind. I am the last person in the world that should be handing out organization advice. However, I was recently sent… [read more]

Stay Warm with the Energy Efficient NewAir AH-450B Space Heater Review

Baby It’s Cold Outside! Seriously, even here in Louisiana it has been c.o.l.d. the past few days. We run the heater in our house throughout the day, but there are two rooms in the house that stay pretty frigid.  My bedroom and my bathroom. I am seriously going to miss the bathroom heater fan when… [read more]

Homemade Vanilla Extract

  I love to bake, and every time my recipe calls for Vanilla extract, I add it as directed but it never really tastes that great. In fact I have given up on making frosting (or icing) because it tastes horrible!  I have tried different brands and I have come to the conclusion that I… [read more]

Beautiful DIY Fall Wreath Ideas for your Front Door

Autumn truly is the best time of the year! The weather is great, clothes are comfy, drinks are warm and yummy and the people are happy. (In Louisiana we just have to pretend it’s Fall and cool when it is still 80 degrees and shorts and ice are still on the menu!) Even though the Fall season encompasses… [read more]

Display Your Kids Art with this DIY Kids Art Wall

My kids are at that age when they are bringing home oodles of hand drawn masterpieces from school and creating oodles more works of art here at home.  And, if you have children then you know, hell hath no furry like your child catching you throwing anything away…ever. So I devised a cute Kids Art Wall!  Thus… [read more]

A Look at My Dream Kitchen

I’ve come a long way since my first “grown-up” kitchen. And it has been years since I began building my dream kitchen in my mind. When my husband and I were first married we moved into a tiny 500 square foot apartment.  Our apartment, a fourplex was built in the 1920’s and had hardly been… [read more]

Spring Cleaning Tips to Organize Outdoor Spaces

Now that Spring Cleaning is in full swing it is probably safe to say you’ve got your indoor spaces and appliance Spring Cleaning taken care of.  Unfortunately, organize outdoor spaces is often not much more than an afterthought.  I don’t know about you, but after all the indoor cleaning and organization I have little motivation… [read more]

6 Tutorials for Cleaning Your Appliances – Spring Cleaning How-To Guide

In the midst of all the Spring Cleaning posts it’s important not to forget some of the most important tools in your house – your appliances! Cleaning appliances is a vital part of Spring Cleaning. Did you know that your washing machine needs to be cleaned occasionally?  Or, how about that smell coming from your… [read more]

All Natural Carpet Cleaning in Utah from EcoCarpet – Review and Giveaway

Disclosure: I received the follow services for review purposes at no cost to myself. No monetary compensation was provided.  All opinions and thoughts are my own. Now that all the holidays and parties are over with and spring is slowly creeping up on us, it is time to think about the dreaded task of spring cleaning.  And, while… [read more]

Make Cleaning a Breeze with the Swiffer Bissell SteamBoost

Disclosure: I received the follow products for review purposes at no cost to myself. No monetary compensation was provided.  All opinions and thoughts are my own. I have favorite chores around the house, and I have chores that I simply hate doing.  The chores I like doing are laundry, dusting and vacuuming.  Chores I hate… [read more]

Achieve a Youthful Appearance with Bellapulse Skincare System – review and giveaway

Disclosure: I was sent the following product for review purposes. All opinions expressed are honest and are my own. If I could have one thing on my Christmas list this year it would be to stay young forever!  If you were to ask me how old I was I would tell you I am 29.  My… [read more]

8 Tips for Reducing Allergens in Your Home

Disclosure: This post is part of a sponsored conversation on behalf of Filtrete Filters by 3M. All opinions and content are my own. Allergies are my nemesis. I often lament that my husband’s and my genes seem to have created some very allergy prone children.  Our oldest child, Big B, seems to have gotten the… [read more]