My First Whole Room Interior Design Challenge

I reused items we already had including a college dorm chair, but made it extra comfy and in style with a DIY midnight blue velvet re-cover job. The nesting shelves were from my son’s old nursery (which had been in a box for 6 years because we kept moving and they were a pain to…

Is Boredom why Your Kids are Squabbling this Summer?

How’s your summer going, parents?  Staying sane and happy? It’s been a bit over a week since we got back from vacation, and I am still trying to get the laundry under control…But at least it’s off the couch today! When a mom’s got work to do, there’s nothing so irksome as squabbling kiddos, eh?! As…

A Year in Review

Here’s my recap of the year…plus my little acrylic cardinal in a gum tree painting I did (referencing a photograph I took some years ago to give as a gift this year.) How can it already be the tail-end of 2017? This year was full of changes galore! Aim resolved to ditch coffee at the…