Monthly Archives: September 2013

5 minute DIY: custom dry erase memo board

If you’ve read the book The 5 Love Languages, you learn about how to best show people you love them by “speaking” their love language. Maybe it’s gift giving, maybe it’s doing something for them like mowing the yard…. For my husband, he loves words of encouragement. Little notes or messages really mean a lot…

Is there a place in heaven for all the missing pacifiers?

Before I had kids I was the perfect parent. “My kids will never act like that in the grocery store.” “Seriously – you let your kid do that? in public?!” “I can’t believe your child just ate Cheetos for dinner. My kids will have balanced meals at every meal.” Well….. turns out there is no…

Don’t forget the dad! Cute (easy) baby shower gift idea for dad

We were recently invited to a couples baby shower.  My husband had the great idea to bring something for the dad. He said, “Why don’t the guys ever get anything?!” Good point, honey. Turns out, the new dad in this story had recently introduced us to a certain type of Gin.  So, it made for…

How to organize your Pantry without buying a crap load of expensive Tupperware

I am a tupperware snob, I’ll admit it. (it seriously lasts forever) But, I had to face reality that my husband was not going to let me buy an entire pantry organization system worth $1000 + . He’s cool, but not that cool. I have collected a few tupperware tubs for the pantry over the…

5 minute DIY – office organizer out of old door

My dad is remodeling and he was going to toss out this old door. I knew I could find something fun to do with it! I spray painted it and put it beside my desk in my office. As you can see, I’m using it to display pictures, etc. (ignore the other mess) Making the…

DIY Party: How to organize a simple and easy baby shower

When my best friend told me she was pregnant I busted into tears, celebrated, then immediately started planning for the baby shower! Is it just me, or does it seem like over the past few years baby showers (gender reveal parties, birthday parties, etc) have gotten SUPER outrageous?  “Ain’t nobody got time for that!”  And,…