My Favorite Nursery Organization Solution (Right Now!)

My Favorite Nursery Organization Solution (Right Now!)

When we arranged, decorated and organized Sam’s nursery back before he was born, there was really no way of knowing which elements would turn out to be duds and which would turn out to be lifesavers. Even though we had the experience of Henry’s room(s), each house and each baby is different. And since it…Continue Reading

DIY Ninjago Party Decor (Henry’s 6th Birthday Party!)

DIY Ninjago Party Decor (Henry’s 6th Birthday Party!)

A few weeks ago, we celebrated Henry’s 6th birthday! Over the years, I’ve been known to do some pretty extravagant birthday parties (Monsters, Cars, VeggieTales, Planes, and Ninja Turtles). But because of lots of different reasons (mostly, the arrival of Sam), we decided to keep things relatively easy this year and do a party with…Continue Reading

5 Ways to Cut the Cost of Removable Wallpaper

5 Ways to Cut the Cost of Removable Wallpaper

As a renter, peel-and-stick wallpaper is one of my favorite and most reliable methods for personalizing our home, covering unsightly features, and adding that dose of pattern I love so much. Removable wallpapers go up and come down with relative ease and no mess, do virtually no damage to walls, and are now available in pretty much…Continue Reading

Vinyl Stripes on the Wall in the Family Room (Walls Need Love!)

Vinyl Stripes on the Wall in the Family Room (Walls Need Love!)

The family room in our current rental has proved quite challenging for me. Not only was the layout tricky to get right (because of just a few solid walls and lots of windows), but the brown walls, brown carpet, and dated fireplace made the whole room feel dark and muddy rather than the light and…Continue Reading