8 Tips for Bringing Fall to Your Home

Country Living Do know want to know what my secret is for no-fail entertaining on a fall evening? Come find out, I'm over at (in)courage today sharing a little inspiration for getting your home ready for fall. … ** Read more **

I’d love to take a nap here right now.

Southern Living 2010 Lousiana Idea House Oh yes. That couch makes me want to take a nap! All velvet and cozy?  Perfect for naps. This time of year I start thinking of trading in my white slipcovers in for brown velvet. Wouldn't it be awesome to have … ** Read more **

Do you have a maid? And other Q & A’s about open shelving


After cabinet doors were removed (**Kitchen has since been UPDATED!** See the open shelves I have now) I happen to love open shelves. They might not be for everyone, but they work for me. I am not in love with my kitchen, but even little updates … ** Read more **

Activity for Kids: Pirate Scavenger Hunt

pirate day activities for kids

Need a creative and frugal activity for kids this summer? Or maybe inspiration for a fun family night or summer birthday party? Why not have a scavenger hunt? That is what our family did a few weeks ago. My husband has always loved making a fun … ** Read more **

Creative Organizing Ideas for Every Room

Country Living: Creative organizing ideas in a freestanding pantry Today we are going to find inspiration to be organized, once and for all! Yay for us! If you want to catch up on my organization series, you can find the most recent post and links … ** Read more **

Baby Steps to Organization::
Step Four: Dealing with Paper


Tips for Organizing Paper! Remember the 5 minute rule we looked at in our previous Baby Steps to Organization? That five minute rule is a great way to measure the success of your organizational system. This is especially true with paper! My paper … ** Read more **