V is going into preschool this fall. gulp. Last year she went to Primrose School for prekinderarten and learned so much, but I've noticed that she's loosing some of that knowledge. To my own fault we were not practicing writing letters & numbers, letter sounds and the like every day. A few weeks ago I… Continue reading Summer worksheets for the littles
I had a vision for Violets bathroom when I first saw it. I wanted it cheery, bright and I was envisioning yellow & blue. It's a small bathroom, I figured stripes would make it seem larger than it actually was. First we needed to take care of the peach walls. Violets bedroom is Star… Continue reading How To Paint Perfectly Crisp Striped Walls
I love to grill. I'll grill everything possible. Meat, fruit, veggies, I recently pinned grilled cheese, like actual cheese grilled. It's just plain good. The charred smokey taste, the ease of cleanup. It's aaaallll good. When we moved from Florida we did not bring our propane grill. It was rusted inside of the humidity and… Continue reading My Beloved Primo Grill
I love my white towels but it's no secret that after a while they get dingy. They start to discolor and look downright gross. Here's the secret to getting them looking fresh, clean and fluffy again. We will start with baking soda. Pour 1 cup into the drum or powder detergent dispenser. Set… Continue reading How To Get Your Towles White & Fresh With No Harsh Chemicals
Toddlers can be a handful. It isn't just mine right? Going to the grocery store with toddlers in tow can be a draining experience. I have found one simple thing that totally helps though! Make a grocery list for them! It keeps them focused on something and it helps them feel like a part of… Continue reading Keep Kids Busy At The Grocery Store
It's National Wine Day. As if we need a reason to drink wine? I put together a list of my favorite CHEAP wines. Cheap is the key word here, nothing over $20.00 for a bottle. I love a less sweet Resiling. My husband would drink pink moscato if I could handle it but that is… Continue reading Happy National Wine Day! My Favorite CHEAP Wines!
With memorial day weekend coming up I'm sure a lot of you are planning on having a day at the beach with family and friends. Living in Florida with kids and being a total beach bum I've figured out ways to make it easier. Apply sunscreen before you leave the house. For one, trying… Continue reading Make a beach day with kids EASY!
Get your makeup brushes & sponges clean and bacteria free by following this step by step EASY tutorial! Here are my dirty brushes & sponges....in my defense we just got back from vacation so they've gone a little longer than usual for a cleaning. You will also need a small dish with plain dish soap,… Continue reading How to clean your makeup brushes & actually get them clean!
I'm just one of those women who "puts on her face" before leaving the house everyday. I'm a total makeup and skin care junkie. I live for trips to Ulta and Sephora. I've tried more makeup products than you can imagine. I'm always on the lookout for a concealer that will cover my dark circles just… Continue reading My favorite makeup products for a gorgeous everyday look