1) Paper lanterns – I love the look of paper lanterns. I’ve made room for them in every home I’ve ever had. They are fresh, fun and make for great accent lighting. When placed properly, they create vertical balance in the room and add a splash of color. Years ago, the…10
She believed she could, so she did.3
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I'm a working mom of two boys always planning our next new adventure! I’m a pretty typical a-type personality, trying to find balance by enjoying beauty in the world around me and appreciating life's simple pleasures, while working hard to keep it all together.
I'm an eternal optimist, nature lover, foodie, and domestic diva. I capture candid moments with my iPhone camera and share much of what brings me joy in life on Instagram.
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My quality of life has drastically improved now that Chase has passed his sleep regression stage. He has returned to sleeping 12 hours with an 8 hour stretch and waking one or two times a night for a feed, after which he happily returns to dreamland. In celebration of this,…3
In my last post, I shared some tips on how we designed a safe and fun play space in our unfinished basement. We came up with a furniture layout and design to maximize safety. We then worked to set up lighting that would be both functional for how the space…9
Stage 1 – Fatigue – You start to feel tired…the kind of tired that makes it hard to drag yourself out of bed in the morning Stage 2 – Loss of Motivation – You no longer have the motivation to accomplish the normal things you do each day i.e. personal…5
I realized this week that I just cannot do it all, so I will choose to do what I can fabulously.3
We’ve been having fun with kitchen play lately. I love that kitchen experiments inspire curiosity, learning through sensory play all while developing an early interest in science. Check out our latest experiment: Making Rain Clouds! What You Need: Clear cups Measuring cup Water Food coloring Shaving cream (not the gel…15