Elegant DIY Ideas for the Dining Room

New year, new home? There's nothing like a little refresh to inspire you for the new year. Just a simple DIY project and have a huge impact on your space - you can really do a lot for not too much time or money. DIY Primitive Dinning Room Table from craftsmandrive.com Progress Report: … [Read more...]

Natural Ways to Clean Your Oven

As we try to move towards more natural products in our home, I was thrilled to learn that there are other ways to clean your oven other than the toxic spray you are used to having to use. I have found success cleaning my oven using two different natural methods and neither of left me high, … [Read more...]

Seize the Day – Not the Stains – With OxiClean™ White Revive™ Stain Remover

This post was sponsored by the Maker of OxiClean™ through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about their White Revive™ Laundry Stain Remover, all opinions are my own.  Every day during the summer, my son comes home looking like this. I literally … [Read more...]

Tips for the Perfect Beach Day

Living here on the coast of New England, we've quickly become masters of the Beach Day. We have a great beach about two miles from our house on the bay, but if we want the waves, we have to drive down to Newport and make a day of it! After a few false starts ("What do you mean you forgot your … [Read more...]

Net Nanny: My Secret Weapon to Monitor my Tweens Online

You don't have to go far to find shocking statistics about kids and the internet! 82% of children are exposed to inappropriate content before age 11 43% of teens were victims of cyberbullying in the past year Over 50% off kids, between the age of 10-17, have posted risky comments or … [Read more...]

25 Boozy Summer Cocktails

Its almost summer! Put away that red wine, pull up a chair around the fire pit and sip on a summer cocktail! 1. Mango Rum Spritzer Cocktail | Source: Organized Island 2. Sangria | Source: My Turn for Us 3. White Peach Sangria with Raspberries and Nectarines | Source: Not Just Paper & … [Read more...]

Get a Perfect Night’s Sleep with Perfect Linens!

After a few years under my belt, I firmly believe that some things in life are splurge worthy. And I’m very picky about what I will splurge on. One great decorating philosophy I just love is that the closer something is to your body, the better it should be.  This argues for fine sheets and cheap … [Read more...]

20 Camping Essentials Under $50

In our house, we're getting ready for camping season! We're going through our camping gear, making sure everything is in good shape and replacing what we need to. Meanwhile, I've found some killer deals that I have to share! Tents: Semoo Waterproof 2-3 Person Tent -- $49.99 Happy … [Read more...]

Adding a Hint of Luxury to your Bedroom

I'm redoing our bedroom...in my head and on my Pinterest board.  Since I still need to redo my son's room, our sunroom and a few bathrooms before my husband will even think of letting me touch our bedroom again (it was the first room redone when we purchased our house four years ago).  But hey...a … [Read more...]