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Super Cute DIY Fall Decorating Ideas

Super Cute DIY Fall Decorating Ideas

Fall is a great time to decorate your home to get ready for hosting friends and making family memories. These super cute decorating ideas can be customized to fit any style and available space!

How to Deal with Five Things Commonly Stained by Kids

How to Deal with Five Things Commonly Stained by Kids

As anyone with kids knows, they can be a mess. Here are five things commonly stained by kids and how you can deal with them.

6 Upgrades for a More Comfortable Home

6 Upgrades for a More Comfortable Home

Enjoying a comfortable home requires keeping your house cool in summer and warm in winter. It’s also important that your family is breathing good quality air. These tips can help you maintain the right temperature and humidity of the air inside your house, improving the living conditions for everyone.
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5 Commonly Overlooked Household Cleaning Responsibilities

5 Commonly Overlooked Household Cleaning Responsibilities

A mom’s house cleaning routine usually includes vacuuming, wiping countertops and cleaning the bathroom. These five cleaning tasks are often overlooked but are just as important to maintain a happy and healthy home. 

4 Smart Installations to Keep Your Home Safe While You’re Away

4 Smart Installations to Keep Your Home Safe While You’re Away

It’s easy to keep your house secure when you leave home for an extended trip. These simple ideas and devices will help you make sure your home is safe and in good condition when you return.

Tips to Manage Endless Laundry

Tips to Manage Endless Laundry

Does anyone disagree that laundry can seem like an endless task? I used to wash our laundry casually but now with 3 kids I’ve found I need to pick a schedule to wash, dry and fold our laundry. Here are some tips to manage your endless laundry routine and keep your family from running out of clothes.
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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

Refresh Kids’ Bedrooms with Color

Refresh Kids’ Bedrooms with Color

I enjoy cleaning up our home each season and freshening up some of our decor. It’s easy to inexpensively brighten up kids’ bedrooms with a few pops of color.

Cozy Year-Round Family Basics & Organizing Tips

Cozy Year-Round Family Basics & Organizing Tips

Are you ready for a new year? After the holidays, I often work on getting my house in order. It’s also fun to stock up on stylish essentials such as buying colorful socks! Here are some of my family’s go-to basics that are helpful year round!

Gorgeous & High Quality Bedroom Basics

Gorgeous & High Quality Bedroom Basics

Mommy life can throw all sorts of curved balls my way. After a busy day filled with teaching and training my kids, cleaning up messes, washing dishes and doing laundry, the best remedy is usually a good night’s sleep. High quality bed sheets can make all the difference for restful slumber. PeachSkinSheets have become a new favorite in our home; the soft textures and high quality materials are noticeably different. After using these bed sheets for a few weeks I swapped them out with one of our other sheet sets for washing and I missed our PeachSkinSheets right away!

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

Comfy Nights with Tuft & Needle

Comfy Nights with Tuft & Needle

It can be hard to find the perfect mattress. Tuft & Needle seems to have thought of everything with their mattress that provides lofty support. This mattress comes in a box and ships through the mail with Free Shipping and a 100-Night Sleep Trial!

How to Make DIY Apple Candles for Fall

How to Make DIY Apple Candles for Fall

Whip up gorgeous holiday accents in minutes with these easy DIY apple candles! All you need is a handful of pretty apples and small tea lights. Apple candles are such a festive addition to your fall decorations!

How to Naturally Wash Laundry for Messy Kids

How to Naturally Wash Laundry for Messy Kids

Moms know all about laundry. If nothing else, doing laundry is a regular task that we try to fit into our weekly routine. Laundry can also be a science, with tons of tips available about how to best wash laundry, remove stains from kids’ outfits, and even limit wear on clothing from regular washing. I like using natural laundry products such as Molly’s Suds and I try to regularly schedule doing the laundry at our house. I can’t do laundry every day and no one likes running out of clean clothes. Molly’s Suds helps our family stay clean and go green by using Eco-friendly laundry detergent.

This post is written on behalf of Molly’s Suds. All opinions are my own.

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

Clean with Lemon + Keep Produce Fresh

Clean with Lemon + Keep Produce Fresh

Fresh lemon is a great basic kitchen essential for cooking and Eco-friendly cleaning — the natural acidity found in lemon is tangy and ideal for degreasing! Plus, keep lemons fresh and delicious in Rubbermaid FreshWorks produce containers.

Best DIY Pencil Cup Ideas

Best DIY Pencil Cup Ideas

These super creative DIY pencil cups take desk accessories to an entirely new level, made from soup cans, mason jars, crayons, license plates and felt!

Simple DIY Pumpkin Planter & Fall Decor

Simple DIY Pumpkin Planter & Fall Decor

A DIY pumpkin flower pot is a beautiful and creative fall decoration, perfect to accent a buffet table or holiday party.  You can also use this pumpkin planter to decorate your front porch with fall blooms. If you want to design a long-lasting pumpkin planter, you could even use one of those carvable artificial pumpkins! See our easy steps for making your own pumpkin flower pot + other gorgeous fall decorating ideas!

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.