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Tips to Teach Kids Laundry Skills

Tips to Teach Kids Laundry Skills

What is loads of fun and never ends? Laundry! Just kidding about the fun part. Doing laundry does seem to take up quite a bit of time within mommy life. Here are some tips to help young kids get involved with the family laundry routine.

6 Common Insects that are Good for Your Garden

6 Common Insects that are Good for Your Garden

When you see bugs in your flower bed or vegetable patch, don’t be too hasty to reach for the pesticide. You may be surprised to know that many insects are beneficial for your garden. Here’s a rundown of some of the most garden-friendly insects.

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.

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

Mommy Life comes with lots of laundry! I like using natural laundry products that are safe for my family and effective at removing stains left by messy kids. See what we thought of Molly’s Suds laundry products and try out our fun homemade fingerpaint activity for kids!

Clean with Lemon + Keep Produce Fresh

Clean with Lemon + Keep Produce Fresh

Easily keep your kitchen organized and clean with a few simple tips. Did you know that much of the grease and grime that builds up in a kitchen can be removed with a natural cleaner such as fresh lemon? The natural acidity found in lemon is ideal for cleaning grimy cooking surfaces, deodorizing refrigerator odors, and even freshening up your sink drain. You can easily keep your lemons and other produce fresh in Rubbermaid FreshWorks storage containers, designed to maximize the life of fresh produce. I’m excited to share how!
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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.

Family Fun at New Leaf Nursery Fall Festival

Family Fun at New Leaf Nursery Fall Festival

Today we had lots of fun at the New Leaf Nursery fall festival! This Coeur d’Alene nursery offered plenty of free things to do; a petting zoo, a hay bale maze, rock painting and beautiful fall flowers to view.

Family Tour of Moon Valley Organics Farm

Family Tour of Moon Valley Organics Farm

How fun would it be to visit a local farm that makes amazing herbal skincare products and supports sustainability within the community? We had the chance to do just that and visit the Moon Valley Organics farm in Deming, Washington.

Flowers To Plant in the Fall

Flowers To Plant in the Fall

This year I wanted to refresh our flowers after a long summer. Our yard was full of summer blooms this year; wild roses, peonies, honeysuckle, lavender, and rhododendrons. After the colorful summer, I felt like our yard needed a little something extra as we entered the cooler fall weather. Quite a few plants and flowers are ideal for planting in the fall to give your home and lawn a little more color.

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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.

Homemade Natural Fabric Softener And Mommy Friendly Fashion

Homemade Natural Fabric Softener And Mommy Friendly Fashion

As a busy mom of littles it’s hard to find time to shop or keep up with fashion trends but recently I found an easy and affordable way to stay fashionable.

Mermaid Bedroom Redesign & Awesome Bunk Bed Solutions

Mermaid Bedroom Redesign & Awesome Bunk Bed Solutions

I’m excited to share our fun kids’ mermaid themed room with you complete with mermaid dress up trunk, mermaid pennant banner and bunk bed friendly bed sheets!

Easy & Modern DIY Canvas Rugs

Easy & Modern DIY Canvas Rugs

A modern rug can transform a room and provide a pop of color or artsy conversation piece at the same time. Painter’s drop cloth is an amazing material you can use to make your own custom canvas rug. If you have wood floors, a chic rug easily makes a room feel more cozy too! These inspiring DIY canvas rug designs will make you want to design a rug for your home too!
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9 Creative Herb Garden Ideas

9 Creative Herb Garden Ideas

Everyone can easily have a backyard herb garden. These inspiring ideas for crafting your own unique herb garden can be customized for your yard or patio orientation, available space and gardening ambitions.