I’m a HUGE DIY fan. Let me repeat, I’m a HUGE DIY fan. If there’s even the SLIGHTEST chance that I can make something on my own cheaper instead of buying, I do it without hesitation. Now that’s not to say that all my DIY endeavors turn out successfully though. I’ve got enough Pinterest Fails to fill this blog with posts for years to come. Yet, when DIYing, I always remember to keep my expectations a little…

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At the time I’m writing this post, while it’s just the beginning of October, there’s only 12 weeks until Christmas! And I’m finally getting around to thinking about Halloween … costumes, decorations and candy! Each year, I typically only ‘think’ about Halloween decorations, rarely put anything up. Partially because Halloween kind of creeps up on me each year (no pun intended!), partially because I’m not a huge fan of the orange colored decorations. While store…

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Due to popular demand I’m sharing all our favorite organizing solutions with you! It seems like there’s SO many products to purchase everywhere we look. We’re constantly bombarded with the option to BUY. How do we really know what’s the best product out there?  Too many times I’ve bought something assuming it would make my life easier only to discover the opposite to happen. Ugh. #OrganizingFail. So I rounded up the best solutions I’ve found over…

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I always see so many creative and gorgeous pumpkin decorating ideas on Pinterest each fall. I promise myself that THIS is the year I’m going to decorate for Halloween. Then before I know it, it’s already Thanksgiving and I’m panicking to ensure I get my Christmas decorations up in time. Although I will not be CARVING pumpkins this year, I WILL make sure to decorate. I found my top 10 favorite ideas for decorating pumpkins, big…

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From my dad 🙂 For the last 20 years or so he’s averaged about 100 flights a year. Last time he was up to Seattle visiting (adding another flight to his annual total!), he gave me the scoop on his best tips to make air travel easier. Top Airline Tips From a Seasoned Traveler  1 Get TSA pre-check if you can afford it. It allows you to go through a special (read: quicker) line at the…

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FormulaForHappiness #GerberTarget #CollectiveBias Expecting a baby??? Then you know there’s a LOT of preparation needed! You’ve likely gotten all the fun stuff done (picking out adorable baby clothes, having your showers). You’d done all the practical tasks (putting together the crib, installing the car seat). Now here’s some things you might not have thought of yet. I reached…

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This post was sponsored by Chime as part of an Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. We all know that we SHOULD get our finances organized, but the longer we wait the harder the task is. It always SEEMS  like the perfect New Years resolution. Yet the average New Years resolution lasts only 11 days. What about when the school year ends and life slows down a bit? That will be…

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Each month I’m taking on a common organization challenge and tackling it with a thrift store item. I’m here to prove that organizing doesn’t always have to be expensive. All it takes is a little patience, DIYing and a great thrift store find! This month we’re tackling all electronic hair products with  ||| Hair Dryer Storage ||| As a lover of affordable solutions of ANY kind, I’ve paired up with 19 extremely talented bloggers to bring you our monthly Thrift…

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