I love my messy house, said no one ever. This is my one solution to keep our house clutter free! I try to keep our place free of unnecessary house clutter laying around, putting things back where they belong when I’m finished and keeping organized. Yet, when I look around, I always find one or two small things that need to go back to its place. Walking up 3 flights of stairs in our townhouse to put…

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After realizing that my fantasy of having Real Housewives Yolanda Foster’s fridge was never going to happen, I decided that mine needed a serious cleaning and reorganization. My current situation was a fridge with no extra room, lots of expired food, and all the wrong containers. We even had an empty 6 pack beer holder in the fridge while the individual cans were scattered throughout. So here’s my way to organize a refrigerator …. Yolanda style. I’m pretty…

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Anytime I bring a homemade food item over to a party, I panic that no one is going to eat it. In fact, I’m typically the one having 5 servings of my dish just to make it appear popular (and edible). On the contrary, one of my best friends Alison is a not only a natural host but an amazing cook as well. She makes it all appear effortless as she’s opening her oven pulling…

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I love the idea of adding design with function since I try to keep to a more minimal decor style. That’s why having decorative diy coasters is right up my alley. And a DIY? Well that’s something I couldn’t resist. I found these coasters at Goodwill (for $2!!), although you could start from scratch using cork board or white bath tiles. SUPPLIES Coaster material (whether old coaster or cork board or bath tiles) Painters tape Clear protecting…

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Because this Fast Fix Friday is SO fast, there’s two today! Homemade Streak Free Window Cleaner AND an All-Purpose Cleaner I like these not only because it’s so easy & cheap, but also I LOVE the idea of matching labeled spray bottles instead of different shaped ones regular cleaning sprays come in (more on that at the end of the post). Streak Free Window Cleaner 2 cups water 1/4 cup vinegar 1 tsp. blue Dawn dish soap (I’ve used…

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