Author: Kate

A Flooding Mess and New Wood Floors

I think I have project ADD.  I can. not. stop. myself.  We currently have the kids bathroom 3/4 the way done, the office completely out of commission, and the dining area under construction.  It is a good thing that “funds”…

My 10 Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas

As I’m anxiously awaiting my new floors in the hallway, I have been cleaning up sheet rock dust from our last project.  I tend to clean in an “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” style.  Somehow it evolved from…

Top 5 DIY Laundry Detergent Recipes

5 of the BEST DIY Laundry Detergents

5 Best Homemade Laundry Detergents I have seen so many different cleaners on Pinterest and other places that claim to work.  I have been semi- skeptical since I bought some “organic, non-chemical” laundry detergent at a farmer’s market last summer.  It…

3 Things to Look For in Window Treatments

In our new home, one of my splurges was to order shutters.  This is not one of those “DIY on a budget” things- they are expensive.  However, I want to live here a long time, and I thought it was…

Chore Magnets

          I have tried a lot of things to try to have a routine where the kids get ready in the morning and do a chore to learn responsibility and help around the house.  I feel…