Category Archives: DIY

A prescription for OCD – organizing the medicine cabinet

UPDATE: I’ve embedded the PDF at the bottom of the post for easy downloading. Seems there actually are quite a few of you as obsessive as me. —————- From past posts, you know I like some good organizing. Labels are … Continue reading

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Grilling a good time

Keeping to my favorite dinner plan – making guests cook their own dinner – we tested out making your own pizzas on the grill this weekend. While our previous two DIY attempts (grilled cheese and sliders) were bigger parties, we … Continue reading

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Pre-baby organization challenge #5: All the other little things

Project #1: Paint can clean-up, Project #2: Lining up the table linens, Project #3: Marking up the craft boxes, Project #4: Framing moments Linen closet labels…since it seems to be too difficult for my hubby to figure out where to … Continue reading

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Wrap it up

With the baby countdown underway, and doctor’s orders to lay low,  there’s not a whole lot I can do this week. How to keep myself entertained? Present wrapping. Since I know I’ll be in a baby fog and not the … Continue reading

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Pre-baby organization challenge #4: Framing moments

Project #1: Paint can clean-up, Project #2: Lining up the table linens, Project #3: Marking up the craft boxes From this…                                                             to this… Now that a new baby is almost here, I’ve been wanting to turn the big girl’s room … Continue reading

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Pre-baby organization challenge: Marking up the craft boxes

Project #1: Paint can clean-up Project #2: Lining up the table linens Project #3: Marking up the craft boxes From this…                                                             to this… Now that my little kiddo is getting big and into her creative side – although still finds … Continue reading

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Pre-baby organization challenge: Lining up the table linens

Project #1: Paint can clean-up Project #2: Lining up the table linens From this…                                                             to this… Since our guest room is turning into a second nursery, and because we generally need more storage, we decided to dump a rarely used … Continue reading

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Pre-baby organization challenge: Paint can clean-up

Baby girl #2 will be here in under 4 weeks. Since we’re nowhere near ready for this bundle of joy, I stopped working last week to give time to prep. And that means lots of reorg’ing the house, which I … Continue reading

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DIY: Thinking green

There’s something about having a kiddo in the house that makes celebrating holidays even more fun, especially the really weird why-do-we-still-celebrate-that ones. Want to get a little into the green spirit for St. Patty’s Day? Here’s a freebie for you: … Continue reading

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DIY: Garden labels

When we moved into our house, there was a terrible eyesore of a shed in the backyard. After tearing it down, we replaced it with two large vegetable boxes, something that I’d admired in so many California gardens. What could … Continue reading

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