We moved into a new house in July. Our home has a more modern boho minimalist feel. That being said - our nursey was not. Our nursey started off as a hodgepodge of pink here and there and baby items...
Feeling stressed? Need an endorphin rush? You could go for a run. Or out for a great dinner (super likely, right now). Maybe you could wipe out Target’s chocolate stash. Or you could try my no-cost, pandemic-safe, minimal-time-required advice: read...
Hey 2021! So good to see you! If any of you are like me, we spent a good part of 2020 adjusting to new routines and lots more family and home time. 2020 was tumultuous but also a time...
You may remember that during the summer of 2020 TikTok was inundated with videos about laundry stripping.  I tried it, mainly because I happened to have all the ingredients and lots of time on my hands. What is laundry...
In 2017, I stepped away from a pretty high paying job for the age of 26. Leaving that income meant selling our house and living what you would say minimally. But it was what we needed.  We had completely reset...
Every other Thursday morning, I sit in a patterned turquoise chair working on my laptop while my son Alex, an active 9-year-old with balance issues, navigates a swinging obstacle course, bounces balls two at a time, and plays board...
Nothing is worse than home upgrades that take weeks upon weeks to complete and leave the house a total disaster. After all, the point of home upgrades is to make things look better, right? Larger upgrades like new appliances,...
With each passing day, we inch closer and closer to Santa soaring through the sky to deliver goodies to all the good boys and girls across the metro! The holidays can often be a time of added stress (all...
Fall in the Midwest is ideal for preparing your lawn and landscape for the winter season. So what can you do now to prepare for next year? Read on to find out! Lawn Care Experts agree, fertilizing in the fall will...
It’s hard to imagine ever forgetting what life is like right now: the stresses, the challenges, a new normal that evolves daily, the fleeting joys, the endlessness of it all. But, and I say this with every ounce of hope...

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Water Safety Tips Could Save a Life

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May is National Water Safety Awareness Month. As we head to pool and beach season, it’s the perfect time for all families and caregivers...
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