If you dread going to sleep at night, your outdated bedroom may be to blame. Create a spa bedroom update on a budget and freshen your look with this quick and easy DIY idea you can use from dorm room to Master Suite. From planets to Paris to wall-sized plants, over the years, I’ve exhausted […]
Launching children can be an overwhelming and emotional process, one that threatens to derail even the best of us. Here’s a plan to get to the other side of this season by rediscovering our purpose and breaking the overwhelm into small, joy-filled steps.
This is a shout-out to my fellow empty nest moms who have navigated the first semester of kids in college or gone from home. Woot woot! We’ve almost made it through the year, no small accomplishment. Spring break is just days away for my college-age kids, and I need to let you in on a […]
My husband and I are recent empty-nesters. When our youngest settled into college life, our plan to downsize kicked into high gear. First on my list was styling our home to sell, and that meant bringing the “wow” factor to every area of the house-even the closets. While I’ll never know for sure, I’m guessing […]
First let me say, there are so many perks of downsizing. We went from a 6 bed, 3.5 bath home to a 3 bed 2.5 bath “cottage” and are loving it! If you are wondering if this should be your next move, I strongly encourage you to take the plunge. Because our family home was […]
Although I haven’t darkened the doors of a baby furniture store in quite a few years, all I have to do is look in my closet to bring back the memory of shopping for our first child’s nursery. It was a truly magical time of dreaming how our lives would be with our darling newborn, […]
In search of the elusive date night, my husband and I have had many a fail. Some of these tricky evenings have ended in a fight or, worse, failed to get off the ground- with one of us refusing to participate before we even left the house. The culprits in these date night grievances? Unrealistic […]
“To have children is to have your heart walking around outside your body.” Whoever said this clearly understood my feelings when we hauled our youngest off to her dorm and waved goodbye. Saying goodbye The transition was unexpectedly gut wrenching for me. Since we live in the same town where my daughter attends college, I […]