Family, holidays, Kids, Shopping, Style, Uncategorized

A Guide to Last Minute Gift Giving

If you’re where I am this year, then you’ve only got gifts for half the folks on your list, and are currently in a cold sweat dreading a trip to the local mall. Never fear, here are some gift ideas that avoid the mall. Though you still may get into a fight over a parking… Continue reading A Guide to Last Minute Gift Giving

Decorating, Home Improvement, Money savers, Shopping, Style, Uncategorized

Opalhouse Finds

Target's gone and done it again: given me yet another reason to go and drop a few of my hard-earned dollars at their retail sites. Opalhouse, Target's new home decor line launched on April 8, and I'm loving it. This new brand is one that to me is reminiscent of Anthropologie and Pier 1, but… Continue reading Opalhouse Finds

Home Improvement, Kids, Organization, Shopping, Style, Uncategorized

Closet organization by Emily

Over the weekend, we tackled the daunting task of organizing the kids' closets.  Both closets- one a built in closet in the girls' room, and in the boys' an Ikea wardrobe- are small with some though not enough shelving. Of course, the biggest issue is that the kids don't put things where they belong.  And… Continue reading Closet organization by Emily

Organization, Uncategorized

Random closet organization

Something that bugs me on a fairly consistent basis is our hallway coat closet.  It's a tiny 2' x 2' storage area, but as our home is only 930 square feet, and there are only two small closets outside the bedrooms, every bit of storage space helps. This particular closet is in the hall connecting the bedrooms… Continue reading Random closet organization