Have you noticed all of the 'jungle' themed home decor ? I know it's not wild to see in the summer time but I feel like the tropical theme is being seen more than ever before...What do you think of this jungle trend?
It definitely makes a statement in any room. It makes me think of a vintage tropical hotel. It's a bold print in vibrant tones but if used correctly it won't be over the top.
My favourite 'jungle' theme…
Added by Kristi Blok on July 5, 2017 at 8:58am — No Comments
Of all the tweaks you can make around your house to change the way you feel, few can be simpler or more effective than the addition of a houseplant. Yet many folk shy away from committing to that ‘potted pet’ because, to the uninitiated, the pot plant may not seem simple at all.
While of course, if you are a horticultural expert or bonsai specialist, you can…Continue
Added by Marilyn on July 4, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments
Yes! The thrift gods really smiled down on me this time. Featured in this post: vintage Lacoste, vintage Peter Max, & a pair of leather Pikolinos shoes. The profit-- not too shabby!
Vintage Children's Lacoste Belts
Purchased at: Goodwill Retail
Purchase Price: $0.99/belt
Sold for: $10 for the lot
Added by Takiela Langley on July 2, 2017 at 11:46am — No Comments
There are many women who have decided willingly or unwillingly to settle down and have a family. This also means that they put an end to their career lives and have no source of income. They are responsible for taking care of the house and family and have to depend on their husband’s financially. This has caused a lot of stir for the new generation moms who like being financially independent.
Taking care of the house is no doubt, the…Continue
Added by Hoa Giusti on June 1, 2017 at 4:35am — No Comments
A family home is a massive and complex machine. From stubborn windows, to uncleanable ovens, to attics that refuse to clear themselves out, it’s a miracle that your house remains operational. But without a little attention here and there, things can get out of hand – and ultimately more expensive to deal with.
A sagging gate that won’t close
Gravity takes its toll on garden gates over the years, and eventually the business-end…Continue
Added by Marilyn on May 30, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments
I've talked before about how my brain is compartmentalized. I have a hard time moving between work and family life without a transition period in between (which is why I've been able to make my peace with traffic).…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on May 24, 2017 at 6:47am — No Comments
My husband and I had the Grievance meeting in February regarding the death of our twin daughter Aminah. We showed up at a church in Webster Grooves, Missouri. At first I was wondering why the meeting was being held in a church but I went ahead with it and met the midwife in…Continue
Added by Andrea McGhee on May 15, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments
Standing in Aminah’s room the door slowly opened and a head peeked through. There
was a Blondie lady standing in between the door smiling asking permission to come in. As
I gave her permission to move forward, she stepped in and shut the large door behind her.
She introduced herself as the nurse photographer. She walked over to me with a camera
around her neck and a bright red folder. She pulled a chair for me to…
Added by Andrea McGhee on May 14, 2017 at 7:47pm — No Comments
Added by Andrea McGhee on May 14, 2017 at 7:30pm — No Comments
It doesn’t matter how big your house is – pretty much everyone thinks they could use a bit more space. Everyone you know talks about how they need to have a major clear out ‘soon’. And everyone gets exasperated at least once a day when tripping over something that should have been tidied away… if only there was room.…Continue
Added by Marilyn on May 14, 2017 at 11:36am — No Comments
Added by Melissa Tylor on May 4, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments
I recently had a very unique situation in my life: My husband and son were gone for the weekend (a camping trip for cub scouts), and I would be alone. This situation - as most Moms will attest - is rare. It is very rare to have the house to yourself for an entire weekend.…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on April 26, 2017 at 7:02am — No Comments
I really, really miss our cats. They have both moved on from us, and I still find myself missing their presence in our lives. I know my son misses them (well, the one he can remember), as he occasionally sings me a song about her and how sweet she was.…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on April 19, 2017 at 6:24am — No Comments
Not something I usually do, but I came across something I was eager to share!
I like Chinese food, but I haven't had food from a neighborhood Chinese restaurant in years. The closest I've come to enjoying some was going to P.F. Chang's last year, but it still doesn't compare. So I have been getting my fix of egg rolls from the Publix…
Added by Ronda on April 14, 2017 at 3:13pm — No Comments
It can be tough to balance career and family if you're a young mother. You may have left your current position to become a mom, and are looking for work that will both bring in some money and keep you busy. Fortunately, there are some really awesome ways for moms to make…Continue
Certain home improvements make you feel more comfortable. Others are practical and add value to your home. Updating your windows does all of the above and more. Consider basic tips for choosing new windows for you home.
What Style is Your Home?
Take note of the style of…Continue
Added by Stacey Doyle on March 6, 2017 at 1:32am — No Comments
Giving birth, whether naturally or by C-section, takes a toll on a woman’s body and sometimes her mind. Having to go back to work within weeks or 3 months of giving birth does not allow a family the time to adapt and bond with their new addition. Unfortunately, in the United States returning to work within 3 months of having a child is the norm and for most families a must. Other families run into the hard situation where both parent’s need to work to support the family, but child care costs…Continue
Added by Rachel barry on February 11, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Burglars often target homes in residential neighborhoods in hopes of obtaining valuables including money, jewelry, and electronics. Your home can easily become a target for shady characters hoping to make an easy buck. Encounters with thieves and burglars can potentially be violent and endanger your…Continue
Added by Rachael Murphey on February 3, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments
It's a classic scenario for many of us. The husband is at work, the kids are sleeping peacefully in bed, and we are doing some late night blogging. Suddenly, we hear a noise outside. Could it be a possible intruder and what will we do if this person tries to get in? Consider these simple ways to deter…Continue
Added by Stacey Doyle on January 31, 2017 at 6:21pm — No Comments
“There’s security in bricks and mortar,” my Dad said to me when I was buying my first house, many years ago, and the phrase is still as true today. As was pointed out to me, if you rent forever the place is never your own, and the owner of the property continues to be paid, however the money on a mortgage will decline, and…Continue
Added by Susan Keefe on January 25, 2017 at 12:41pm — No Comments