How To Turn Your Master Bedroom Into A Romantic Retreat

How To Turn Your Master Bedroom Into A Romantic Retreat

What’s your favorite part of being on vacation? (Besides not having to cook). I’m willing to bet it’s the accommodations. If you are fortunate enough to have spent any length of time in a luxury resort (or even a modest hotel), you (and your partner) likely noticed an increase in romance as soon as you […]

How to Declutter and Deep Clean your Kitchen in One Weekend or Less

How to Declutter and Deep Clean your Kitchen in One Weekend or Less

Do you hate cooking meals for your family in your kitchen? Is it because your kitchen is so cluttered that you have a difficult time locating the items you need to prepare a decent meal? Maybe your kitchen is so grimy, that you don’t want to enter it, let alone stay in it long enough […]

Why We’ve Decided to Sell Our House And Live In a Trailer

Why We’ve Decided to Sell Our House And Live In a Trailer

I’ve been known to be a bit impulsive at times. More than once I’ve lived to regret a hasty decision I’ve made. But not this time. My husband and I have put a lot of thought into this decision and we plan to follow through with it no matter what. You see, we’ve decided to […]

Letting Go of Other People’s Stuff: How to Declutter Family Heirlooms

Letting Go of Other People’s Stuff: How to Declutter Family Heirlooms

Aunt Ada’s 24-piece floral tea set, Great-Uncle Bill’s rusty old tool collection, Grandma Bessie’s antique china cabinet. Sounds like you may be holding onto other people’s stuff. Nevermind the fact that you don’t drink tea (and you hate floral patterns). You’re not the least bit handy (i.e. you couldn’t use a wrench to save your […]

No Knick Knacks Allowed: 6 Reasons I’ve Banned Tchotchkes From My Home

No Knick Knacks Allowed: 6 Reasons I’ve Banned Tchotchkes From My Home

Knick knacks, trinkets, baubles, figurines, tchotchkes, whatever you call them; they are no longer welcome in my house. I have enacted a strict “No Knick Knacks Allowed Policy”. Violators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. If a knick knack dares to trespass on my property, it will be donated, sold, or […]

How We Homeschool Without Books

How We Homeschool Without Books

Some homeschool families prefer to dedicate an entire room (or floor) of their home to their homeschool treasures. When you walk into their homeschool rooms, you’ll likely see maps and educational posters on the walls, and books. Lots and lots of books. Our family is a little different. In fact, when you enter our (small) […]