• Building Projects,  Featured,  Food,  Monthly Round Up

    March Round Up

    Decorating Easter Cookies with Kids   My nieces unexpectedly slept over the other evening, so I planned for one of my favorite things to do with them – decorate cookies.  I’m not gonna lie, trying to manage 4 kids and a potentially messy situation can get a bit crazy!  But over time I’ve put together a few tricks to make the experience enjoyable for everyone. Make sure that each kid has their own space – I set everyone up at my island and give the two little ones stools so they can reach.  Each kid gets their own plate and their own set of cookies.  I also keep my boys…

  • Building Projects,  House,  kitchen

    Adding personality and character to your kitchen

    Welcome to part 2 of my kitchen journey!  Last post I shared some of the tricks I’ve started using to get organized so be sure to check those out if you’re looking to tame some clutter yourself – but this time I’m going to be delving into some of the tricks I’ve used to add personality and warmth to my builder grade kitchen (I even persuaded a friend to let me poke around and share some of their kitchen inspiration!) To start, let me take you back to what our kitchen looked like when we moved in.  We built our house through a builder 3 years ago in a small…