Practically Creative Living: The Bean Family

By | April 27th, 2017|Community, Featured Guests, Foundations, Home Care, Lifestyle|

This month, we had the opportunity to get away from city life and visit our dear friends on the island of Kauai. We had been talking with them for months [...]

Lumberjack Theme Party

By | April 16th, 2017|Fun|

I never thought I liked party planning. Then I learned to use Pinterest as a tool for inspiration instead of a standard of excellence. Sharing ideas is one of the main [...]

DIY Wall Mounted Rack

By | April 14th, 2017|Featured Guests, Home Care|

If you've ever rented a living space, you may be familiar with the limited options for utilizing wall space. Our rental contract prohibits holes in the wall, so it challenged me [...]

Fashion Feature: Cynthia Chavez with Ruby Blleu

By | March 1st, 2017|Fashion, Fashion, Featured Guests|

When you're a mama of five kids, you've got to be somewhat creative...groceries, playdates, bedtime, and sometimes clothes. Hand-me-downs, yard sales, and thrift stores are huge budget-savers! That's where this mama [...]

DIY: Repurposed Sweatshirt

By | January 17th, 2017|Home Care|

Last month, I was sifting through my closet to see what I could purge before the new year. I had often passed up my college sweatshirt for the Salvation Army pile, [...]

How to Recycle Your Christmas Cards

By | December 26th, 2016|Seasonal|

I love to wake up every morning, walk into the kitchen to make coffee, and stare at my clothesline of Christmas Cards. And every morning I feel bad for not pulling [...]

DIY – Upholstered Piano Bench

By | November 21st, 2016|Home Care|

I love a good deal, but I love even more when I find things for free. Where we live, people place their unwanted household items out on the sidewalk in front [...]

Home Décor for a Not-So-Scary Halloween

By | October 15th, 2016|Seasonal|

I love the fall. Even though in my neck of the woods there are no visible signs of the seasons changing, I like to pretend I can see leaves falling, and [...]

DIY Home: Rustic Dining Table

By | September 9th, 2016|Home Care|

Living in Hawaii, we make friends with folks who will most likely end up moving back to one of the mainland states. That is how we acquired this beautiful dining room [...]

DIY Home: Pretty Patio Set

By | September 9th, 2016|Home Care|

Patio sets are always fun pieces to have for enjoying the outdoors. We bought this wrought iron set a few years ago along with four chairs. When we lived in a [...]