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 [...]

20 Family Theme Party Ideas

By | April 17th, 2017|Fun|

Here are some fun ideas for parties you can throw that are totally family friendly and not particularly partial to gender preferences (i.e., mermaids vs. an ocean theme), and fun for [...]

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 [...]

Product Review: ImPRESS Gel Manicure

By | March 31st, 2017|Fashion, Reviews|

Hi, my name is Jenn, and I'm a nail-biter. When I get stressed, I chew. I don't know why, but once I was old enough to get a real manicure, having nice [...]

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 [...]

Fluffing the Nest: Making Your Home a Place of Rest

By | September 29th, 2016|Foundations, Home Care|

I had this idea a few months ago to write about the importance of creating a calming atmosphere in one’s home. At the time, we were living in a dark apartment [...]