13 Cheap Ways to Make your Bathroom more Luxurious

Bathrooms are such an interesting room in the house. They can be one of the most disgusting places to be, yet the average amount of time a person spends in a bathroom during his/her lifetime is about 525,600 minutes or 1.5 years. Just knowing that makes me want to make my bathroom a luxurious place to be. The first place …

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How to Organize a Pantry

When we first moved into this house in Meridian, I couldn’t really enjoy it much. Even though it was Thanksgiving time and it was nearly the home of my dreams, pregnancy sickness got the better of me. Jim was all excitement and sadly, I often squashed that excitement with complaints. I don’t know about you, but one of the worst things …

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Finding Venues for a Major Event

BACKSTORY Jim started a travel group a few years ago that he set up on Facebook. The purpose was for him to be able to meet up with fellow photographers who were good, safe people to be with while he was traveling. Many times he found he would fly to San Francisco or the waterfalls in Oregon and would want …

Convenient Shoe Storage for Entryway!

Within arm’s reach of my entryway is a closet.  A nice closet with a shoe rack where my kiddos and husband can neatly place their shoes.  Yet, when I walk in the front door, it looks like a dumping ground for a shoe factory.  Seriously, it’s crazy! Sometimes, it’s easier to make organization easier than it is to train your …

7 Steps to Accessorize and Organize a “Do” Room

Identify the purposes of the room. This was a dream of mine since the day I got married. Perhaps it was a nesting thing, or my nonsensical love for paper, but for a long time I wanted a room that would serve several purposes – a place to do my crafty mom projects like sewing and painting; a place for …