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The grey and yellow nursery

My friend, Lindsey, is expecting her second son later this fall, and she just finished the most INCREDIBLE grey and yellow nursery for him. I’m obsessed with it!   Lindsey’s also keeping the room suitable for guests, so it has a double bed to…

The impatient girl’s guide to chevron walls in a single evening

I’m kind of an OC person when it comes to certain things — like hanging the bathmat over the edge of the tub so it dries, or not going to bed if there are dishes in the sink, or organizing the kids’ clothes in…

How to make Cougar Town-inspired "EAT" letters

Happy Holiday Monday, lovely readers!   I know I owe you posts on D’s tube surgery and on my Weight Watchers progress, but since it’s a holiday, here is a fluffy and fun little post about a recent craft project …   ***  …

I have a little label problem

On Tuesday you saw the closet dividers I made for D’s closet, yesterday we toured my master bedroom closet, and today we’re moving onto the linen closet. Uh, hooray for closets? Sorry for boring you? If anyone is still reading, maybe you also get…

Cleaning out my closet

My closet had been pretty organized since we moved into our House of Dreams back in October, but slowwwwly, slowwwly … things started to go awry … It was a jumble of clothes. A clothing explosion, if you will. And see that big overflowing basket near the…

Easy closet dividers

Another quickie project I did last week was to make some closet dividers for D’s room.   Although two-year-olds don’t put their own clothes away, my O.C. tendencies would get the best of me when someone else (Darling Husband, my mom, etc.) would mix…

It’s the little things

Five little things that are bugging me on this Monday morning: My frizzy hair. This heat wave has not been kind to my ‘do. That, and the fact that I haven’t been taking the time to blow-dry or straighten it. House flies. We have…

Bin there, done that — binnin’ it better this time

When I was pregnant the first time around (with Baby Boy — now known as the Toddler of Terror), I thought I was being very organized. I had all his 0-3 month clothes stored in baskets beneath his changing table — he didn’t actually…

Dear husbands of the world …

Dear husbands of the world … Want to know the secret to a pregnant woman’s heart? And it doesn’t even involve taking her out to a restaurant or bringing home tea biscuits, Snickers bars, and potato chips from the grocery store? OK, I’ll tell…

Wordless Wednesday: Our baby girl’s nursery tour!

P.S. Take a look back at Baby Boy‘s nursery in our condo here, back when he was a tiny little thing. Try to pick out all the items we’ve reused in our little girl’s nursery!

Not Me Monday: Nesting Insanity Edition

During the week between Christmas and New Year’s, I did not take advantage of my lighter workload go absolutely nuts with organizing everything I could get my not-yet-swollen hands on I did not buy a bunch of white basic bins at the Dollar Store…

Wordless Wednesday: the why-can’t-we-afford-THIS-subdivision edition