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The meal-planning system of the insane

Remember when I got the insane idea to designate each day of the week for a specific cuisine? Well, not only did I do it — and stick to it — but it’s become kind of LAW in this house. Behold! Mexican Monday Homestyle… Continue Reading “The meal-planning system of the insane”

DIY wooden growth chart

Growing up, my mom always tracked our height on the trim of the kitchen doorway. Over the years, the pencil ticks turned into pen marks — and even the occasional marker scrawl — as we measured each other, our friends, and next-door neighbours. That… Continue Reading “DIY wooden growth chart”

Pinterest Challenge: Vintage growth chart

It’s Pinterest Challenge time again! That special time when the blogosphere steps back, examines our (many many) pins, and decides to bring a few of them to life.  (Here’s what I did in the summer challenge). ************* Updated on Dec. 27, 2014: Thanks for… Continue Reading “Pinterest Challenge: Vintage growth chart”

Live More With Less: Week 2 (Toddler Bedroom)

We’re back with more organizing awesomenessssss! Who wants to see an organized toddler room with lots of furniture bolted to the wall? I DO! I DO! Thanks to Emily for hosting the Live More With Less blog challenge. Last week, she tackled her two-year-old… Continue Reading “Live More With Less: Week 2 (Toddler Bedroom)”

Live More With Less: Week 1 (Master Bedroom)

Who’s ready to see lots of closet-chaos photos and then some really lovely after photos? Of course you are! That’s why we read blogs, isn’t it?  During the seven weeks of Lent, I’m one of the bloggers participating in the “Live More With Less”… Continue Reading “Live More With Less: Week 1 (Master Bedroom)”