Just about everybody has one of those “cube” organizers, whether it’s Ikea’s Kallax or one of the thinner knock-offs sold elsewhere. We had a six-cube unit* that floated around the house for years — closets, bedrooms, different closets — before winding up in our daughter’s… Continue Reading “Can you paint fabric storage cubes?”
A few weeks ago I shared how I turned old sticker-covered lockers into cool toy storage for our seven-year-old son’s bedroom. Now I’m showing you how I took more of those same grungy lockers and gave them a completely different look for my new… Continue Reading “Upcycled wood and metal lockers”
Every year when I’m taking down the Christmas tree and packing away the decorations, it feels like a treat to get the house back to normal. “This is MY Christmas!” I’ll caption a photo of my clean, clutter-free living room when all of those… Continue Reading “Let’s get rid of ALL THE STUFF”
When my husband texted me a photo of dirty, rusted lockers and asked if we wanted them — for free — of course I replied with “Yes! How many can you take???” His lunchroom at work was about to be renovated, and employees were… Continue Reading “Upcycled lockers for toy storage”
I have a separate Google calendar that lists all of the dates local restaurants have a “kids eat free” promo. It only took a minute to set up — “Kids eat free at the Big Stop” repeats every Tuesday, for example — and it’s handy to have.