Category: Tips and advice

“Alexa, lock the front door please!”

It’s fun to be able to tap my phone and lock or unlock the front door! It’s fun when the door automatically locks along with a witty Alexa message!

10 tips for a smoother weekday routine

The following is a sponsored conversation with CLIF Kid Zbar Filled. As always, all opinions and weird routines are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Heather’s Handmade Life. *** Attention please! School starts ONE WEEK FROM TODAAAAAAY!!! *parents cheer* *my teacher… Continue Reading “10 tips for a smoother weekday routine”

Tips for packing carry-on luggage

Tips for packing carry-on luggage {Heather's Handmade Life}

My dad’s been a pilot since before I was born, so I grew up traveling as an “airline kid.” When I got married, I smoothly transitioned into being an “airline spouse,” since my husband is a baggage assembly lead. This means I’m very comfortable… Continue Reading “Tips for packing carry-on luggage”

LED bulbs versus an LED fixture

Our finished basement had the world’s worst light fixtures. They were curvy metal track lights with halogen bulbs that were constantly burning out, leaving the basement darker and dingier than it already was. While I was converting our basement playroom into my new home… Continue Reading “LED bulbs versus an LED fixture”

Creative repurposing, reusing, and recycling in our home

Creative repurposing, reusing, and recycling in our home {Heather's Handmade Life}

*Disclosure: I have partnered with Clean Foundation for #GivingTuesday and have received compensation for this post. All opinions and creative repurposing projects are my own. Be sure to read to the end of the post to find out how your kids can be “famous”… Continue Reading “Creative repurposing, reusing, and recycling in our home”