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Five Reasons to Adopt, Not Shop


I have these two friends in my life, whom I think you’ll agree are pretty special, and are worth talking about. Both of them are originally from Kentucky, and both spent the first part of their lives homeless. Eventually, they found their way to Illinois, with what little family they had. At this point in their lives, there was a lot of confusion, a lot of fear, and little hope … Read more

Five Ways to Thank Your Dog

Thank Your Dog

Photo Credit: Alicja Zmyslowska Photography

They eat my shoes, they chew the TV remote, they turn walks into sprints, and they think it’s time to play at three in the morning. What are these things, you might be wondering? They would be my dogs, and I could not be more thankful for them.
As frustrating as it is to turn around to find the shoe that I just slipped … Read more

Five Ways to Make Your Home Feel Like Fall


As sad as I was to see summer go, I must admit that I love fall even more. Fall to me, means fresh-out-of-the-oven meals instead of barbecue and ballpark hot dogs, sweaters and scarves instead of shorts and tank tops, and bundling up next to a fire, instead of hiding inside from the summer heat. What makes the transition from summer into fall even more real and exciting for me, … Read more

Five Fun Nursery Ideas


There are a few things in this world that I feel that I can speak intelligently about. Of these, pregnancy is not yet one of them. However, home decorating certainly is! This being said, if I can help a few parents-to-be in any way, it will probably only be in the decorating department. So here we go-Five Fun Nursery Ideas to serve as a little inspiration for your little one’s … Read more

DIY First Aid Kit for Kids

DIY First Aid Kit
If your kids are anything like I was when I was growing up, then they are a walking disaster and a poster-child for Band-aid. Summer to me meant more than not having homework for three months. Summer meant climbing all of the trees that mom told me not to, practicing gymnastics barefoot in the backyard, and jumping in and out of window wells to catch the toads. As you can … Read more

Five Ways to Use a Custom Tote Bag

Five Great Uses for Tote Bags


Sometimes, the simplest things, are the best things. Let’s take tote bags, for example. All that they consist of, is some canvas with a couple of handles, yet it’s one of the most desirable accessories since the slap bracelet craze of the 90’s. Might as well move over Fendi, tote bags are coming through. Okay, maybe they aren’t quite up to designer bag status yet, but here are … Read more

Five Easter Treats to Try

Easter Blog Post

Baking is without a doubt one of my favorite past-times for two reasons: 1. I am a huge foodie, and 2. Baking is one of the easiest crafts to get creative with! Since this craft hasn’t gotten much attention thus far, I decided that in the spirit of the upcoming holiday, I would devote a post to five delicious Easter treats! These treats may be geared toward Easter, but all … Read more

Five Crafts to Welcome Spring

Spring again


Despite the fact that Mother Nature keeps playing tricks on many parts of the country, leading us to believe that time has stopped in January, I am moving on from winter! I can finally see small patches of grass in my yard, which is as good of an indication as any for us Midwesterners, that spring is here! In order to give spring the little kick in the rear … Read more

Five Ways to Get Inspired

Inspiration Blog Picture Revised

Even the world’s most creative minds, don’t have their creative juices flowing 100% of the time. Every now and then, everyone experiences a little artistic slump, whether they like it or not. Not being able to have your mind work instantly the way you want it to can be extremely frustrating. But sometimes we need to take a step back and remind ourselves that our creativity machine (our mind) gets … Read more

Five DIY Gifts For Your Valentine

Blog DIY Valentine's Gifts


For some, Valentine’s Day is considered to be nothing more than a “Hallmark Holiday”. That is, a holiday that serves no other purpose besides boosting card and candy sales. To others, it is a holiday dedicated to reminding your loved one(s) how special they are to you! I can safely say, that I fall into the second group-I love Valentine’s Day! This is not just a day to celebrate … Read more

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