When you live abroad and you’re not quite sure when you will move, home decor must be simple, lightweight and packable! So I am perfecting the perfect party and holiday decor – paper garlands! Holy Cow, I love these!! They are cheap and easy to make and they spruce up a room so fast! AND … More Garlands Galore!
I have been taking part of a photo challenge on Instagram called the #trueyouproject. Started by Britt Conrad from Britt and Hive blog, Jess from Foreign Room blog, and Abby Barstow from Little City Adventures blog, the TrueYouProject is a day by day glimpse into the real you. Prompts are very simple and you can make as personal … More The ‘True You Project’: Day 1-7
We’ve had no adventures in our house this week. Well, actually we had a HUGE adventure: food poisoning. But there was no way I was up for shooting pictures of the piles of disgusting laundry, little E lying on the bathroom floor or our night of NO sleep. Especially because I was also suffering from … More Life Hack: Kid’s Yoga Mat (for cheap)
Cool things about driftwood: it’s wood, it has drifted from somewhere unknown (I like to think it all came from a magical place), it’s useful for many things and…it’s FREE. So go get yourself some. I use driftwood everywhere I can because I love to remind myself that I live by the sea (which was … More Useful Driftwood: For Jewelry
Well, it took me months of work and sewing (on a sewing machine with only a broken silk foot no less…couldn’t find a foot anywhere here and Amazon wouldn’t send one to me) and tons of Pinterest nights when I should’ve been sleeping, but I made all of Little E’s 3rd birthday presents and decorations and I … More Felt food birthday!
The holidays are over and boy did they go fast and furious. I was half of the mind to let Christmas just pass without much hoopla…but once I saw Little E get excited over a Christmas tree she saw on t.v., that idea was OVER! So, I went to the exchange on two different bases three times … More Homemade Christmas and lights at American Village
Once upon a time there were two very ugly, dark, old, dressers… As a stay at home mom, I don’t get a lot of free time – go figure, I thought I’d be lounging around all the time!! This is especially true when you are adjusting to living abroad (where do I go to a … More My two dressers: a tale of upscaling