Valentine’s Day Photo Art

(Originally shared on Tatertots & Jello) I’m Nike (that’s Neeka) from Choose To Thrive.  I’m thrilled to be sharing my Simple Valentine’s Photo Art tutorial!   Valentine’s Day at our house has been a family event ever since kiddo #5 arrived via an emergency c-section during what would have been our Valentine’s dinner.  So when I … Read more Valentine’s Day Photo Art

Simple Solutions Series #3: Sock Bins from the deli!

This is my little boys’ closet in the aforementioned terribly finished basement.  Bleh. Every morning it’s the same jumble of socks, underwear and jammies haphazardly tossed on an ugly particle board shelf. Originally I had white bins from the dollar store like Mr. Sock Bin below that worked great.  The only problem was that I bought the bins in … Read more Simple Solutions Series #3: Sock Bins from the deli!

Simple Solutions Series #1: Closet Dividers

If you’re like me, your January is about resolutions and getting organized. Our house is getting some much needed get-rid-of-the-crap-you-don’t-need lovin’, room by room. First stop, the kids’ closets.  Everything but jeans and jammies gets hung up. And with two kids per room, that means all the shirts, church clothes, dresses, coats, etc. for both of them … Read more Simple Solutions Series #1: Closet Dividers

New Years Wreath … from Christmas decorations (and no more naked!)

Thanks so much for the comment love for The 12 Days of Christmas at Walmart: Dirty Half Dozen Style.   Made my day. ********************************************************** I have a problem.  A big, big problem. My front door is naked. The Christmas wreath came down a week ago, but I’m not quite ready to bring out the Valentine’s day stuff  … Read more New Years Wreath … from Christmas decorations (and no more naked!)

Harley-Inspired Blocks

For all you motorcycle enthusiasts out there with little tykes in the house, how about upgrading those basic wooden ABC blocks with a quick trip out to the garage recycling bin? As promised, here’s my favorite version of the make-your-own-blocks project that I featured yesterday. And truthfully, this color scheme was the first one I imagined once … Read more Harley-Inspired Blocks