Fall is in the air and I LOVE it! Sweaters, crisp breeze through the window, pumpkin everything, cider, football and comfort food. There is nothing like autumn in the Midwest! It’s like a deep, cool breath of fresh air...
We all go through stages of life that allow our homes to function in different ways. Some need all the storage space for toys and books. Some need a permanent hangout spot for all the teenagers. Some need every...
  We are a household with 4 pets (3 dogs & 1 cat), add 2 kids under 6. Feeling claustrophobic yet? Just wait... I had the brilliant idea to volunteer my family as pet fosters for the Quad City Animal Welfare...
Hanging artwork in our home has made me love it even more for what it gives our home - depth, satisfying colors, new sights to look at, and most importantly the feeling of love. Artwork can certainly be expensive to...
Imagine coming home after a full day of work, picking kids up from school, activities and running errands, and what happens? Dinner was forgotten (insert face-palm).  With the best of intent to make sure that dinner does not become...
There is no reason to not jump into Spring with this round-up of Spring salad ideas!   25+ delicious, fresh and filling salads, that are bound to put a spring in your step. I don't know about you but once we...
It doesn’t matter how tidy you are. Your kids simply don’t prioritize cleaning the house as much as you do. We have all the tips for a cleaner home when your kids still live there. As a successful realtor in...
So, you are the proud new owner of an Instant Pot and are finding yourself overwhelmed when looking for Instant Pot Recipes. You aren't alone. It's been one of the hottest small kitchen appliances on the market for over a...
If you haven't before heard of a bullet journal, let me tell you, it will change your life. It's essentially a completely customized planner for everything you need to keep track of, both before and after you do the...
Why does this house never seem clean!?  It seems like all I’ve done today is clean! The idea of trying to create a daily cleaning rhythm seems impossible! Raise your hand if this has ever been you.  🙋 Yeah.  Me too. When...
The best gift of all is to not have to pick up after my family. It's not my job to clean up after them; it's my job to teach them how to be productive members of the family and...
It’s that time of the year where people are making New Year's Resolutions, or “setting intentions” or picking a word for the year. Whatever we call it, January is famous for declared personal changes. If you did decide on...

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