Photo by Ivy de Leon

We are getting ready for celebration season. The next few weeks will be busy with birthdays, graduation and Mother’s Day. With some help from my daughter and HomeGoods, celebrations will be a little more special in the … Continue reading




Photo by I Don't Know How She Does It

Let’s be honest, what do you love the most about getting a gift? I have to confess that the thing I love the most is the originality of it and knowing it was a well-thought-out … Continue reading




Photo by French Country Cottage

You know the feeling. You are shopping at HomeGoods perusing each aisle when you round the corner and see it on a shelf. It can be something bold, something subtle or maybe something that is … Continue reading




Photo by Four Generations One Roof

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and living with both my mom and gram, we tend to have a little bit of chaos in the house. All three of us tell all of the … Continue reading




Photo by Deb Wolf

I don’t like to clean. And I really don’t care for spring cleaning. I don’t have a passion for spotless. Dust bunnies are allowed residency until they over-populate — at which point they get their eviction … Continue reading




Photo by I Don't Know How She Does It

In my mind, bright and happy colors have a strong connection with spring. Anything that brings me out of the blue and puts a smile on my face deserves a special place on my dining table. Now that … Continue reading




Photo by I Don't Know How She Does It

Kitchen decor doesn’t always come first in our list of priorities and, more often than not, a beautiful flower arrangement or a couple of jars will suffice our eyes. For those of us that have lower … Continue reading




Photo by Four Generations One Roof

Last week I asked my eight-year-old son to grab a container from the Lazy Susan and he looked at me and said, “Who is Lazy Susan?” I had a full circle moment because I remember … Continue reading




Spring Your Home Forward

March 6, 2015

Photo by HomeGoods

Daylight savings time is here! I cannot contain my excitement after a long, cold winter. Spring forward signals the start to rejuvenate my home and begin spring cleaning. Starting in the kitchen, I’m gaining momentum … Continue reading




6 Fitness Tips for a Healthy Home

February 20, 2015

Photo by Peanut Butter and Peppers

It’s that time of day when the to-do list is not all checked off and the workout has taken last place on the list… again. I confess, my trips to HomeGoods are more than my … Continue reading




Photo by Four Generations One Roof

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and baking cookies for the kids is always so much fun. Why not make your favorite sugar cookies and let the kids decorate them? I headed to HomeGoods over … Continue reading




4 Soup Bowls to Warm the Heart

February 10, 2015

Photo by Ivy de Leon

There’s nothing like a warm bowl of soup on a winter day. At home, we’ve been stocking the pantry with gourmet soups to enjoy. My copper pot is hard at work. It’s so sturdy and … Continue reading