Better Living: Top 3 Tips for Organizing Home with a Physical Disability

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There are several challenges individuals with physical disabilities have to deal with on a day-to-day basis. Organizing a home is cumbersome for almost everyone, but for the disabled, it presents several additional challenges. Mobility impairment can make the simplest of tasks difficult to do. However, keeping the home organized is crucial, especially for a disabled person. Clutter can affect … [Read more...]

5 Step Guide to Turn Your Bedroom into a Sleep Haven

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We all know the feeling of exhaustion when all we want is to get into bed and have a restful night’s sleep. Our bed is supposed to be our personal haven away from the anxiety of the day, work and routine; a place where we can finally relax and rest our minds. After all, there’s nothing quite like lying down after a rough day, even if it is just to watch some TV, read a book, or best of all, get … [Read more...]

Daddy Gifting Guide: Get Your Father the Right Gift Each Time

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It’s often challenging to find the right gift for a man who has everything. Dads seem to want for nothing; while it is still easy to shop for some dads, there are others who require you to be creative enough to get the right gift each time. And with the holiday season just around the corner, our daddy gifting guide will give you some swanky gift ideas for your old man’s gift needs. The Elegant … [Read more...]

8 Tips for Decorating Your Front Porch

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Image Credit It is said that the first impression is the last impression. Well, if that’s true then I say that the first impression better be a lasting impression. Just like you like to look good at all times, it makes sense to keep your home looking great at all times too. And why not? It is an extension of your personality and lifestyle! It all begins with creating the perfect first … [Read more...]

Summer Must Haves or Things I Want

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I read a lot of magazines these days, and of course pull out pages left and right for things to try or post inspiration. Sometimes there are things I really want, and put them in the Must Have section of my brain. I thought I'd share a few of those with you, because if I must have them, surely you must too right? RIGHT? Outdoors Personal Bug Zapper - yes please! I love the idea behind the Red … [Read more...]

Painting Minnie Mouse With Disney Paint

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The time has finally come for me to share with all of you my daughter's room reveal. You may recall my introduction to Speck-Tacular Disney Paint and my plan to use the Speck-Tacular paint in my daughter's room. I am finally sharing with all of you what we did and how I've transformed my daughter's room. Using the Disney Paints by Glidden sold at Walmart I created a focal wall over A's bed. I … [Read more...]

Decorating Dry Erase With Duct Tape

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Several years ago on a parenting board I frequented someone came on to talk about how her husband made a wallet out of duct tape and showed a picture. It was hysterical to me, and yet I was unaware of what was to come. Now there are books and DIY projects revolving around making things with Duct Tape. When I was at BlogHer in August Duct Tape was giving out their new line of Duct Tape sheets … [Read more...]

Accessorizing Your Home With Orange

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Using a color palette from the site Design Seeds, helps make it easy to find complimentary colors based on the colors put together in each palette. The color palettes are meant to show you complimentary colors, and how to match what you love with other colors perfectly. A person who cannot commit to color could use them simply to accessorize a room with various pieces of home decor. It will … [Read more...]

Backyard Makeover: Outdoor Seating

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This year I was determined to do a backyard makeover. I was tired of never using it for entertaining  because we didn't have a very enticing place to sit, or hang out. I wanted my backyard makeover to finally be somewhere we would want to go hang out. Right now it just looks like a junkyard with wood fences. We need color and organization right away. We already have a gorgeous teak … [Read more...]

$100 Front Yard Makeover

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We moved into our house 3.5 years ago, and have been redoing what we can when we can due to financial constraints. The thing is that I like doing it little by little I get to be a huge part in every detail. It feels like a piece of art. Tweaking it here and there until it's done. With $100 I was able to liven up my front yard enough to feel like I made it pretty for the summer. The first order … [Read more...]

Organized Entryway for $300

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If you could spruce up a room for $300, what would you pick if given the chance? For me it was finally making our entryway somewhere where we would have a place to put our bags and jackets when we come in the door. Since we bought our house I wanted to make a whole built in wall right when we walked into the house. I measured, drew out what I wanted, and yet never had the funds to do it. I held … [Read more...]

Spring Is For The Birds

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Spring is for the birds, and I don't mean that in the sarcastic way, but literally. Spring is when the birds are chirping and flowers are blooming. There's nothing better then a brand new bird bath to help me feel like spring is here. I decided to make a bird bath out of different sized terra cotta planter pots stacked one on top of the other. Supplies: terra cotta pots and dishes paint … [Read more...]

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