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Organization

How to Pack for Three into One Carry-on Sized Bag

Are you trying to pack lightly for your flight or limited on space in your car during a road trip? I’m sharing with you how I fit my clothes along with TWO of my kids’ clothes into one standard carry-on sized bag! We drove from Bedford, NH to Panama City Beach, FL, approximately 1,446 miles and a 21.5 hour drive.…

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Apartment Living

Favorite Natural Cleaning Products I use Everyday

Living a healthy lifestyle doesn’t simply mean eating organic and being fit. Though diet and exercise are definitely two important parts to a healthy lifestyle, being attentive and careful about your choice of products you use on a regular basis is just as important. Our bodies are like sponges! Our skin absorbs whatever you put on it. Cosmetics, soaps, lotions…

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Apartment Living

10 Ways to Optimize Your Apartment

If you’re living in an apartment you might have already stumbled upon a common problem, the lack of storage space or space precisely. And as your family grows, you may feel like your household items are slowly creeping in, filling in each corner of the house and taking over. Most apartments don’t have a sizable entry way, a kitchen pantry…

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Apartment Living, Organization

Organizing Under the Sink

Let’s talk about kitchens! We live in an apartment and have a pretty small galley kitchen with one entrance point. Now let me you, this sort of kitchen is something to get used to. Honestly, before we moved from our old apartment last September, my husband and I have never cooked in this type of kitchen. In our previous apartment…

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Hacks

IKEA GRUSBLAD Toddler Comforter Hack

Have you ever struggled finding the perfect comforter for your toddlers’ bed? Well, I’m sharing my little hack I did with an IKEA comforter. If you know a little bit about sewing and honestly you don’t need much knowledge, this simple project is easy to do! Check out my other IKEA hack using the children’s table! Also if you like…

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Apartment Living

6 Best Plants for Your Apartment

Plants, plants plants…. How I love them!   I’m no “plant” expert by any means, but I’ve done enough research to persuade myself that plants should be in every house and not just one plant. And so I went ahead and bought myself some 14 plants… Alright, maybe not all at the same time.   Did you know plants are…

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Apartment Living

Organizing My Kids Closet

A few days ago I shared how I found a solution to keep my kids’ toys organized. So today I thought I’d share their closet and how I managed to fit both of their clothes in it, since they share a room. My kid’s have been sharing a bedroom ever since my son turned one, so that’s about six months. And…

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Hacks

Simple IKEA LATT Children’s Table Hack

Last year, we got our children the LÄTT children’s’ table from IKEA. And for 20$ you can’t beat the price! Like many products in IKEA, these pieces of furniture are made to be easily “DIY-ed” to match your style and décor. I personally didn’t want to make too many changes to it, because I liked the simplicity of the table…

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Organization

Organizing Kids Toys

  Are you living in an apartment or a small house with limited space? Do you find yourself always trying to get creative with storage and organization, especially with all those children’s toys? (Check out my post about their closet too!) After recently moving to a newly built apartment, I’ve been trying to get my kids’ toys organized, easily accessible…

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