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Update on Our Garden Spots

My strawberry bed from wholesomemommy.com

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Organic Choice. All opinions are 100% mine. I thought I would give you a little update on the process we’ve made on our spring “to do” list. Maybe you’ll get some ideas about how you can grow a few edible plants of your own [...]

Backyard Planters for Beginners {like me!}

Backyard Gardening at Walmart from WholesomeMommy.com

The first thing that I have to do as soon as the weather starts to warm up is get my yard ready. We spend a weekend or two pressure washing the house and the porches, cleaning the patio furniture, planting new plants in the planters, weeding, killing ant beds, and of course mowing the yard [...]

A Simple Planter Makes a Statement on a Neglected Front Porch

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I’ve been planting, watering, weeding, and LEARNING my little heart {and hands, legs, and BACK} off already this spring.  But, most of my efforts have been centered on growing food with organic methods.  My poor ol’ front porch was bare and not very inviting.  I finally have everything finished up in the back and now [...]

Spring is Here!

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  Are you soaking up spring right now and getting ready for summer in your neck of the woods?  We’ve had nearly perfect weather for a couple of weeks now and we’ve managed to tackle a handful of outdoor chores already this year. First up, I planted some strawberry plants and blueberry bushes in the [...]

Upcycle: Change an Old Entertainment System into a Play Kitchen

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My fantastic husband has been hard at work converting an old entertainment system into a play kitchen for our littles.  This old piece of furniture began its life as an entertainment system for my parents for many years.  Now, TVs are a lot different and so this entertainment system is out of date and no [...]

Closet Overhaul

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I’ve been cleaning up a few trouble spots in my house lately {did you see my post on organizing my bathroom cabinets and the one on capturing my kids crafts supplies?}  My mom and I were brainstorming on what to tackle next and she told me she really had been wanting to clean up her [...]

Organizing Kids Craft Supplies – No Longer Out of Control!

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My kids and I have amassed a large collection of art supplies.  Obviously, from the picture above you can see that our organizational system (ie: a basket and a box) was not working so well.  The craft supplies were taking over my laundry room, I was tripping over them, and my 1 year old thinks [...]

Winter Solutions for Dry Heat

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To a lot of folks winter time means extra expense.  With cranking our heat up, losing that heat out drafty windows or doors, and problems that come with snow and/or ice, its easy to see where those hard earned dollars disappear to. With that said, “winterizing” your home usually means installing a programmable thermostat, updating [...]

Operation Organizing the Bathroom Cabinets

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Hubby’s Bathroom Cabinet I’ve decided to tackle a major clutter zone in my home: the bathroom cabinets.  They are a jumbled mess and it is nearly impossible to find anything I need.  It is like going into the black hole. My Bathroom Cabinet & Drawers {WHOA!} After a good inventory and a short brainstorming session [...]

School is in Session: Pictures of my Classroom

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I have been back in my second grade classroom for two weeks now and I have let you in on a few of the things I have been up to, like making these cool crate seats for the classroom.  But, I thought you might like to see the final photos of the finished classroom.  These [...]

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