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Classic casual wardrobe basics capsule

Every February or so I decide to try to get my life together and order a few casual things that look a little nicer. I tend to opt for classic styles, such as stripes, button down shirts and denim, because we live in Florida and our winter wear doesn..

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Under $25 holiday gift guide

Looking for affordable, unique Christmas ideas? I’ve got a fun list this year with something for everyone! And they’re all from Amazon for you last minute shoppers ;) Storage boxes These are great for hiding remotes and clutter. Wooden ch..

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Christmas home tour 2023

I wasn’t sure what I was going to do this year, but I wanted to get my flocked tree back out. It looks brighter in this window than my green one. After that I just kept adding on! How about two more smaller trees? Might as well put the reindeer..

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Weekly home clean & reset routine printable

Here’s what I do on Friday mornings to keep this house of five in (reasonable) shape. I used to be reactive about cleaning and shopping, but proactive is easier and much less stressful. Having a routine, instead of noticing how dirty the floor is a..

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Laundry room makeover

I tried to organize this small laundry space again and again to make it look tidy, but it was visually chaotic with this pegboard and tools and cleaning supplies everywhere. It’s the little passageway to the playroom that’s already crampe..

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Tropical Florida garden tour

Let’s get our property ready for fall! I’ve got a long “to do” list for our Southern Florida backyard. Come along with me for a tour and outdoor projects. Meet Lina and Dario, my Italian in-laws, and try not to laugh at my Ame..

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Murals under $150

I’ve got wallpaper on the brain for a couple spots in the house. Here are some amazing deals I found for huge murals! (I own three of them.) Some are as low as $40! I love that they are like affordable large-scale art and add so much character ..

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Fave Amazon kitchen finds

Here are my favorite gadgets, cookware and cleaning tools for the kitchen. A lot of of these items I’ve had for years and most items are under $30. The goal of each of these items to to make kitchen work easier and save space — well except th..

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We got a Syrian hamster!

Here’s our new hamster set up in my office — I mean pet room! I actually love the cage and accessories the kids picked out. Adriano and Clara spent so much time watching videos and figuring out how to provide and care for their new pet. They ..

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We adopted a leopard gecko!

Luca has been begging for a reptile pet since he could talk, so this kid is ecstatic to have his first pet. When we saw the leopard gecko my sister-in-law was watching, we noticed how docile and easy to handle he was. He obsessed and obsessed. I coul..

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