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Your laundry room is the one place in your home that you don’t think of wanting to brighten, is it? For many homeowners the laundry room gets its fair share of wear and tear. From washing and folding clothes, to ironing, sorting and housing cleaners and detergents the laundry room isn’t usually
The mornings are hectic. It’s a small miracle you can get the kids up, ready, and out the door each day. Never mind getting yourself primped, prepped, and off to work. But the a.m. rush hour doesn’t need to be such a scramble. Follow these five tips— they’ll help you save time and feel p
It's important to know what you put in and on your body. And that's why we're loyal fans of the Honest Company. Co-founded by celebrity mom Jessica Alba, the brand ensures true transparency - something that's very rare in a very competitve market. Every product boasts only safe, natural, and healt
Growing our own herbs indoor has many benefits: you can enjoy fresh herbs all year round, it’s far less expensive than buying in supermarkets, it’s a great way to make kids participate and finally it’s such a good way to decorate and bring life into your kitchen. So if you’re ready t
If your home or your cabin by the lake is the party central for you and your friends, you need great beverage station options. The latest summer collection at Pottery Barn gave you something to think about. See how you could do it. Having a wagon is awesome to keep the cart close to the action. T
In a kitchen or a dining room, a serie of vintage pendant light fixtures gives you an accent of uniqueness and a timeless atmosphere, either you combine them in a stripped off contemporary interior or blend them in vintage decor.
In the past couple of weeks weather has sure heated up, which means more outside time. The kids are playing outside more, and hubby and I are outside doing more yardwork. The best part? My son has started mowing our lawn for us and he’s actually big enough to do it all by himself!!!! Oh happy day!
Available everywhere from drug stores, hardware stores and garden centres, getting a large plastic or galvanized tub is critical if you have kids - summer and winter. Whether it's a catch all for sunscreen, water bottles, frisbees, insect repellent, goggles and buckets, or a way to centralize mi
I didn’t want to share these pictures with you at first. I was scared what you’d think. Would you judge me? Would my inbox be full of comments condemning my lack of attention to my home? But here they are…in their full glory-my absolutely filthy washing machine. How can some
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With the warm months almost here, it is time for two things in my house. We always go through the closets and purge a lot of stuff we do not need or want anymore. After we have made some room in the house, I get to do a little decorating. This year we had to redecorate in Caitlin’s room as she
As you all know we recently moved to a new house and so we are now in the processes of decorating and making the home feel like it is our own and I have been doing little craft projects like the Painted Vases and Picture frame Hairbow holders to add some decor designs [...] The post Checking out
Show of hands, who likes cleaning? Okay all two of you, put your hands down! Ugh.. it’s necessary but definitely not fun! So why not make it a little easier? Here at GEM we’re always looking for things that fit our mission of ease, convenience and cost and we’re going to satisfy all three righ
A few months ago, James and I made a big decision– we decided we would be putting our house up for sale.Welove LOVE our neighborhood, our block … our house! So, the decision definitely wasn’t easy and was filled with mixed emotions. When you are putting your home up for sale, it is exciting
Apart from using bookshelves as storage for your books, they also serve the purpose of being a display space for most of your home’s accessories. With the built-in bookshelves however, you get more functional storage space than you ever bargained for. While they are designed for storing books a
Regardless of the type of home you have or the style you choose for the interior design, there are some elements that never change. Some pieces of furniture are must-have items and every home has them. They include the basics like the coffee table or the chairs but there are also other pieces that s