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Looking For Ways To Organize Your Pantry? Check Out This Blog Post On How We Made Over Our Pantry For Less Than $15

THE PANTRY DILEMMA Ever feel like your pantry is just blah? Your whole house could be on point, but then you take one look inside your sad dreary pantry and can tell that even IT is sick of itself. It's time to clean up and get ORGANIZED! Stop putting it off! Head to Ikea and get a bunch of their spice racks ($4 each) and makeover your pantry already! Don't live near an IKEA? No worries you can order the…

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When My Tiny Jewelry Rack Started Overflowing With Bracelets And Baubles, I Knew I Needed To Create Something To Organize The Mess.

Sometimes we just need a little organization to make things easier. When our homes and spaces become chaotic and messy, it can add unnecessary stress. I really enjoy finding ways to simplify my home and save time by finding things easier. It also helps to know where to put things while cleaning up, if they have a designated spot. When my tiny jewelry rack (pictured above) started overflowing with bracelets and baubles, I knew I needed to create something to…

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MY HOME OFFICE / CRAFT ROOM WAS A DREAM COME TRUE....BUT "Hmmm....what could I do with four bedrooms." I thought to myself when our offer on a phoenix home went through.  Well, my husband and I each ended up with a room to use as an office. YES! You heard that right, I have a whole room in my house dedicated to be my office and craft room. What a blessing indeed! The only problem is I wasn't using the…

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This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through one of these links, this website makes a small commission. You can read more about this here under my disclosure policy. UGLY, FUNNY AND TACKY CHRISTMAS APPAREL AND ITEMS YOU DON'T NEED Have you ever seen something so ugly it was cute? Again and again, I keep seeing funny sweaters and tacky Christmas apparel that is so ugly I kinda laugh. Then, I quietly wonder to myself what a…

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Even Though It May Not Feel Like Christmas In Phoenix, Christmas Is Coming Up! Want To See Some Lovely Ways You Can Add The Desert Charm To Our Holiday Decorations? Below Is A Collection Of Decor I Found That Will Bring Out The Arizona Pride In Your Home! I Also Have Made Gift Lists For Everyone On Your Shopping List! I Have One For Him, Her And I Didn't Forget The Kids! You'll Find Everything HERE!

This post contains affiliate links. If you click a link and make a purchase, I will receive a small commission. However, the cost of the items is the same for you. You can read more about my disclosure here. THIS IS THE ULTIMATE GIFT GUIDE FOR ARIZONA DWELLERS! I love my home state. There is something so beautiful about the desert, with its cactus, vast landscape and warm sunsets. Even though it may not feel like Christmas in Phoenix, Christmas…

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Thanksgiving Decor Can Be Tacky, Heres A List Of Lovely Items You'll Love!

This post contains affiliate links. If you click a link and make a purchase, I will receive a small commission. However, the cost of the items is the same for you. You can read more about my disclosure here. THANKSGIVING IS ALMOST HERE! Have you whipped out your Thanksgiving decor yet? While most people just want to get through Thanksgiving so they can start Christmas shopping, I actually try to enjoy the last day before the big rush. Some don't…

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(There are affiliate links in this post. If you click the link and make a purchase, I will receive a small commission. However, the cost of the item is the same to you. You can find more information on my disclosure page.) STAINLESS STEEL VS. WHITE Stainless steel appliances have been the main player in kitchens for some time now. Needing a special cleaner and being nothing short of high maintenance stainless steel doesn't live up to its name. A…

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Our First Place As Newlyweds Was A Tiny Apartment In Phoenix. With Almost No Budget For New Furniture, I Had To Get Creative And Find A Way To Give Our Place A A Makeover. All We Had Was A Dorm Room Couch And Crates For Side Tables! Check Out What I Did To Our Living Room, Dining Room And Master Bedroom To Update The Look And Make Way For Our (almost) Honeymoon Baby. -Katherine Wandell Blog Homemaking By Design. Apartment Therapy, Budget Decor, Yellow Living Room, Home Decor,

( This post contains affiliate links. Which means I make a small commission for purchases made through links in this post. The price of each item is the same for you whether you use the links or not. Using affiliate links helps me to maintain this website. You can read my full disclosure here) If you've been following me for any length of time then you know that I am a home decor and DIY freak. My dreams are filled…

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When Your Baby Starts Crawling They Are Exposed To Whatever Cleaning Solution You Use On Your Floors. It Is Very Important That Your Using A Non-toxic Solution Like Bona Which Has Been Certified Safe For Children And Pets. Click The Picture To Read My Full Review On The Bona Spray Mop, And Why I Reccommend It For Cleaning Tile, Stone And Laminate Flooring.

( This post contains affiliate links. Which means I make a small commission for purchases made through links in this post. The price of each item is the same for you whether you use the links or not. Using affiliate links helps me to maintain this website. You can read my full disclosure here ) WE HAVE A CRAWLER! It's official I have a crawler in the house! Ambrose is 8 months now and he is crawling very fast. It's…

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Do You Feel Like Your House Has To Look Perfect? Have You Been Chasing After Perfection? Read Here Why You Should Stop Comparing And Leave Perfection Behind.

Leaving Perfection Behind Striving For Perfection: The Lie I Bought This post was originally written when we first moved into our first house. Six months prior I spent creating pinterest boards of all the ideas I wanted to implement in our new place. Then we finally moved in and painted the walls. We fixed it up how we wanted, and I found myself obsessed with keeping it spotless. Fluffing the pillows, picking up each room and setting it back into…

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This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info.   Looking for some Free Valentine's Day cards for your kid to pass out? These valentine note cards are perfect! Just download the PDF file and print them out on some cardstock and cut them out. There are 6 Valentine notes to a page. Just print as many as you need for their class or pre-school. These even could be put in your child's lunch with a…

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Valentine’s Day is coming up and along with it comes the dreaded date night. Okay… maybe it’s not dreaded but from personal experience it can be hard to open up the conversation and talk about our marriage. It seems easy but most of the time couples will fall into everyday conversation mode. It’s the way we talk to each other after a long day at work or when there’s nothing new to say. So we recount the days activities and…

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LOVE THE LOOK OF THOSE GALLERY WALLS ON PINTEREST? Do you find yourself overwhlemed because you don't know where to start, or how to make it happen? In this post, I'll walk you through creating your very own gallery wall. I've gone ahead and listed the materials you'll need, the steps and I've even thrown in some tips and tricks so you won't put a single misplaced nail hol in your wall! At the very end of this post, I…

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( This post contains affiliate links. Which means I make a small commission for purchases made through links in this post. Using affiliate links helps me to maintain this website and support my family.) Hey! If your anything like me, you love creating new recipes and sharing them with friends and family. I always find myself writing them on scrap pieces of paper. They end up looking like a toddlers scrambled thoughts. Its really sad, so I made these awesome…

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Gingerbread Houses Made Easy- Frosting Glue Recipe Included! Gingerbread Houses Can Be Made Easy With A Silicone Mold. You'll Be Sure To Get A Perfect Gingerbread House Every Time. From Katherinewandell.com

Gingerbread houses are adorable, sweet and make a fun edible Christmas decoration. However the house itself can be hard to make when you don't really know what proportions to make the wall pieces. I found a way to make a perfect gingerbread house every time. If you know me then you know I love going to Hobby Lobby for Christmas shopping. They have a great variety of things for every type of Christmas color combo you could think of. While…

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