20 Things to Clean with Magic Eraser

It's spring cleaning time, even though it totally snowed last week and doesn't currently feel all that springy outside.  But nevertheless, I am antsy to get my house in order--especially since I'm having a baby in about a month! I love using a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser to clean...it's my go-to sponge for difficult stains and marks.  I have gotten tons of stuff off using a Magic Eraser.  Did you know that a Magic Eraser actually removes MORE … [Read more...]

Kids Spring Cleaning Bingo Game

I love spring so much--the weather warms up and everyone starts going outside.  And then the sun shines in your house and you see how dirty your house got all winter.  Ha!  I made a helpful spring cleaning list a few years ago, but who wants to do that all by themselves?  Have your kids get involved in the spring cleaning and make the jobs go faster. I actually love getting my kids to work around the house because not only does it help me, … [Read more...]

25 Beautiful DIY Spring Wreaths

Spring is in the air! I recently took off my red Christmas/Valentine's day wreath and make a new spring wreath to put on my door. It's so fun to have a front door again (I used to live in my in-laws basement for like three years!) Making my own spring wreath was so easy and cost effective, some of those nice pre-made wreaths at the store are expensive! Here are 25 beautiful DIY spring wreaths to get you in the mood for spring! 1. Botanical … [Read more...]

Easy Painted Spring Decor

It's the day after Valentine's and you'd better believe that I have already taken down my Valentine's decor and put up my spring decor.  This part of the year in Utah is so depressing.  We get this yucky inversion in the air so everything is just smoggy and gross and you don't see the sun for weeks.  Waaahhh! So I have started putting up spring decor and it's really cheering up my house.  Brighter and softer pastels like green, aqua, and coral … [Read more...]

Spring Mantel

Before I threw the Favorite Things Party, I wanted to invite spring into my home.  Especially since the weather was making me less than convinced it was spring.  I have some fun spring decor that I got out for my 'mantel.'  It's really my entry table since my actual mantel houses the television and will never look super girly and pretty. I know Easter is now past, but this spring mantel could work for at least another month. I started … [Read more...]

10 Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks

It's not quite spring yet, and so many of you are experiencing the worst winter snows ever. But where I live it's cold outside but sunny. Which makes me want to pretend it's spring and start cleaning like crazy! I got the cleaning bug this morning and started to rearrange furniture and sort the toys, it's such a great feeling. For those of you wanting to clean house this spring, here are 10 spring cleaning tips and tricks! 1. Try these … [Read more...]

20 Ways to Use Strawberries

Strawberries--such a summery food. The trouble is, I'm not great at coming up with enough uses for strawberries before they go bad. Sure, I could pull out my super domestic side and make a bunch of strawberry jam (I really should learn to do that someday) but why not try one of these awesome recipes instead? Try one, try them all. Myself, I'm partial to the desserts, but that's because I'm a sugar addict.   But even if you're not looking to … [Read more...]

How to Care for Cut Flowers

Spring is here finally, and the flowers are blooming everywhere.  If you wanted to bring some spring inside, you might want to cut some of your flowers and put them in a vase.  Or maybe you are in the habit of buying flowers every so often at the store so bring some life and color to your house.  Or maybe your sweetie brought you some flowers just because! Either way, you want to get the most out of those beautiful blooms.  What?  Take care of … [Read more...]