Category Archives: Making A Happy Home

6 Must-Haves for Your Overnight Guests

Disclosure: This article on must-haves for your overnight guests includes affiliate links and a review of  a product that was received free of charge in exchange for sharing my honest opinion with my community.

This is the time of year that we have frequent overnight guests in our home – friends traveling during summer vacation, staying over after barbecues or just because trips to catch up. As someone who does her share of traveling and is blessed to have friends that welcome me in their home as an overnight guest with open arms,

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Smart Ways To Create A Child-Friendly Bathroom

Kids have a habit of taking a fairly innocuous-looking situation, and somehow turning it into something ominous and dangerous. An innocent looking coffee table can quickly become a climbing frame, which, just as quickly, becomes a heavy object, destined to land on the top of their head. The bathroom is one of the most dangerous rooms in the house. From spilled water, to choke hazards, chemicals, and electricals, it takes quite a lot of work to make it safe.

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Dream House: Why Not Build It From Scratch?

Have you been searching for your dream house but nothing seems to do it for you? Maybe you’ve been looking for weeks, months or even years, but you just can’t seem to find anything that meets your expectations. – Well if that is the case, why not take matters into your own hands and build your dream house?

Sure, the idea sounds pretty intimidating; it takes a serious amount of planning,

Bad News For Burglars, Homes Are Safer Than Ever

You might have recently read the report revealing that the number of home break-ins have risen over the past year. If that made you a little upset and nervous, fear not. These days, it’s possible to secure your home to the point where a break in is actually close to impossible. We’ll start with the smaller features and work our way towards some of the more incredible tech that could keep your home completely safe.

Color Scheme Considerations: Pink and Gray

Every once in awhile, a trend takes hold in home interiors that is so ubiquitous it can make you wonder whatever went before. For awhile, rose gold was the star of the show; you were nobody if you didn’t have at least one piece of pretty metal in your home. Or sometimes the trend is more for a behavior – remember the obsession with decluttering that everyone went wild for in 2016?

Of course,

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Give Your Bathroom A Facelift Today

Our bathrooms can sometimes become rooms that we only want to jump in and out of in as little time as possible. But looking after our bathrooms and investing a little time to make them look as lovely as possible can turn them into rooms that we really enjoy spending time in. Follow our simple tips on how to transform your bathroom, by using really simple and easy ideas, that can all be done in just a few hours.

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Banana Nut Bread

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored conversation on my love of banana nut bread and how my family is implementing Nestle Gerber cereals and products in our day-to-day lives on behalf of The Women Bloggers and Kendal King Group.

Banana nut bread is an absolute favorite of mine.

Which means, it’s an absolute favorite of my mini-me because that’s what 4 year-olds do, right?

Now that I work from home full-time,

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