20 Free Minutes? Yes Please!

Lately I've been completely dumbfounded by the pile of toys going untouched in our home. Like many other parents - I stocked up on everything I could think of...educational toys, musical toys, toys that spin, stacking toys, blocks, stuffed animals, etc. etc. - you get the idea. Tons and tons of different things to stimulate … Continue reading 20 Free Minutes? Yes Please!

To be or not to be, that is the question… 2nd Dog?

I'm sure a good number of people can relate to having issues with their dog after bringing a new baby home, at least I hope we're not alone? All of the sudden the dog, who by all intents and purposes, has fulfilled our "baby" role has now been replaced.... Not intentionally but it just happens. … Continue reading To be or not to be, that is the question… 2nd Dog?

Taking Back Our Closet!

Okay so by my own admission, I will admit that our daughter has an obscene amount of clothing! Like kind of out of control. In my defense, everything is so flipping cute!!! This weekend I decided to tackle the massive amount of clothing that had "accumulated" in her closet... Just so happens that she has … Continue reading Taking Back Our Closet!

Holy Baby Fever Batman…

Before I had my daughter I was the exact opposite of motherly, in fact kids - in particular babies - scared the bejeezus out of me! I never thought I'd be someone who would oooh and ahhhh over a newborn.... People always said you're different when it was yours and I could not agree more, … Continue reading Holy Baby Fever Batman…

Baby Busy Board – BOOM!

Our daughter has the attention span of a flea, I think that's mostly just due to her age but she's definitely not gaining any favors by being born into my gene pool... I've seen lots and lots of the ever popular busy boards but was trying to figure out how to make it look nice … Continue reading Baby Busy Board – BOOM!

Taupe is really the “New” Gray

In our profession, we often get asked “what’s the latest trend?” or “what is everyone else doing?”…. The thing to remember is that design is extremely subjective; there truly is no right or wrong answer – aside from the more general design theories such as balance, pattern, scale, symmetry, contrast, etc. which serve as more … Continue reading Taupe is really the “New” Gray

Throwing a BDAY for a 1 Year Old – Sesame Street Style

When our daughter was turning one, I went through the long and arduous process of trying to figure out how decorate, what to cook, and if we're being completely honest...how to impress those who came to our home for the occasion... To say I'm a wee bit of a perfectionist would be an understatement! I … Continue reading Throwing a BDAY for a 1 Year Old – Sesame Street Style