House & Home

By Inspired Parent | Making a house into a home.

Finding More By Having Less - Hearth & Kin

Life often feels like a pursuit to accumulate more. But what if we found more out of life by living with less? Shall we try?<p>This isn’t my first foray …

The Most Helpful Garage Door Opener Ever

<i>Disclaimer – This post is sponsored by Ryobi. All opinions are 100% my own.</i> When I said we were gonna make our garage the most ridiculously awesome …

Are You Making These Cleaning Mistakes?

If you are spending time cleaning, make sure you’re making the best use of your time and energy by avoiding these cleaning mistakes! (No judgment …

Personal Organizing

10 Things Everyone With A Dishwasher Should Know

Nothing will make you appreciate your dishwasher more than living without one. Last year, my daughter moved into her first place that actually <i>had</i> a …

Dishwashing

8 Secrets of People Who Don't Have Clutter

Your old stand-mixer. Your kid’s broken recorder. That box of candles you’ve been meaning to regift. Despite your best intentions, clutter has a way …

10 Easy Ways to Redecorate Your Home {for FREE!}

If you ever just feel uninspired by a room in your home, this is the post for you. I know just how you feel, sometimes I just have no clue what to do …

Home

How to Clean Stainless Steel Appliances

If you follow me on Instagram, you probably have seen pictures of my refrigerator in my cleaning routine pictures. Every time I post one of them, I …

Stainless Steel

5 Big Benefits of Living in a Small House

<b>This is a guest post from Rosemarie Groner of The Busy Budgeter</b>I’ve moved 11 times as an adult. I’ve lived in 300 square foot basement apartments, …

Houses

Tips for Selecting Proper Storage for your Projects

Coming up with proper storage solutions is a key component in any organizing project. This post is not intended to encourage you to go crazy stocking …

DIY

Easy Roman Shade

This is the easiest window shade ever and it will change your life.Like all of a sudden you will be ten pounds lighter, your bucket list will be …

Our New Kitchen Reveal with the Home Depot

I am beyond excited to be sharing our renovated kitchen today! I could honestly cry thinking about how it has changed our life in this house, and …

Kitchens

Speed Cleaning to the Rescue

If your days are anything like mine, having a couple of speed cleaning routines in your back pocket can be just the ticket for those days where time …

Personal Organizing

Laundry Room Reveal

Cue the dramatic music! Turn off your ringers! Take your seats people! The grand reveal of my laundry room is happening! right! now! Put a few more …

Trade in your resolutions for this one thing

<b>“Making my bed is dumb.”</b>I was VERY opinionated about making my bed as a child.“Why spend all that time fixing it up, when I’m just going to get in it …

Keystone Pipeline

In the Kitchen with The Complete Book of Home Organization

If you’ve read my blog for any length of time, you know that Toni from A Bowl Full of Lemons and I are dear friends. We’ve partnered up to bring you …

Lifestyle

The Secret to a Clean Home

What’s my SECRET to a clean home (most of the time)? Your first thought might be a cleaning service, being a clean ‘freak’, or not having anything …

Personal Organizing

Stain Stick

Do you ever get knee deep in a building or craft project and go to decide the stain color and basically forget everything….whether you are right or …

Organized Coffee Cabinet

Happy Thanksgiving Week! I just returned home from a week away and I feel like I am being thrown full force into the hustle that is hosting …

Nespresso

Make Your Own Spice + Herb Firestarters

If you know someone with a fireplace - or even a backyard chiminea - they will love these spice and herb firestarter packages.

Heating

Free Online Decluttering Workshop

Mridu, the Decluttering Diva, is offering a <b>free online 7-day decluttering workshop</b> right now!When you sign-up, you’ll receive a simple step-by-step …

Frugal Living

Sage and White Autumn Tablescape

This year, I wanted to put something on our table that could last through October AND November, because let’s be honest. I am lucky to get a wreath …

Cemeteries

Homemaking - Love, Home and Health

<i>Sharing tips to declutter and make our homes warm and cozy.</i><p><i>We want to help turn houses into homes at Love, Home and Health.</i><p>We’re talking about</b> …

Gardening

Get Your Kitchen And Dining Room Ready For Thanksgiving Guests

The key to staying stress-free during the holidays is to <i>start early</i>. Take each of these areas in small pieces and it won’t seem so overwhelming as …

Dining Rooms

Buying Guide: 12 Aromatherapy Must-Haves

Whether you use aromatherapy to freshen up your house, to relax, or in DIY bath and body concoctions (or all three), here are 12 essential items you …

Aromatherapy

5 Minute Fall Centerpiece

<i>This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LoveAmericanHome #CollectiveBias</i><p>Fall is in …

6 Surfaces to Clear If Your House Feels Cluttered

Clean and cleared surfaces add that breathing room that your home desperately needs. But do you feel like everyone is talking about clutter and how …

Houses

The Cottage Diaries: Modern Farmhouse Living Room

With the cottage sofa ordered, I've started to refine the look I want for the living room area. I find myself moving into a modern farmhouse kind of …

Farmhouses

15 Helpful Tips to Maximize Kitchen Space

Do you ever dream of upgrading your small kitchen to a large one that would not only be designed to your taste, but would also feature a lot more …

Kitchens