Back to School: DIY Homework Station Thumbnail

Now that school is back in session, and we're in a new home and new school district, we're working to get our routine back on track. Mornings are pretty solid, but afternoons are a bit trickier. In this county, my daughter gets home from school a full hour later than she used to, so homework has [...]

We’ve Finally Finished Our Eco-Friendly Shared Nursery Thumbnail

So, my baby girl is 11 weeks old today. That means this post has been at least 12 weeks coming. I really wanted to share it before she was born, but since she surprised me and came 3 weeks early, the nursery wasn't quite done. And since she's been sleeping in her co-sleeper in the [...]

Make a Simple DIY Play Tent Thumbnail

If your kids are anything like my daughter, summer often brings a case of the "I'm boreds". I recently created this awesome, simple play tent to help keep her imagination occupied for the summer months. Get more photos and a step-by-step tutorial over at Green & Gorgeous!

Getting Creative with Disney Paint Thumbnail

Last week, my husband and I did something we swore we wouldn't do: We painted another room. Did I mention we're renters? Yeah. And we've already painted the dining room and our daughter's room, so we're going to have a lot of un-painting to do when we move out — or a big fee to [...]

Green Gift Giveaway: Organic Winnie the Pooh from miYim Thumbnail

Buying green gifts for kids can be tough. They're seeing toys made of plastic plastered all over the TV and everywhere else, and those are usually the gifts that wind up on their wish lists. Thankfully, though, more and more companies are making eco-friendly alternatives to traditional kids' gifts. miYim is one of those companies, [...]