5 Ways to Get This Look: Summery Living Room

Living Room for Less Collage

Ahhhh….summer is here at last!  I’ll be honest with you, though, in my part of the world that warm weather usually comes with humidity, so I’m as thankful for air conditioning as I can be.  Even in a climate controlled house, though, I really like our rooms to reflect the seasons.  While browsing Pinterest, I came across this gorgeous room that seemed like a perfect reflection of summer.  

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5 Ways to Plan a Summer Menu

Inspired by Charm Lemon Coconut Waffles

Maybe the alternate title for this post should be “5 Ways to Avoid Using Your Oven, This Summer.” Tell me I’m not the only one who can’t stand the extra heat a casserole in the oven adds to an already stifling kitchen!  Temperatures aside, the availability and low cost of fresh produce during the summer {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Entertain Kids this Summer

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School’s been out in my neck of the woods for a few weeks now, but I know that for many of you, this will be the first week your kids are home for the summer.  It can be awesome to have a break from all of the homework, activities, and obligations that keep us busy {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Keep Kids Happy this Summer

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The sound of a slamming screen door, flip flops littering the porch, the scent of spilled sunscreen….these are all signs of children home for the summer.   While spending extra time in the summertime sunshine with our kiddos can be delightful, every mother dreads hearing the three little words, “Mom, I’m bored.”   Keeping kids {…Read More…}