Articles about House and Home

8 Things to Consider When Planning Your Wedding Day (From a Former Wedding Photographer)

By Amber

January 28th, 2020
Before I had kids, I did a lot of photography and would usually shoot at least 3 weddings per summer. Over the years, I've met many couples who regretted wedding day choices or had logistics issues on their wedding day. I thought it may be helpful to share things I've learned from my own wedding and from others over the years. I don't shoot weddings anymore (the time commitment is just too difficult) but I saw many things that I think could be helpful when planning your own wedding day!Things Read more [...]

Improve Air Quality with the Airfree Babyair + a Giveaway

By Amber

January 17th, 2020
Thanks to Airfree for sending me the Babyair. As always, all opinions are my own.This past year, our daughter went from cosleeping in our room to her own bedroom. Since she's always had trouble with fitful sleeping, we put an Airfree Air Purifier in her bedroom and have had great success! Not only did her nosebleeds completely resolve, she's had more restful sleep since we added the purifier to her bedroom. Recently, I learned that Airfree released a purifier called Babyair and I knew it would Read more [...]

Minimalism with kids

By Lakota

December 31st, 2019
My husband and I try to practice as much minimalism as possible. We are nowhere near perfection and we still have more things than we’d like to, but like everything else in life minimalism is a journey for us. We feel it’s really important to teach our kids a more minimalist lifestyle at a young age and keep it in our conversation often especially around holidays and birthdays. So how do we do that?Every year before each major gift holiday, whether that’s a birthday or Christmas we go through Read more [...]

Last Minute Gift Ideas From Demeter {Oil Blends + Soy Candles}

I received product to facilitate this Last Minute Gift Ideas From Demeter post.  As always, all opinions are my own. Are you the type of person who likes to wait till the last minute to finish up your Christmas shopping?  If so, the race is on!  With just over a week before Christmas, it's time to get those last minute gifts.  But don't worry, Demeter is here to help!Last Minute Gift Ideas From Demeter Fragrance Library Demeter is on a mission is to make the pleasure and luxury of fine Read more [...]

APOSEN Handheld Vacuum Review

I received product from APOSEN to facilitate this post.  As always, all opinions are my own. Years ago when my husband and I first got married, we were gifted a small hand-held vacuum.  It was something we'd registered for and I couldn't have been happier.  I loved that little vacuum and used it all the time.  But sadly, after about 5 years, it quit charging.  Ever since, I've been on the hunt for a comparable replacement.  I've purchased several little vacuums but all came up short.  So Read more [...]