DIY weekly menu planner (and a free printable!)

DIY weekly menu plan

Every January I have the urge to deep clean my house from top to bottom, to buy one of everything at the Container Store, and to organize every single thing in my life from our closets to our schedule. Somehow, miraculously, it actually feels like I am making some headway this year. Part of this […]

a project a week for 2013

a project a week for 2013

You might’ve noticed last post (or in some other gushing-about-my-love-for-making-list-post along the way) that I love making lists and getting organized. I also love New Year’s for the push to do just that. I also have a really unfinished house. I feel like we’ve spent the last four months making our new house into a […]

the ultimate lego table

lego table with magnetic side strips (how to)

Our lego fanatic (aka Burke) had a Lego Table on his Christmas wishlist. Of course, they are $150 (and totally DIYable), so we decided to make one ourselves instead. Making the Lego table itself is pretty self explanatory- assemble a small table (we got a white IKEA Lack table for $8), gorilla glue four Lego […]

freezer crockpot cooking (round 2)- ten dinners, just one prep

freezer crockpot cooking round 2

I know that this will sound silly, but this freezer crockpot stuff feels absolutely revolutionary to me. Part of it, I’m sure, is that I count on naptime to ‘work’ (sew, create, blog), which always makes dinnertime sneak up on me. But having something already-prepped to put in the crockpot in the morning feels… well, […]