10 Ways To Perk Up Outdoor Living Spaces | Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

10 Ways To Perk Up Outdoor Living Spaces

You guys  - today I am SO excited to introduce our new Home & Garden contributor, Amy from Ms. Toody Goo Shoes!!  After a lengthy career in the TV industry, Amy "put her dress-for-success clothes into storage, and tried on her domestic 'genes' " and I cannot tell you what a blast it … [Read more...]

Tips For Decorating Kids Bathrooms

Kids Bathroom

Hi!  My name is Sue Jason and I am a blogger at My-Bathrooms blog. I have a passion for sharing ideas which include home improvement and decor and Claire has invited me over to share some colorful and fun tips today! 8 Tips For Decorating Kids Bathrooms  source Fitting a bathroom out for your … [Read more...]

A Little Claireification Turns ONE | A $300 “Blogiversary” Giveaway

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I have been thinking about this post for a few weeks now.  I started "A Little Claireification" one year ago today on October 1st, 2012 and I simply cannot believe how fast the last year has gone by. I am absolutely humbled and grateful to those of you that follow along and contribute your thoughts … [Read more...]

Metal Patio Furniture Makeover | A Restoration Hardware Rescue

Rust Before 1

Another Monday and we're halfway through June.  While the first "official" day of Summer may be June 21st, let me share a little something with you. Straight. Up.  Summer has arrived here in Florida, make no mistake.  I am talking the full-on hot, sweaty, "dog days of Summer"! And I know now that I … [Read more...]

31 Days To An Organized Home: Day 24 – The Kitchen Reveal

Thanks for stopping by!  This is Day #24 of my "31 Days To An Organized Home" challenge.  If you missed it, you can catch up with Day #1 here! __________________________________________________ Well here we are on the 24th of October already!  Seven days until Halloween and my kid's costumes still … [Read more...]

31 Days To An Organized Home: Day 22 – Step Into The Kitchen

Thanks for stopping by!  This is Day #22 of my "31 Days To An Organized Home" challenge.  If you missed it, you can catch up with Day #1 here! __________________________________________________ I don't know about you guys but today is a perfect example of a stereotypical "Monday".   Not to be snarky … [Read more...]

31 Days To An Organized Home: Day 17 – The Front Room Makeover {Reveal}

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Thanks for stopping by!  This is Day #17 of my "31 Days To An Organized Home" challenge.  If you missed it, you can catch up with Day #1 here! __________________________________________________ Whew. This room has been a mental (and sometimes physical) challenge!   Ultimately, this space is a … [Read more...]

31 Days To An Organized Home: Day 16 – Organizing The (Dreaded) Front Room

Hi there!  This is Day #16 of my "31 Days To An Organized Home" challenge.  If you missed it, you can catch up with Day #1 here! __________________________________________________ OK, "dreaded" is probably a little dramatic. But this one IS a doozy!  Since we moved in, the front room has sort of … [Read more...]

31 Days To An Organized Home: Day 15 – The Dining Room Makeover

Hi there!  This is Day #15 of my "31 Days To An Organized Home" challenge.  If you missed it, you can catch up with Day #1 here! __________________________________________________ Halfway through October??   That's just crazy talk. What a challenging and inspirational month it has been!  And, … [Read more...]

31 Days To An Organized Home: Day 14 – Master Bedroom Makeover {Reveal}

Master BR After _1A

  Wow - what a difference getting organized can make (not to mention some new bed linens and a little spray paint!).  If you saw the last post, you know our room was in pretty bad shape.  Honestly it was one of those projects that was just hard to start, but once we got going, it was … [Read more...]

31 Days To An Organized Home: Day 7 – Organizing The Patio Container Garden

Today was a beautiful day to be outside and, while I don't have the inside of the house completely figured out yet, I truly LOVE the view from our back patio. This photo was taken in May just a day or two after we moved in so, aside from the purple "swim noodle" in the pool,  there's not much going … [Read more...]