31 Days To A Less Messy Nest Day 14:: Coffee Cabinet & A Giveaway

This post is dedicated to my sister, the person who introduced me to the wonders of the coffee cabinet. For at least 6 years now {in 5 different houses} we’ve had a coffee cabinet.  You know how you always try to put your coffee maker right next to the sink so you can easily get […]

31 Days To A Less Messy Nest Day 13:: Edit Much

Lately, I’ve asked myself what’s the least amount of items I can have displayed and still love the look? Not that I’m trying to go minimalist or anything, I think you can tell that by my full gallery wall.  But what has my obsession been with much? In years past, I asked myself, How can […]

31 Days To a Less Messy Nest Day 12:: Hanging Clothes

not my closet I have no right, whatsoever to talk about closets.  Mine is perpetually not tidy.  But the problem isn’t my hanging clothes. I’ll tell you my biggest issue with my closet in another post.  My hanging clothes actually look pretty good and I owe it to two tricks. 1. All of my clothes […]

31 Days to a Less Messy Nest Day 11:: Group it

We’ve all heard it a million times.  Group like things together.  Duh. Collections are like that, they just look good all together.  I’ve had my hutch for years.  And I’ve always had my white dishes in it.  But, they’ve always had other guests as well.  I mean, I know about grouping like stuff together, I […]

31 Days To A Less Messy Nest Day 10:: Simple Solutions for Everyday Issues

Over the past few months {years?} I’ve heard myself barking the same reminders to my boys, “hang your book bag up, don’t pour too much cereal, you can’t use 18 different cups before lunch…“.  My husband and I made a few simple changes in our home and now I can save my words for better […]

Man Station:: 31 Days to a Less Messy Nest Day 9

There’s a little area right next to where he walks in at the back door. A dresser drawer or two, a basket, a flat surface and a little cabinet with shelves is all it takes. He can pack it full off all sorts of unsightly stuff.  Pipes, whistles, tape measures, sunglasses, stray bullets, receipts, playing […]