How to Shop at One Kings Lane and Get Great Things but Not Spend All of Your Money

Remember how I promised to tell you how I shop at One Kings Lane? Last fall my sweet friend Jessica sent me an email about One Kings Lane and introduced me to them.  OKL {can we call it that from here on out?} is kind of an online sample sale that’s open to the public.  Their deeply discounted {up to 70% off} many times luxury items are listed for 72 hours and often sell out before the sale ends.  The only thing you need to do to have access to the sales is join by entering in your email address so OKL can send you sale emails {no worries, you can set your email preferences to get them less often, but I like to be reminded to check every day}.

OKL carries ALL sorts of items all relating to home.  These bakers seem to be one of the most popular~they always sell out within hours and see, only $18. But they carry much much more than $18 bakers.

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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 […]

A Home School Room

I have one. We decided to homeschool a few months before we moved last year and I was really hoping our house would have an extra room where we could have all our homeschool stuff without junking up other rooms of my house. I scoured the inner nets looking for photos of this elusive room […]

A Day in the Life

There is a new online homeschool magazine called Heart of the Matter that I’ve been looking at and they are hosting a day in the life of a homeschool family. You can do it too! Me, I start out with too much of this. And not enough of this.Usually, an empty this.And, lots of this. […]

out of the mouths of babes

We were cleaning up after our spaghetti and meatball dinner. He mumbled “Mommy, (actually ‘maaie’ to be exact) I have something to tell you.” “Okay,” I said. “I don’t want Landis to hear,” said he. After his brother left the room he rubbed his rosy, spaghetti stained cheek up to mine and said in my […]

When worlds collide

I received the newest Ballard catalog today. About a year ago when I was in my design prime I got my biggest assignment to date. I was somehow entrusted with the redesign of a much loved local bakery that wanted to redefine it’s look and have a friendlier feel of a desert cafe. I already […]