There aren’t enough hours in the day, right? With work, helping the kids with their homework, preparing meals, cleaning up after everyone and putting yet another load of laundry on, there’s very little time for sleep – let alone DIY and crafting! you look at that bare wall in the den or the ratty […] Keep Reading


There's a new ultimate e-book bundle coming out soon, and this time it's all DIY! Plus, this week there's a fun, free mini-course available, written in cooperation with Myquillen Smith, who some of you may know as "The Nester." It's all about rediscovering your creativity, and it's completely FREE! Just enter your first name and email […] Keep Reading

How to Make Bread Dough in a Stand Mixer


In this post, I mentioned that I've recently mastered making multiple loaves of bread at a time using my stand mixer, and my friend, Lauren, asked: "Could you do a post for your bread you make in the stand mixer? I don’t have a bread machine and just haven’t found a good one yet. Would […] Keep Reading

No More Play Time Guilt

In response to yesterday's post, a reader asked, "how much time do you spend playing with DJ? I have a 4 year old boy who wants me to entertain him all day long. I can’t get anything done because even when I am not playing with him, he keeps begging me to and I feel […] Keep Reading

Finding Your Rhythm

"Hi Heather, I just recently found your blog and was wondering if you could help me. I'm a new sahm with a toddler and I can't figure out how to plan my days. I never know what the best use for my time is so I end up doing nothing. I'm (sic) tried different scheduling […] Keep Reading

My 2015 Reading List

When I was in second grade, my teacher told my mother that I had a passion for reading unlike that of any other student she'd ever had - to the point where I was often caught reading instead of doing my work, and I sometimes borrowed so many books from the school library that I […] Keep Reading

Weekly News Digest – January 9th, 2015


I want to thank all of you for your understanding, encouragement, and kindness in response to my last post. As I said in the post itself, it's just really nice to feel not so alone! This week, I've been....hibernating, I guess? I don't know how else to describe it, but basically I've been eating way too many […] Keep Reading

For those who requested it. The original post has also been updated […] Keep Reading