Best Foliage Plants for Your Garden

We have so many spaces in our yard that need gardening work from the previous owners. Empty pots in the front yard, an open garden on the side of the house, a triangular shaped piece in the far end of the backyard…. I never know where to start! But I want our home to look great and I want to enjoy the scenery so here are some tips for the best foliage plants for your garden.

Designing a garden that goes beyond blooms with a healthy dose of foliage plants can really add more

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Bathroom redecorating: lime green?

~Written in partnership with Softsoap. All opinions and photos (and terrible redecorating ideas) are my own đŸ˜‰

I was just over at a friend’s house and asked her to come decorate my house. They just got married a few months ago and the house is already painted all new colors, photos hung all over their walls, and is beautifully decorated. We’ve been in our new house for just over a year now and still haven’t hung up pictures :/ I HAVE, however, painted 3 rooms in the house, so I’m pretty proud of that

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Audio Fest NOW and Best Buy!

~Written in a partnership with Best Buy and their Audio Fest. All opinions are my own.

Did you know Audio Fest is happening right now at Best Buy stores across the country? It goes from March 2nd to April 4th, 2014, and is filled with specials, deals, and events for all things audio–making Best Buy the place to be! I just went this weekend đŸ˜‰ We’re big music fans and especially since having kids because there’s nothing better to cure a bad day or a sad mood than a DANCE PARTY!

Maybe you

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HomeLogic: natural cleaning products (giveaway)

Product was received from Natural HomeLogic to facilitate this review of natural cleaning products. All opinions are my own.

I think my husband and I have always been environmentally conscious—his civil engineering degree is with a specialty in environmental and one of my BS degrees is in environmental science—but never so much as when we had kids. It’s just something about being solely responsible for the well-being of a helpless, tiny human being! We made a lot of changes, but one that was a priority was making sure anything that went on their skin

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#UnShameYourPet with STAINMASTER PetProtect

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for STAINMASTER. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.

My babies before I had actual babies were our cats. I’ve had them for about 8 years, they moved to Iowa with me when I was in college, they brought my husband over to the dark side đŸ˜‰ (he was NOT a cat person before!), and they’ve stuck by us when we had 2 kids and not as much time for them. They are definitely my original babies! My

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Full Body Pillow by Essentia (giveaway)

~Product was received to facilitate this review. All opinions are my own.

I’ve had body pillows before, but I don’t think I truly appreciated them until I became pregnant…. then they were a MUST to be able to sleep comfortably! And since then, I’ve never looked back. My biggest problem with body pillows has been that they’re too thin or just go flat after using them for awhile… then they’re useless. Or that I need one on each side because I roll back and forth a lot when I sleep!

The full body

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Back-to-school with the Fellowes Saturn2 95 Laminator! (giveaway)

When I was a kid, I remember my mom had a little laminator for mini-sized projects. She was a teacher and I think maybe she used it for name tags. I used to draw pictures and laminate them… I used a lot as bookmarks! Now that I have two little ones of my own, I’m thrilled to have a laminator–and one that takes full-sized sheets of paper for more projects. I used to print or write so many things for Ryan and they could only be used once… we are having a blast with

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