Family trips & tantrums…

We took the kids to Binder Park Zoo in Battle Creek Michigan this weekend. Now, we have been to A LOT of zoos--before the kids came along, my husband & I would take trips all over to visit different ones. With the kids, we still do that. Binder Park is one of our favorite. Michigan … Continue reading Family trips & tantrums…

Should you paint pantry/closet doors?

While I'm working on organizing the kids' stuff, I got sidetracked by our pantry. The standard white bifold door is starting to bore me. I love pops of color throughout the house. I don't know if I'll ever paint our walls anything outside of white, because I'm unable to pick a color and be confident … Continue reading Should you paint pantry/closet doors?

Adventures in cleaning!

So, the kids have basically taken over the house. My goal is to take at least some of it back! Before we built our house, we lived in a 3 bedroom apartment--it was a decent size for an apartment & when it was just 3 of us, space wasn't an issue so much. Our son … Continue reading Adventures in cleaning!

Our favorite–Oatmeal Raisin Banana Muffins!

We love, love, love banana bread in this house--in any form! And muffins are always the best for on the go. Or for breakfast, lunch...you get what I mean. I'm not a professional baker, but my son & I make awesome banana bread. That means awesome muffins! This is our recipe: 1/2 cup oats 1 … Continue reading Our favorite–Oatmeal Raisin Banana Muffins!