Author Archives: Kristin, Exploring Domesticity

Disney Packing: 7 Overlooked Items You Should Have In Your Bag

Packing for a Disney vacation can be a bit overwhelming. I’m sure you have all the basics covered, but how about those things that can take you to Disney Packing Pro status?

We have a list of 7 overlooked items you should have in your bag before heading to Disney.

You’ll be glad you did!

7 Overlooked things you should have in your bag before heading to Walt Disney World


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Five Steps to Get Your House Ready for a Home Inspection

You have an offer, but now you’re wondering how to get your house ready for a home inspection. No need to worry!

There are a few simple things to consider when you’re planning to get your house ready for a home inspection.

We’ve narrowed it down to five easy steps. Keep these in mind and your house will be ready for a home inspection in no time!

Ace your Home Inspection with the 5 easy steps


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Farmhouse Tables: Dining Room Storage with Farmhouse Style


These Farmhouse Tables are not hard to make, but they make a big impact. Using all scrap or reclaimed wood, these come together quickly and cost next to nothing. Or nothing at all in our case!

See how we use two in our dining room for storage and gorgeous style!

Simple Farmhouse Table - Dining Room Storage with Farmhouse Style


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Camper Spare Tire Covers – Easily add some personality to your camper

Easily add personality to your camper with these fun camper spare tire covers.

We’ve found the cute, clever, patriotic, and pretty. Also those who want adventure, those who like rustic, and some specifically for pop up campers.

You’ll love these for your camper. It’s a very simple way to add a lot of charm.

Camper Spare Tire Covers - Easy way to add personality to your camper with covers for any style

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DIY American Girl Doll Holder {or 18 inch doll holder}

Looking for a way to organize your little one’s dolls? Store your 18 inch dolls up off the floor with this easy DIY American Girl Doll Holder.

Display your little lady’s dolls up on the wall instead of strewn all over the floor.

It’s easier than you think!

DIY American Girl Doll Holder - make your own holder for 18 inch dolls

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How to Keep Kids from Waking Up Too Early

Sleep is important for both kids and parents. But how can we keep those kiddos sleeping longer in those early morning hours? Here are some helpful tips: How to Keep Kids from Waking Up Too Early.

To create a routine or to be flexible? Set up the room and the child for later sleeping hours, or find something for independent morning play? How about a sleep aid?

There is no one right way for every child, but here are some options to consider for how to keep kids from waking up too early and giving tired parent a break!

How to Keep Kids from Waking Up Too Early

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Stardust Book Series: Inspire a Love of Science in Children


Introduce your children to the wonder of science. Combining cute stories, gorgeous illustrations, and science children can understand is the Stardust Book Series

These book are written by a father-daughter (age 12!) team with a love of science they want to share with young children with ideas they can understand. In addition, the books are stunning and sure to be something your kids will love.

Stardust book series second book: Stardust Explores the Solar System

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Mudroom Built In Cubbies: Hidden Storage and Mudroom Organization

These mudroom built in cubbies have so much room for storage!

Hidden storage behind the doors, hooks on the front for easy hanging, and plenty of space for off-season clothing and household items.

We’re so excited to reveal our new mudroom to you!

Mudroom Built In Cubbies - Hidden Storage and Mudroom Organization for kids and families

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Use Your Planner – The BEST Way to Stay Organized

There is only one way a planner help keep you organized. You have to actually Use Your Planner!

With these realistic tips, make your planner something you will actually use.

There are many articles out there for organizing your planner, making it pretty, having all the right tools, etc… But here is the BEST way to make sure you actually Use Your Planner!

Tips to Make Sure You Use Your Planner - The BEST Way to Stay Organized

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Airplane Valentines – DIY Non-Candy Valentine’s Day Treats

Think outside the box of the traditional candy and card Valentines this year. These Airplane Valentines are so easy and a very fun candy alternative!

All you need are some airplane party favors or small toys, a printer, and some adorable washi tape.

This is so much better than candy!

Airplane Valentines - Fun DIY Non-Candy Class Treat with cute airplane sayings

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