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This Week In My Home: Let’s Just Do Something!

  I am beyond over trying to work out those last two weeks of jobs.  Sigh.  No good, no good at all, came of all that struggle to do things.  I can't say I'll ignore those tasks altogether but there's a reason why I've no enthusiasm for them, so let's do something else...Now to figure out what something else shall be. We've one  whole week of August to go and then just a day or two and it's over and done.  That makes me sad, it does truly, because we all know that regardless of what a calendar says, when September rolls around we cease to think of summer.  We tend to tuck our chins down and roll our sleeves...

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What could be more fun than mucking around in a big pile of mud?  Making it FIZZ!  Rosie and Jewel had lots of fun with this activity, and they got to explore elements of science while fully engaging the senses.

Read on to see how we made mud using just two ingredients! For all the best kids activities follow us on Pinterest and Facebook. Today, we combined a few ingredients to make the most amazing play mud for kids, and the best part is that this recipe is super "clean".  If you are apprehensive about your children playing in real mud give this activity a try!  How to Make FIZZY Mud for Kids Materials Baking soda Corn starch Food coloring Water Bin/container Method Begin by combining roughly equal amounts of baking soda and corn starch in a large bin or container.  Add 2-3 spoons of black food coloring. Then, slowly begin to add water and mix, slowly adding more water and mixing until the desired consistency is reached.  You want the mixture to...

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Minimalist bathrooms ideas and styles are often precise, functional, and stark

The uncluttered and neat styling is attained by reducing the majority of the decor or even using useful items to be used as decor. The end result is efficient, roomy, and pleasant bathrooms. Nevertheless, many conceive minimalism as harsh and bleak. Here are a few minimalist bathroom ideas and simple bathroom designs which will enhance the appearance of your respective bathroom and allow you to love the effectiveness of minimalism too! DARK WOOD 3north The shower niche is not just functional; it also adds character to the room. RESPLENDENT Mantis Design + Build, LLC Have a luxurious shower experience with clouds above your head. MARBLE TILE Luxe Remodel The black hardware and shower frame stand out in an all-white bathroom....

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The Women Making Conspiracy Theories Beautiful

Illustrations by Charlotte FosA blush-colored square filled with the all-caps advice SHOW UP EVERY DAY FOR SOMETHING YOU BELIEVE IN belongs to one of the least remarkable categories of Instagram content: visually unchallenging, impossible to disagree with, pink. Even if people do not exactly know how to show up every day for something they believe in—particularly during a pandemic—the basic spirit of the message is blandly uplifting for a millisecond during a bleary-eyed morning scroll through the feed: Today, I will, in some way, demonstrate that I believe in something, somehow! Hardly anything about it would dissuade the casual follower from double-tapping her appreciation before moving on.But this particular image, posted in March by the Utah-based fashion, beauty, and parenting...

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Creating a Wardrobe You Can Actually “Shop”

Have you seen all those great “shop your closet” posts?  I personally love them, but what if you have a closet you can’t shop? With a few tweaks, we can have you shopping from your own wardrobe ASAP. To start, you may have a few complaints about your current wardrobe. Like  what if your wardrobe doesn’t seem to go together?  What if you are tired of the clothes you have, or what if much of your wardrobe doesn’t fit, either your body or the person you are now?  I’ve experienced all three of these situations, so I can totally relate when one of my friends says “I have nothing to wear”  I’m completely bored with my clothes or I can’t...

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