Shared Bathroom Inspiration and Mood Board

About a month ago we discovered that our shower fixture was leaking in the kids/guest bath. Like you can’t turn the water all the way off. This unfortunately is not the first time this has happened. We have band-aided the situation several times. This issue lies in the original plumbing which honestly needs to be redone. But for me, and probably most DIYers, that just means an if-you-give-a-mouse-a-cookie-experience. Not familiar with that reference?? You should look it up – great children’s books about cause and effect. 😆 Here’s part one of the update that was completed for the ORC last fall. Be sure to keep reading to see my plans for part two!
 Shared bathroom space update part one
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High Five on Friday #4

Hi friends! Sorry it’s been a little quiet around here. Have you ever been in a slump? You know what I mean right? When you just don’t feel like doing anything. Well, this happened to me last week. You see the last few months have just got me holidayed and celebrated out. November – Thanksgiving, birthday. December – Christmas (and everything that goes along with that). January – birthdays and back to school. February – Valentine’s Day and birthday. I’m done. Don’t show me another decoration or idea or anything. But then, the internet…and my darling husband who is a constant source of encouragement to me. I found lots of great stuff to share and my creative juices are flowing like a river again – so be on the lookout for some fun stuff in the near future! Now on to the fun!
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My Three Favorite Homemade Cleaners

If you’ve been around here for a while you’ve seen a few posts about homemade cleaners. Several years back I was seriously tired of spending tons of money on cleaning supplies. Can anyone relate? It’s awful I know! I’d rather buy food. So, I did some research and decided to try my hand at making some cleaners on my own. Did you know that you are paying for mostly water?? Yep, me neither. Over the years I have reverted back to store bought on some products that I couldn’t find a suitable recipe for. But, there are three things that have lasted and the I LOVE. Because they do their job, and because they save me money.
The three homemade cleaners that I use in my home every week
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Keepsake Organization

If ever there was something I struggled organizing it would be kids keepsakes. This would include all those cute things you keep when they are little. Cards from grandma, school papers, awards, art projects. What in the world do you do with all of that stuff??? And why is there so much of it?? I shared almost a year ago about this dilemma and I’m happy to report that it has been resolved!! I pared this mess way down.
Kids keepsakes can take up so much space and be such a mess!
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High Five on Friday #3

How can it possibly be Friday again?!? This week flew by, but also creeped by ever so slowly. Does that make sense to anyone else?? We were busy as usual, but the days just seemed to go on forever, and most days I really just wanted to make it to my bed at the end of it all. Hubby has been sick the past couple of days, which is no good. Here’s praying that no one else gets whatever he has. Anyway….it’s Friday!! YAY!! I’ve got some great things to share again!
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