HM Home

H&M Home Now Online!

After waiting years for H&M to allow online purchases in the US, it’s finally here! Not online is the apparel section available, but H&M Home is as well! You know what that means…...
DIY Hammock

Make a Homemade Hammock

As I wandered through the most recent MintLife posts, I came across a great article about outdoor DIY projects. Since summer is in full swing here in South Florida, I thought I would share one of the...
seasonal cleaning

A Printable Guide to Seasonal Cleaning

On rainy days like today, I’m particularly reminded of the importance of seasonal cleaning. Why you ask? One word: allergies. If you have allergies, rainy days make things about 1,000 times wor...
black friday

It’s BLACK FRIDAY!!!!

  Target is reinventing the wheel, aka the Mayan calendar, aka the calendar. No, we won’t aren’t expecting the end of the world again, rather were waiting for the end of high prices....
internet

What to do when you don’t have Internet

Oh, the woes of moving into a new apartment. So, as the title suggests, I AM without internet, which means that, for the time being, I have been slipping into cyber cafes, libraries and high school m...
flowers

DIY: Paper Flowers

I was at West Elm this past week and fell in love with their paper flowers, but at $6-12 each stem I decided to pass. I started thinking….there has to be an easier way to go about this. Persona...
blanket fort

Building a Blanket Fort

So my niece is coming into town in a few days and her one request– BLANKET FORT!!!!! Yeah, she yelled it out! So without delay…   Now that you have your blankets, nerf guns and other...
small

IKEA Small Spaces Project

I just finished moving in to my new apartment and I am absolutely loving it! I was amazed at the gems I found at local consignment stores, the Salvation Army and especially IKEA! I love the element o...
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LOVE LIST: Abstract Art

For me, my art preferences is one of those things that is constantly in flux. One day I love sail boats and the next I’m loving minimalist pencil drawings. Currently, I am obsessed with abstrac...