At a recent gathering of women, I overheard a conversation that is becoming all too familiar in our social circles. The conversation went like this: “We don’t have enough space” and, “We need to buy a bigger place because we are squished in our home and the kids’ junk just seems to be multiplying.”
Home décor does not have to be tedious - or expensive. Take the hard work out of the process, get creative and embrace the variety of ways you can add personal touches to your home that are not only decorative, but functional.
When I was a kid, lots of my friends shared a bedroom with a brother or sister - that was just how things were. My own daughters, however, were horrified at the prospect. One likes fairies and one loves bugs; one is a dog person, the other is into cats. How could they possibly share one bedroom?! Yes, there were some tears, but our story has a happy ending.
The days are getting shorter, the air is getting brisker and those long, lazy days of sprinkler sessions have passed. It’s time to get back in gear, hit the books and get ready for fall; for new beginnings, beautiful autumn colors and comfort food. It’s also back-to-school time, and that usually means that you’re going to test the limits of your bank account… keep your money (and your sanity!) in check, with these 10 tips for your fall on a budget.
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