It’s one of those things that you don’t know you need so badly until you have it — a smart home. A fridge that texts you a grocery list or house that talks to you might be a bit extreme for the everyday family, but there are ways to have a smart, helpful home that isn’t only practical but more affordable. Keep reading for 3 ways to make your home smarter! Read more
Is your master bedroom a peaceful oasis from your kids, or an enjoyable space to share with the littles? I co-sleep with my daughter so my master bedroom has always had her and all of her toys in it, despite her having her own room. But when we moved to our new home recently I decided that I’d re-design the space a bit, minus all of Savannah’s toys. Keep reading to see how I made a comfortable bright and simple master bedroom space for adults that accommodates the kids, too.
The mint, gray and white color combo is huge this year. I noticed it as a rising trend while at the ABC Expo in October and immediately started planning my son’s nursery room with these colors paired with a star, moon and cloud theme. Not only does this room design allow for great color contrast, but it’s gender-neutral and simply gorgeous. Keep reading to see more! Read more
When my daughter was a baby I wished I had bought some clothing dividers to make it easier to grab a new outfit when I was low on sleep, so this time around I made some to fit the star, moon & cloud theme in kiddo’s nursery. Whether it fits your theme or you just like stars, this free printable will make organizing all your baby clothes a bit easier, and sorting sizes a breeze! Read more
After two years trying to conceive and an IVF journey, Cleveland mama Kristin Moore and her husband brought home their little miracle, Alice, in July. They never planned on naming her Alice or being inspired by Alice in Wonderland for this super sweet un-themed nursery, but they did, and the result is beautiful.
Whether you typically send out a Christmas card without fail every year or you’re in the, “I meant to but then time ran out” camp, sending a New Year’s card instead just might be a better option for your family. After all, we all want to stay in touch with friends and family, but can’t always meet that November deadline to get cards out. Keep reading for five ways skipping the Christmas wishes to send out New Year’s cards instead may just save you some stress. Read more
Looking for a super easy dish to make from scratch for your next gathering? Try this super easy apple crumble! I found this recipe online and just had to try it as a simpler alternative to my usual apple pie. The kiddo was able to help mix everything up and it requires so much less prep work and cleanup, too. All you need is a medium bowl and your pie dish! Simply mix the first ingredients in the pie dish and the second batch in the medium bowl, then pour it over top. Because there’s no crust to make there’s also less mess and things that are hand wash only (yay!) at the end of baking time. Give this recipe a try with your family —You’ll love it! Read more
When I hosted the whole family at my house for Thanksgiving for the first time a few years ago the pressure was on to find delicious recipes that didn’t take up my whole day. I discovered a photocopy of a Golden Apple Cobbler recipe in one of my cookbooks and adapted it to my liking and it was a hit! Since then it’s become a tradition for Savannah and I to make this recipe together for holidays or family gatherings where something sweet is needed. Keep reading for the printable recipe!
Savvy Every Day had the pleasure of attending the ABC Kids Expo in Las Vegas for the very first time last week, and though it was just for one day boy is there a lot to share with you! This annual expo hosted over 900 companies that offer products/services for babies and kids and all of these companies showcased what’s coming to the market in 2017— It’s amazing. But of all these cool products there were a few new trends and extra exciting updates that I just had to share with you. Keep reading for exciting baby & kiddo product design trends to expect in stores soon. Read more
Looking for the right bathroom look for fall . . . or any time of year, really? Check out this super adorable coral colored bathroom! My daughter absolutely loves it, but I think it’s great for adults, too. I found this lovely look while hunting for the right bathroom setup for the apartment we’re moving into before our house is built (it has two shower/bath combos and we only have one now), and since our move has been a bit delayed I decided to set it up for us to enjoy a bit early. Whether you have a big kid or a tot, this new design will make using the bathroom fun and functional! Read more