Archive for the IKEA Tag

Ending the Bedroom Dysfunction

So remember last summer when I was trying to figure out the best sleeping arrangements for all of us? Right. I thought I had a workable set up. Turns out I was WRONG.  WAY WRONG. Ever since, we’ve been in a state of mild to moderate bedroom dysfunction. I’ll admit, some of it was short-sightedness on my part.  I completely
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What I Do When I’m Not Here. . .#1

I came across a few photos in my phone and I wanted to share them but I wasn’t sure I could effectively incorporate them into my typical posts so I’m thinking about starting a new weekly feature called “What I Do When I’m Not Here.” It’s certainly not a new idea. . .other bloggers do it. It’s probably going to
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You Can Accomplish This Before Your Effing Head Explodes: Cheap Kid’s Craft/Activity with Plastic Placemats

We like birds. You know how when you like something, you start being gifted things related to your interest? It’s great! Unless you have a super teensy house like we do and too much of anything is well, just too MUCH! But we still love us some birds. . .For Christmas, I was gifted some adorable Ikea place mats with.
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Once Again, I Stand Corrected

Remember how I was all enthralled with the pint-sized Ikea table and chairs Mac’s Grandparents gave him for his first birthday? Remember how I was all excited to share when I gave them a chalkboard paint upgrade? Remember I thought they were SUPER FUN?! I WAS WRONG!!! So terribly wrong. The other day I was in the kitchen prepping dinner when
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Crammed In Like Sardines: My Insane “Upgrades” and A Quick Project

I’m plotting. . .lots of plans to give the old gal (aka our 100+ year old row house) a facelift. A lot of things are driving this added self-imposed insanity. . . 1.  I’m a type A psycho and I hate hate hate seeing the house starting to show some age from the first major overhaul we gave her nearly
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Stuff We Love: IKEA Kiddie Table and Chairs

Yeah.  I cringe when I hear IKEA too. You walk through the displays.  You fall in love with a flugenkranker.  The price seems so reasonable.  The flugenkranker looks so attractive and substantial.  You heart melts.  You MUST have it! Then like any other relationship, reality sets in. You can’t easily find your flugenkranker in the gigantic warehouse.  Sometimes, even if
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