I Sawed Off the Awkward Changing Table Hump!

Or I should say, my husband sawed off the awkward changing table hump! These days new parents are using beautiful credenzas and dressers as changing tables. What a smart idea. I used a traditional changing table complete with "awkward hump" that I really loved when my children were babies.  It was only awkward when I no longer wanted to use it as a changing table. I can't complain because my mom purchased this for my ten year old when he was a baby. He used it as a dresser until baby … [Read more...]

What should you do with your old gate? Don’t throw it away!

Last Summer, my neighbors were having a new fence put up.  One day while the installers were working, I happened to head out to the mailbox just as they were leaving for lunch.  They had left a huge pile of old fence parts at the end of the driveway.  And there it was...just gleaming in all its glory...this beautiful gate: I had to think fast. I grabbed my son who was nine at the time and had him help me haul it into the garage. I had no idea what I was going to do with it ( I was … [Read more...]