No Need for a Noisy Dishwasher

Today’s homes are more likely to feature an eat-in kitchen or be an open concept with other rooms like the living room or family room. We have a big open room like this in our home and while this creates a lovely inclusive atmosphere letting me prep lunches while the kids do homework, it also means a loud dishwasher can interrupt our evening conversations. (more…)

Finding Balance During the Christmas Holidays

Christmas is the busiest and most stressful time of the year. Period. Yes, you found the best presents you know everyone will envy. Yes, you wrapped them in the prettiest paper and largest bows. Yes, you will place them perfectly around the tallest and fullest tree you could find – although you nearly poked your eye out bringing it through the door. But it’s the best!! (more…)