Melissa is a former accountant, former educator, and current stay at home mom. She has two sons, Blake (12) and Owen (7). Residing on the Northshore for the last 15 years with her husband of 15 years and their sons, Melissa enjoys the simple life of coffee, country music, gardening, and decorating.

5 Simple Summer Tips to Keep Your Child’s Brain HOT

I know, I know…we have all done our duty with homeschooling over the last nine weeks, and the last thing you want to hear about is teaching! However, the tips I am going to...

Budget Friendly Decorating Tips While in Quarantine

I’m not a decorator by degree or by trade, but I’m a decorator at heart. I like my home to feel like a sanctuary. While we are all spending more time in our homes...

Hatching Butterflies: A Spring Tradition

Little did I know that eleven years ago on my son’s first birthday he would get a gift that would become a family tradition! My son Blake received a butterfly garden for his first...