Archive | February, 2011

Spreadin’ the Love

28 Feb

Obviously my humble little blog here is brand-spankin’-new but long before I started a blog, I read them… A LOT!!  In fact, blogs are where I usually find about 95% of my inspiration for organizing projects.  I figured, instead of selfishly keeping all of this fabulousness to myself, I would let you in on what I’m lovin’ these days.  Of course, you may already know about one, two, or a few blogs that I mention but if not, be sure to bookmark them, follow them, “like” them on Facebook and just generally show them some L-O-V-E!


Stephanie and her “entourage” of contributing writers are extremely  knowledgeable when it comes to natural living.  This site covers everything from cloth diapering to herbal medicine to organic gardening.  I appreciate that it’s from a Christian perspective but even if that doesn’t necessarily appeal to you, you will learn a lot from these ladies!
A bowl full of lemons.
Toni has some serious organizing and cleaning skills!  I am always inspired to either label something or attack every surface in my home with a cloth and some cleaner.  If you’re in a rut, she can definitely help you dig your way out if it!
If it were ever appropriate to use the term “blog crush”, I would have to use it in reference to Sherry and John over at Young House Love!  Not only are they great decorators and home improvement buffs, but I’m convinced they could take a room from drab to fab with just $100 and a paint brush!!
So, there you have some of my favorite blog reads.  I hope to post more in the future as I come across amazing new-to-be-blogs almost daily.  I’ll have you all as blog-obsessed as I am (if you’re not already)!  Mwahahahaha (evil laughter)!  🙂
PLEASE NOTE
For you 9-5ers out there: I cannot be held responsible for the hours of time you spend at work being unproductive because you are too busy reading these blogs to file paperwork and answer phone calls! 
Those of you who hold down the homefront on a daily basis: Please do not blame me for what may fall by the wayside while you read these fabulous blogs.  (Burned meals?  Marker murals on the walls due to unsupervised children?)
HAHA!  All joking aside, I hope you enjoy and are inspired by these blogs as much as I do.
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What I’m Working On: Routines (Take Two)

28 Feb
 
Last week, I wrote about my need for a new routine/schedule.  As promised, I’m here to update you on what I’ve done.  I’m so excited because I think I’ve found something that works pretty well for our family. 

Disclaimer: just because this works for our family doesn’t mean it’s going to work for yours.  Every family is unique, thus your family’s needs are going to be unique as well.  If you’re starting from scratch, write down what you do in a day and use that as a foundation.  Then, change it whenever you need to.

In that first routines post, I told you how I’m a big fan of the Flylady.  She strongly endorses creating a morning, afternoon, and before bed routine.  I took her advice and created a routine for our family.  Here’s what those routines look like:

MORNING

  • Wake Up @ 4:30 am (So I can get work done before little man wakes up, gives me more time to focus on being a mommy when he is awake.)
  • Make Bed (So I can’t crawl back in it!)
  • Make Hubby’s Lunch (It’s easier for me to force myself to get up when someone else is dependent on me.)
  • Hubby Leaves; Start a Load of Laundry
  • Load/Unload Dishwasher
  • Blogging work or housework
  • Little Man Wakes Up (7:30-ish AM)
    • Make Bed
    • Change Diaper/Get Dressed
    • Brush Hair/Teeth
  • Make/Eat Breakfast

AFTERNOON – Beginning around 4 pm or so

  • General pick up (try to get everything back to a somewhat orderly state so the hubbs doesn’t walk directly into a chaotic home after a long day’s work) 
  • Make/Eat Dinner
  • Family Time
  • Daddy helps Little Man with his before bed routine (while Mommy finished chores):
    • Bath/Put on PJ’s
    • Brush Teeth
    • Story Time/Prayers (Mommy joins them at this point)
    • Lights Out
  • Household chores wrap up/whole house pick up (finish cleaning up kitchen; put scattered things back where they go; complete any unfinished chores)

BEFORE BED ROUTINE

  • Check Calendar (To see what will be going on tomorrow – appointments, playdates, meals, chores, etc.)
  • Lay out clothes for next day (Workout clothes AND regular clothes – if we have to leave the house)
  • Spend Time with Hubby (Watch TV, play a board game, etc.)
  • Shower/Put on PJ’s
  • Read a book or journal
  • Lights out

This is what my morning, afternoon, and before bed routines are looking like right now.  Remember, the great thing about routines is that they can always be changed if they no longer work for you.  In fact, I think it’s a good idea to reevaluate your routines regularly to make sure you are accomplishing all that you hope to accomplish.

You’ve probably noticed that I haven’t assigned a task to every minute of my day.  As much as I love to be organized, I do like for my time to be flexible.  I don’t want to have a schedule that stresses me out.  If it does cause stress, then it’s not serving its purpose.

Instead of having my day completely mapped out for me, I simply keep track of what needs to be done during the week.  For example, I have chosen to focus on cleaning 2 -3 rooms each day.  (In the near future, I will create a checklist so that I can make sure I’m not forgetting anything from week to week.)  Also, I focus on a different category of laundry each day.  If I don’t have but one load to do, I can always do a load of something else that needs to get done.

Here’s how my days are looking right now:

  • Monday 
    • Chores (Entry, Dining Area, Kitchen)
    • Laundry (Little Man’s Clothes)
  • Tuesday 
    • Chores (Laundry Room, Living Room, Hallway)
    • Laundry (Towels)
  • Wednesday 
    • Chores (Linen Closet, Hall Bath, Little Man’s Bedroom)
    • Laundry (Bed Linens)
  • Thursday 
    • Chores (Master Suite – Bedroom, Bathroom, Closet)
    • Laundry (Whites, Kitchen Cloths)
  • Friday 
    • Chores (Pay Bills, Reorganize Fridge/Pantry – prepare for grocery shopping on Saturday mornings – Catch up if necessary)
    • Laundry (Hubby’s Work Clothes)
  • Saturday 
    • Planning Retreat (I take about 1 – 2 hours to look at the coming week and plan: appointments, blog posts, meals, etc.)
    • Errands (Grocery Shopping, Library, etc.)
    • Laundry (Catch up if necessary)
    • FAMILY FUN DAY (Go to the park, grandparent’s house, etc.)
  • Sunday 
    • Church & Rest (I try to do the bare minimum when it comes to chores and cooking so that I can truly relax, be with my family, and meditate on my Lord.) 

One thing I didn’t mention is exercise.  With the warmer weather, I usually meet a friend of mine (who lives right around the corner from us) and walk the neighborhood.  I didn’t add it in anywhere because we don’t really have a set time per say, we just try to make it happen every day (or at the very least, every other day.)  We walk for about an hour whenever the weather is nice.  When it’s cold or raining, I try to do a workout DVD either in the mornings before little man wakes up or during his nap time.  If all else fails, I’ll turn on a dance workout and get him to do it along with me.  (Well, being that he’s only two, I wouldn’t really say he participates as much as he bounces up and down a few times and then stares at me like I’ve lost my mind!)  🙂

Of course I didn’t list every single thing that I do in a day, but hopefully you get a general idea.  Obviously this routine will change once a second child comes (No, I’m not preggers yet.)  and will change once again when we start homeschooling little man (preK will be here sooner than I think!).  Also, in the spirit of being completely honest with you, I will say that I don’t always follow these routines to a “T”.  I mean, I make an honest effort to complete the routines and chores but sometimes it just doesn’t happen.  For example, I don’t always wake up at 4:30 am (in fact, I didn’t this morning).  If I do get up that early, I will usually join little man for his nap.  Because I didn’t wake up that early today, I am not taking a nap.

Do you have a routine?  If so, what’s yours?  If not, what is preventing you from establishing one?

If you have any questions about my routine or how to go about creating one of your own, feel free to email me at ourtaylormadehome@gmail.com or leave me a comment below.

T.G.I.F.

25 Feb


Happy friday, everyone!  I’m taking it easy today and spending some quality time with my little man.  Our weekend will be somewhat uneventful:  Saturday, we have the usual errands to tend to, but I do have a girls’ night in I’m supposed to be attending – can’t wait!  And Sunday is our church and relaxation day.  And as promised, I’ll be back on Monday with a follow-up on my routine that I’ve been working on.

I hope you all have a fabulous weekend and I’ll see you back here on Monday!

P.S. Kirsten from 6th Street Design School has just featured the home of Sara, the woman behind the blog August Fields.  And check out what I saw!


It’s a boys bunk room!  Each little one has his own light and bookshelves built in.  Isn’t it amazing!  Makes me want to have tons of kiddos.  🙂  In all seriousness, the hubbs and I do want more children but we don’t know exactly how many God will bless us with.  At least now I know that I could just have a boys’ bunk room and a girls’ bunk room.  Imagine how much fun Sara’s kids must have with sleepovers!!
Here’s a similar bed:

Here’s another cool option:

Okay, now I’m gone for real this time.  I just couldn’t help myself once I stumbled upon Sara’s room.  BTW, her home also sports a killer homeschool room.  It even features a vintage school room door and a cute bell.  It’s definitely going in my inspiration file!
Alright, seriously, I’ll let you go.  Enjoy your weekend!

Creating a Home You Love

24 Feb

So, this morning I’m visiting my usual blogs when I stumble upon some recommended reading from Shelley over at House of Smiths.  Two of the three really struck a cord with me: Your House is not a Store from Hooked On Houses and Are We Overexposed to Design? from Little Green Notebook



The first article talked about how we often feel pressured to create a home that’s magazine ready.  You know, it’s spotless, everything coordinates, and vignettes are placed on every available surface.  But where does this pressure come from?  Magazines?  Blogs?  Both?



The second article talked about how sometimes we start a project for our home and then stop dead in our tracks because we feel like what we’re doing has already been done too many times.  It doesn’t matter if we love the fabric our thing that particular pieces of furniture is perfect for our space.  We are paralyzed by the fear of what others are going to think.

Both of these articles encouraged me because they showed me that it’s okay to have a house that is lived in and loved rather than simply admired by people who may never even step foot inside.  They also taught me to decorate based on what my family and I like rather than making decisions based on what color schemes are inside the latest issue of House Beautiful or what accessories are making their way across the blogosphere as the new must haves.

Do you feel pressured to “stage” your home?  When you are choosing a new piece of furniture or new accessory, do you go with what you love or do you base your decision solely on trends?

Both photos found at Decor Pad.

House Tour: IHeart Organizing

23 Feb


If you haven’t visited Jen’s blog, IHeart Organizing, yet you are seriously MISSING OUT!  Her home is gorgeous and she always, and I do mean ALWAYS, has the most creative solutions for making the most of the space that you have.  Check out her master bedroom closet-turned-fabulous-desk-space and how she organized all of her photos.  Or better yet, check out THIS POST where she lists all of her projects from 2010!! Need more convincing?  Check out how awesome her house looks:

First stop, Living Room:


I’m loving that wall of photos behind the sofa!  She even created a cute office nook (see below) within the living room.  Which is definitely something I need to do considering it is the room that my family is usually in.
Next stop, kitchen:

Doesn’t that message center look amazing!  What a great way to corral clutter BEFORE it inches it’s way inside the house.  Her kitchen opens up to her dining area:

She uses those shelves as seasonal display.  Check out how she spiffy-ed them up for Christmas.  (Is spiffy-ed a word?)  🙂
Now, we’ll peek inside her main bathroom.  Think bathrooms are boring?  Not in the Jones’ home:

See what I mean?  This one is sophisticated and definitely makes a good impression on any guests who would have to pay it a visit.  That may sound funny but remember, your home is your biggest opportunity to show who you are.  Don’t ignore the bathrooms!  
Now let’s go check out the bedroom she created for her two older boys (yes, this woman has THREE boys… I have just one and I stay tired.  LOL!  P.S. Her boys are precious!)

Isn’t that closet/homework station the best?!  She says, it makes her boys WANT to do homework.  Just something to think about ladies…your kids won’t do their homework?  Give ’em a desk space of their own and see what happens!
She also did a great job decorating another bedroom for her youngest son:

Next: Master Bedroom.  And boy is it a restful-looking space! 

Doesn’t it look so inviting!  I love the coverlet on her bed as well as the calming blues, grays, and whites that envelope the space.  That closet/desk above is the one I was referring to.  I’m pretty certain the first time I saw it, I drooled a little bit.  Oh, and you see that “fancy” mirror above her bed.  She MADE it!!  Check out that post HERE.
Here’s the Master Bath:

Don’t you just love that bold wall color?  This bathroom is no wallflower…and I LOVE it!  You see that white vase on the bathroom counter?  I do believe Jen has made them FAMOUS for storing all kinds of odds and ends around the house.  (By the way, Jen, if you’re reading this: I blame YOU for my few white vase fetish.  Just sayin’.)  🙂
Well, that’s all of the tour I’m gonna bring you today.  Now, I (unfortunately) didn’t have the opportunity to hop on a plane and visit her in person, so all photos were taken from the Home Tour on her own website.
Just for fun, I asked Mrs. Jones’ to answer a few questions for me.  (A mini-interview, if you will.)  Here’s what she had to say:
TMH: What lead you to become a decorating and organizing blogger?
Jen: I started blogging since friends and family seemed interested in how I kept my home in order, plus, it was a great tool to stay motivated to get more done around the house and to work towards simplifying our lifestyle!  I find so much inspiration in blogs that I figured if only a couple found information useful from me, it was worth my time!

TMH: What’s your favorite room in your house and why?

Jen: Our living room.  The color is bright and happy which is the same for our family.  We spend a lot of time in the living room together, playing games, watching movies and enjoying time together.  I am happy anywhere my family is!
TMH: If there was an emergency and you could only grab one thing what would it be (FYI – in this hypothetical situation, your family makes it out okay, so you can’t say “them”)?  🙂

Jen: Yes, besides my family and furry friend, I would absolutely say my camera.  It’s my most favorite possession….

TMH: If you were given 1 million dollars how would you spend it?

Jen: I would ensure my kiddos were financially secure and then use it to create a safe haven for those in need of food and housing.

TMH: Can you give us an idea of what a typical day is like for you?

Jen: Each day varies, here is a post on the typical day in the life…. however, from 6:30 to 4:00 I am a mommy full time, to my own and a couple others, I blog and complete Etsy orders from 4:00 – 5:00 while my hubster helps with dinner.  I also help the boys with their homework until dinner.  After dinner, we try to spend some time together before baths and bed.  Then, one on one time with the hubs and more blogging/emails.
Well, I hope you all enjoyed touring the home of Jen from IHeart Organizing and I hope you will head her way and say hello!  And to Jen: Thank you for letting me use your pictures to give others an inside look into your beautiful home.  You have done an amazing job organizing and decorating!  I can’t wait to see what more you have for your readers in the future.
P.S. Readers – Did you love her home and wish you could add some of the same dose of style to yours?  Not sure where to start?  Jen offers a great, inexpensive service called a Style Tile.  Go visit her page for more info.  Better yet, purchase your own customized Style Tile and let her help you create the home you’ve always wanted!
What was your favorite room in her house?  Did you find some inspiration for your own home?

Inspiration: Shades of Gray (Plus Some POP!)

22 Feb

Okay, so, I have been DYING to jump on the gray bandwagon ever since it first came on the scene as the “IN” neutral.  Right now, my house is drowning in browns, tans, and creams, which are okay when you’re trying to sell a home.  (Which we’re not any time soon!) 

So, you’d think after three years living in a house I would already have given our interiors a shot of personality, right?  Ha!  Put it this way: if walls could snore, mine would!!  In my defense though, we were thinking about selling but have decided to stay.  Which is fine by me because this means I can break out the paint brushes!  Whoop whoop!

Here are some pictures that have been so inspirational in deciding to “go gray”:


This one is the kitchen/dining area of Dana from House*Tweaking (a new-to-me blog I just stumbled upon today!)  Her home is gorgeous and I love her style!  Her self-professed “budget-friendly dining area” is made up of a discounted table from JCPenney (that can seat up to 8!) and chairs from IKEA.  I’m literally drooling!  (Over the design itself AND it’s budget-friendly makeup!)
These photo come from one of my favorite blogs: Young House Love.  Light gray walls + darker gray beams + white trim = total sophistication!!  I know this space is a work in progress but it already looks A-MAZING compared to it’s before photos.
bedrooms - Sherwin Williams - Gateaway gray - gray Bed side tables duvet set curtains lamps painting crystal chandelier  Pamela Pryce master
Love the pops of green in this bedroom (found at Decor Pad).  Which leads me to the colors I want to add to my color scheme:
GREEN & TEAL
At least in the living room/kitchen/dining area.  These rooms are not open to each other in my home but they are close enough that a huge difference in decor would probably be too much.  Plus, from what I hear, keeping a consistent color scheme throughout a home makes it seem larger.  And our home could definitely stand to look a little larger than it is!
Plus, Jen, over at IHeart Organizing (another one of my favs) is currently working on interjecting teal into her decor and it’s looking great:

I don’t know about you, but that sink area makes me WANT to do dishes!  Okay, maybe not.  But I do think it makes the sink more inviting.  If it were in my kitchen, I’d go in there just to stare at it!  Is that weird?  Oh well…
So, for my “public spaces”, here’s what I’m thinking:
Green N Teal
I really love it!  Don’t you?
Have you jumped on the gray bandwagon too or do you prefer the tan, brown, and cream family?  What punchy colors are you adding to your home?

Storage "Unit" turned Man Cave

21 Feb

Our home has 3 bedrooms.  One belongs to the hubbs and I.  One belongs to Little Man.  And One, well, one looked like this:

I am ashamed to have to show you this kind of “before” because there is absolutely NO excuse for a room to look THIS cluttered.  My feeble attempt at justifying it would sound something like this: this house has very little storage space.  In my defense, that statement is partially true.  This house doesn’t have the number or size of closets/built-ins that I would like, but we do have a shed in the backyard and an attic that we could utilize more.

The reason we HAD to tackle it this weekend was mainly because my sister is supposed to be staying with us for 6 weeks beginning next month and we’d rather not force her to sleep on the sofa for that long.  But that wasn’t the ONLY reason my husband was all gung-ho about jumping in with both feet and getting it done.  He had something to gain for a cleaned up third bedroom.

A couple of months ago, he and I struck up a deal.  You see, we hardly agree on ANYTHING when it comes to our home’s decor.  (Unlike most husbands, mine actually has an opinion on how things should look.)  So, after years of debating I told him that the third bedroom could be his Man Cave (to decorate however he wishes) IF, and only if, he would give me control over decorating the rest of the house. 

When I first mentioned it, he thought for a second, and then said “okay”.  I replied, “Now you know, that means I get to paint the kitchen cabinets white if I want to.”  (BTW, He doesn’t like white cabinets.)  “That’s fine,” he said.  At this point I’m ready to shout for joy, but I do somehow manage to keep my composure.

I spend about an hour and a half helping him empty the room and then I left him to it.  (NOTE: Another “rule” of our deal is that I am not responsible for cleaning his room.  He decorates, he cleans it.  Sound cruel?  It’s not, I promise.  The flip side to this rule is: I decorate the rest of the house, I clean the rest of the house.  You see, everyone wins!)

Here’s what the room looked like once he finished:

This is what he did on the wall to the right as you walk into the room.  He loves music and is using his gift to serve as the worship leader at our church.

If you’re standing in the doorway, this wall is to your left.  You see those DVD’s?  That was another issue we haggled over for a while.  I think they should be organized like THIS but he wanted them to stay in there original cases (even though with my way, we could literally quadruple our dvd collection without taking up tons of space!).  So, I told him that if he insisted on keeping them the way he wants, then I’d prefer that he keep them in his man cave.  He agreed.

This shot was taken about where I was standing in the second “before” photo (except in the before pic, I had to stand on top of the bed because there was nowhere else to stand).

I was proud of him though because he was able to utilize the closet in a somewhat unconventional way:

Now he’s got a “media center” that he can hide whenever we have guests.  (Yes, his man cave will have to also function as a guest bedroom until we move into a home that has room for two separate spaces.  He’s such a trooper!)
I hope you enjoyed this little “before” and “after”.  Once he has an opportunity to decorate it, I’ll post updated photos.  Also, I hope to fill you in on some other organizing projects here in the next couple of weeks.
Did you get to tackle a big organizing project this weekend?  Does your husband have a man cave of his own?  Does your husband have a decorating opinion like mine or does he leave it completely up to you?

FYI – Celebrate the Boy!

19 Feb
 

As a mother of a two year old son (who is ALL boy, I might add), I am super excited to have stumbled upon the Celebrate the Boy Series over on the blog MADE and Made by Rae.  So, what exactly is Celebrate the Boy?  It’s 30 days of nothing but tutorials, ideas, and giveaways all centered around the little men in your life.  Now don’t get me wrong, I pray that God blesses our family with a girl one of these days so I can indulge in all of the pink, ruffled, and floral fabulousness that only girls get to experience.  But until then, this series is definitely going to help me show my little man some love.

What kind of boy-goodness can you expect?  How about a cute…er, handsome…shirt that you can sew for him:


Maybe you’d like to deck out your dude with a newsboy hat


…or make him some fun patchwork pants by upcycling old t-shirts:


See what I mean?  It’s all manly-looking enough for him but cute enough for you!  These three projects are just a sample of what they’ve got going on at MADE and Mady by Rae, so be sure to head over there and check them out!  Then, come back here and tell me what you wanna make!

All photos are from either MADE or Made by Rae.

What I’m Working On: Routines

18 Feb


Whether you realize it or not, you probably have some sort of routine.  My morning routine looks a little like this right now: wake up at the same time as my son, pour him some cereal or give him some yogurt, and then watch a kiddie movie so that we can both “wake up” (neither of us are a morning person).  By the time the movie is over, it’s 8:30 am and I haven’t even thought about starting the laundry or loading/unloading the dishwasher.  More importantly, I haven’t had a personal quiet time or completed one second of exercise.  Needless to say, even though I technically have a morning routine, it leaves much to be desired.
And it’s not just my morning routine that could use a makeover.  I really don’t have any structure to my day which results in being completely unproductive and I lack any form of real accomplishment.  Don’t get me wrong, we’re “surviving” – everyone eats regularly and the house doesn’t necessarily look like a tornado has gone through it.  But I know that I could be doing so much more than I have been.
So, how does one go about creating a routine that works?
Cue the Flylady!
More specifically, her tips on creating a Control Journal.  (It’s pretty much the same thing as a Home Management Binder.)  In the control journal, she focuses on establishing a before bed routine, a morning routine, and an afternoon or after school routine.  She also recommends assigning tasks (laundry, errands, etc.) to a specific day of the week.
Beyond routines, she has a great system that breaks your home into zones so that you’ll never again have to set aside a large chunk of time dedicated to spring cleaning.  Sign me up!
I think I’m only going to use my home management binder as a place to put the information necessary for someone (Mr. Taylor, My Mom or MIL) to come in and be able to keep the house running when I may be sick or at the hospital having a baby.  (We only have one kiddo so, Lord willing, we’re not done yet!)  For everything else, I hope to utilize all that my computer has to offer by using an online calendar, online meal planning system, creating a spreadsheet for all of my contacts, etc. – If you already uses a digital resource that is invaluable to streamlining your life in any way, please share!
With the Flylady’s help, I’m going to make an honest effort to plan and write out a routine this weekend, and then once Monday morning rolls around it’ll be time to get down to business!  If you don’t already have (and use) a routine or the one you have been using no longer suits your family, I challenge you to create one right along with me. 

Upcoming posts: What I’m Working On: Routines (Take Two) and Create a Home Management Binder!
After school routine photo found HERE
P.S. I realize that part of this post sounded like a commercial promoting the Flylady, however you should know that I did not receive any compensation for singing her praises.  I simply think she’s got a good thing going and thought you might enjoy checking out her site and learning to “FLY”, as she says.

Welcome

15 Feb
Welcome to Taylor Made Home.  I’m honored that you have chosen to take time out of your day to pay me a visit!  Grab yourself a glass of sweet tea or coffee (depending on the season) and make yourself comfortable.

If I may,  let me begin by saying that in no way do I have it all together.  My ducks are not always in a row and our home doesn’t always run like a well-oiled machine.  There are days when all I feel like doing is propping my feet up on the coffee table and vegging out in front of the TV.  Shamefully, I have to say that this happens far more often than I’d care to admit. 

I say that because it’s easy to view the people behind our favorite blogs as being perfect and never having a bad day.  Because of the limited amount of information that we bloggers share about our lives, it’s easy to portray a flawless way of life.  Therefore, I want to take a moment right now to say that I am not perfect.  I make mistakes DAILY.  My floors don’t always gleam and my meals aren’t always homemade.  I sometimes have piles of laundry on the floor and stacks of dishes in the sink.

With that in mind, here is the mission statement of Taylor Made Home:

With my faith as the backbone I hope to encourage, motivate, and inspire other women to become better wives, mother, and home keepers by working on those things in my life that need improvement and then sharing what has helped.

Now that you know what my mission is, what kind of topics can you expect to see covered here on Taylor Made Home?  I hope to share how we can become better stewards of what God has given us in these areas:
  • Decorating and Organizing
  • Parenting
  • “Going Green” and Simplifying
  • Cooking and Baking
  • Style and Fashion
  • Finances (Living Within Your Means)
  • Health and Wellness
  • And Many More…
Now that you have an idea what the goal is for Taylor Made Home, I hope that you will make yourself at home and enjoy what you read.  Feel free to email me at ourtaylormadehome@gmail.com and introduce yourself.  I’d love to hear from you.