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Mohawk Home’s Top 10 Road Trip Activities For Kids

Family road trips are one of the greatest ways to make memories and spend time with loved ones. Whether you’re headed to the beach or going to see other members of the family, long drives could be some of the greatest – or toughest – hours of your life. From playing the quiet game to …

Lots of Love: Mohawk Home’s Top 10 Wedding Gifts

Summer is here, flowers are in full bloom and so is love! More and more of our friends tend to tie the knot during the summer months but finding the perfect wedding gift can be tricky. Sure, you can give cash or a set of flatware, but taking the time to make or find a …

Flea Market Tips and Flips

One of my favorite summer activities is prowling around a flea market, antique mall or yard sale.  You never know what treasures you might come across!  I consider it a “green” way to shop and decorate my home by keeping items out of our landfills. (I love the idea of breathing new life into an item …

Teacher Appreciation Gift Guide

I can’t believe it—but the school year has come and nearly gone in the blink of an eye! With only a few more weeks left until summer break, now is the perfect time to celebrate your child’s achievements AND the person who has been guiding him or her for the past 10 months—the teacher! Teacher …

Your Mudroom Redone

In my dream home, we have a hallway dedicated as a mudroom. And not because we live in a rainy section of the hemisphere, but because we have four kids and need a space to effectively organize our daily activities. Read: Keep mom sane as we run out the door each morning. But you don’t …

Make the Most of Daylight Savings Time Ending

I love that extra hour of sleep that happens when daylight savings time ends! For those of us in states that still follow the “fall back, spring forward” time change, that extra hour is glorious! Here are some ways to make the most of daylight savings time ending this weekend! 1. Enjoy the extra hour …

DIY CREATIVE GARDEN MARKERS

In a garden, the plants, vegetables, and flowers usually steal the show. Why not add some art to those natural features? These creative garden markers are both fun and functional – and they are easy to make! Garden markers can be as simple as painted rocks. Crafts by Amanda used patio paint (craft paint designed …

Host a Late Summer Mimosa Bar!

Many people view Labor Day as the end of summer, but the calendar gives us a few more weeks to celebrate the season.  And with the weather cooling slightly as we head into fall, these days are perfect for hosting a late summer mimosa bar to bid summer adieu.    Gather your girlfriends and plan a …

Dining Al Fresco

Pretty weather just invites divine outdoor dining, doesn’t it?   If you’re looking to maximize your time in the outdoors and enjoy a meal al fresco, you’re not alone.  Outdoor dining ideas and spaces are abundant on Pinterest!  Let’s break it down so your next outdoor meal is everything you want it to be. 1.  Make …

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