Family Room Built-Ins {Part 3}

Family Room Built-Ins {Part 3} | Atkinson Drive

This post marks Part 3 of our Family Room Built-In Saga: Building the Center Storage Bench *Check out Part 1 & Part 2 Here* Again, I have to give a ton of credit to the husband on this one – he is a building beast! He actually built most of the cabinets in one weekend…we’re […]

Homemaker Monday {DIY Surface Cleaner}

Homemade Surface Cleaner | Atkinson Drive

I’m so glad that the DIY Febreze went over so well last week…and since it did I want to share with you my new homemade surface cleaner. I have become increasingly frustrated with the rising cost of “green” cleaning products. As a mother of a toddler, I find it extremely important to have safe products […]

Sunday Special {Week 2}


I have a question to ask all of you lovely readers out there: what do you think of starting a Sunday Special Link Party? I’m thinking it could be a really fun way to see all of your beautiful, fun and unique ideas! Let me know what you think. There have been some really great […]

DIY Tulle Poufs

DIY Tulle Pouf | Atkinson Drive

I have a huge announcement to make! The husband’s brother & his wife just adopted an adorable baby girl!!! It has been a long and harrowing process for them to get to this point {one day I’ll tell you the story} and I am just over the moon excited for them. And who has the […]

Foodie Friday {Buffalo Turkey Burgers}

Buffalo Turkey Burgers | Atkinson Drive

Since the husband and I are on our quest to eat right, I have been searching for delicious ways to bring healthy foods into our lives. It’s not so easy with a meat & potatoes kind of guy around. I can’t tell you how grateful I am for the wonderful healthy food blogs I have […]

Cloth Diapers vs. Disposables {A Cost Analysis}

Cloth vs. Disposables {A Cost Analysis} | Atkinson Drive

My little man has always had a tough time with disposable diapers – I’m talking horrible rashes that won’t let up no matter what, huge {and I mean huge} blowouts, and the list goes on. Around his 9 month birthday, I made the decision to switch him to {full-time} cloth diapers, much to the chagrin […]