Category Archives: HOME & GARDEN

New to Florida? Now is the Time to Storm Prep in Boca Raton and SAVE!

This post is sponsored by the Storm Basics promotion at Publix. The opinions and text are all mine.


Is your family new to South Florida? Welcome! The good news is you’ve relocated to paradise! The bad news is…well…we tend to get almost daily monsoons in the summer and a few bad tropical storms each year. If you haven’t been through a hurricane before, this native Floridian doesn’t want to break it to you, but: YOU NEED TO PREPARE NOW. It’s a good thing that there’s no better time to storm prep in Boca Raton.

Plus my favorite supermarket, Publix, has you covered! They are truly a one-stop-shop destination for all the storm supplies you’ll need for you and your family to feel ready for the hurricane season. Take advantage of the Storm Basics promotion at Publix through 8/27/21 and get prepared. Simply pick up an Extra Savings flyer in-store or access it online to learn more!

Here’s what we recommend new families to Boca Raton stock up on before the next named storm shows up a little too close to us in the Atlantic… Continue reading New to Florida? Now is the Time to Storm Prep in Boca Raton and SAVE!

How Apartment Sized Sectional Sofas Help You Save Space

When I lived in New York City, I dreamed of having BIG furniture. Most of the apartments I lived in were TINY. I remember vividly barely being able to get my sleeper sofa up four flights of stairs when Modern Boca Dad and I lived in our first walk up apartment. It was a nail-biter of a move!

To clarify, a sofa by definition has three seats, though they can vary in overall length. This is in contrast to love seats that have seating for two. Even though some people buy love seats and call them a sofa when it is sitting in the living room…this was especially common in NYC.

However, I have found a better option when living in a small space: sectional sofas! Because it can be uncomfortable to try to crowd people together, even if you are short on space yourself. Continue reading How Apartment Sized Sectional Sofas Help You Save Space

How to Host a DIY Boho Picnic Party for a Birthday or Baby Shower

With more and more celebrations moving to “the great outdoors” these days, why not consider hosting a DIY boho pallet picnic for your next party?

All photos by Sweet Memories Photography

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This Boca Raton Home Services Company Makes Homeownership Easy

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cinch, a Boca Raton home services and warranty company. All opinions are 100% mine.


Homeownership certainly comes with its challenges, am I right? Being married to a Boca Raton handyman, you think it’d be super easy to maintain our house, but it’s not always the case…especially when it comes to appliances and systems. Luckily, I have an amazing Boca Raton home services and warranty partner: Cinch Home Services. With a home service plan from Cinch, I have the peace of mind that if something breaks down in our house, we’re covered!

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Here’s How a Cinch Home Service Plan Works:

Request. Repair. Relax

  1. Request service if something breaks down. You can find a complete list of the appliances and systems Cinch covers HERE.
  2. Cinch sends a verified pro to fix it.
  3. Life is good again!

Pretty simple right?

Continue reading This Boca Raton Home Services Company Makes Homeownership Easy