As children we dreamed of the day when the last school bell would ring for the year, summer had finally arrived. Now, as adults, we no longer wait for that bell, we wait for the moment we get to punch out at the end of the day, but what if when we walked into the office this summer we were overwhelmed with the luscious smells of our childhood? It is my belief that the workplace should be a place that is motivating and filled with inspiration. Scents inspire me all the time, especially in the workspace. I love to challenge friends to make their work environment a place that they can enjoy going to each day. In tomorrow’s video on my YouTube channel, I share with you my top tips to bringing summer scents of summer of motivation to your workplace.

My friends at the Grove collaborative are always taking care of my friends and this month has created the perfect summer bundle to help you experience that summertime joy right in your office. These, sunshine filled, scented soaps include sea salt neroli, pear blossom agave, tangelo palm frond, and ginger pomelo.

By using this link you can get this FREE summer set after your first purchase of $20 with us, which will include: Free Caldrea Hand Soap Free Caldrea Dish Soap Free Grove Collaborative Bubble Up Free Shipping & 60 Day VIP Trial IF you are already a Grove member, and you use to follow this link you will receive free set of Grove Walnut Scrubber Sponges Even better, you’ll get to try the VIP program free for 60 days when you sign up. Being a VIP means you get free shipping, free gifts, price matching, exclusive sales, and personal service. This offer expires May 21, 2017, and supplies are limited, so grab your Summer Style Set now!

Here’s how to get it: Sign up for Grove Collaborative here You will receive the Summer Style Set for free when you sign up! To receive this offer, your order needs to be a minimum of $20. Choose the combination of products and scents you love and receive your first box within a few days. You made it! Click Finish & Pay and place your order.


Anyone else like keeping your planner simple and classic?  Many of us love to fill our planners with fun stickers and colorful tabs, tags and more!  I do love using stickers in my planner as long as they keep with the clean, classic look that I love.  It can be difficult finding companies that sell simple planning products.  This is why I was so excited when I learned of Sessa Vee.  They sell a beautiful line of planner products that just makes my heart go pitter patter.

I recently ordered some things from Sessa Vee and in the video below I share with you what I purchased.  I hope you will enjoy!











Finally!  The time has come for me to share my tips on how to organize and maintain your closet.  I have received so many request to give a tour of my master closet.  I am happy to finally be able to share this with you.

It is so important to have a closet that is organized and functions well.  This will save you so much time and stress when trying to get ready in the morning.  My goal with my closet was to make it feel like my own personal boutique.  Each morning when I go into my closet I feel like it is a boutique created especially for me.





In this video I give you a tour of my master closet along with sharing tips on how to organize and maintain your closet.  I hope you find these tips helpful!  I hope you enjoy my YouTube channel At Home With Nikki.





In my latest video I share with you how I used the 5 senses of touch, smell, taste, sound and sight to bring the Fall spirit to my home.  I shared how I incorporated the senses of smell through updating my cleaning caddy for the Fall.  One of the key elements in updating my cleaning caddy was using Mrs. Meyers limited edition Fall inspired cleaning products.

Many of you know that I use the Grove Collaborative as my shopping source for all my home cleaning products and supplies.  I have been utilizing their service for over a year now and I have been extremely happy and impressed with their service.  Basically, each month they send me all of the cleaning products that I need to keep my home stocked with the proper cleaning necessities.  I love the fact that I don’t have to go out and purchase these items and the process is so simple and customizable.

So this month the Grove Collaborative sent me the new Mrs. Meyers Fall edition scents to try out.  All I can say is my nose spoke the words Yummy!  These scents are amazing and really gives you the warmth of Fall.



One of the two Mrs. Meyers Fall limited edition products that they sent me was the Multi-Surface everyday cleaner in the Mum scent.  If you have followed me for some time you know that their multi-surface cleaner gets highly used around my home.  I use it on just about everything!


I was also sent the dish soap and hand soap in the Apple Cider scent.  Again, these scents were amazing!  The Mrs. Meyers dish and hand soap are a staple in my home.  To be able to switch up the scents from my traditional basil scented soaps is refreshing for the new season.



I often get asked where I get my cleaning sponges.  These cleaning sponges are also a staple item that is kept in my cleaning caddy.  I love that they are natural and made from renewable plant materials.   Of course they come to me straight from the Grove Collaborative.


For years I have used simple toothbrushes to clean those hard to reach spaces in my home.  I keep them categorized by their uses due to some require water and some do not.  In the video above I share with you how I use these toothbrushes.  I keep a set in my downstairs cleaning caddy and also a set in my upstairs cleaning caddy.  They are truly the secret weapon of my cleaning caddy.

 I am really excited and happy to have my cleaning caddy refreshed for the Fall season.  It gives me that extra motivation needed to clean my home.  I highly recommend that you check out the Grove Collaborative and give their service a try.  As I stated in the beginning of this post, I am a very happy customer and have been with them for some time now.   They are also a company that gives back.  They are the sponsors of this blog post and informed me that they will be selecting 10 of my viewers/readers that sign up for their service and sending $100.00 per person (10) to the Red Cross for the Hurracain Matthew relief in those viewers/readers names.  They will email the 10 people to inform them they were selected.



My husband and I recently renovated our entire kitchen on a budget by doing all of the work ourselves (with the exception of installing the granite countertops).  It was a lot of work but so well worth it.  We saved a lot of money (and I mean a lot) doing the entire renovation ourselves.  The only thing that we did not do was install the granite countertops.  Check out the video below where I share with you all the details of our kitchen renovation.


You can see before pictures on the video below.  It was a major transformation which we love!  The kitchen went from being the darkest place in the house to now being the brightest.


You will definitely want to watch the video to find out just what I think about this light fixture.











One way that we saved money was to shop sales.  Lowe’s had the appliances we wanted on sale for 20% off.  My husband and I went to the store right at closing the last night of the sale to purchase the appliances.  The store clerk told us to come back tomorrow because they will be on sale for 40% off!  We were so excited.  Talk about being in the right place at the right time!  This was a huge money saver for us.

Spring break is here and time to enjoy our kids!  My 11 year old granddaughter Amelia wanted to spend her spring break with me and I was excited to have her come!  One thing that Amelia had on her to-do list while visiting was to make a video.  She was so excited to share how she organize her purse with my viewers.  In the video below she gives you a tour of her purse and share with you how she has it organized.