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10 Fresh Home Updates to Bring a Touch of Spring into Your Home

Spring is just around the corner! That means it’s time to shake those mid-winter blues and perk things up with some fresh home updates to bring a touch of spring into your home. A few simple tweaks here and there are all it takes to give your house and mood a springtime boost.  And there’s no shortage of inspiration […] Read more…

Update Your Walls with Stylish Picture Frame Molding (aka Moulding)

When I shared my post on Choosing the Perfect White Paint, we were preparing to paint our living room, entryway and dining room walls in Simply White by Benjamin Moore.  And guess what–we did it!  And I love it. But I’m not ready to stop here, even though I do like the idea of transitioning to a pared-down, cleaner design.  […] Read more…

Beautiful Valentine’s Day Table Setting Ideas

Valentine's Day Table Setting Ideas

As the one day of the year set aside to celebrate love, Valentine’s Day is truly unique. So why not create a special Valentine’s Day table this year to delight those you love? I love sharing different table and entertaining ideas all year ’round, and Valentine’s Day is no exception. I had big plans to create a Valentine’s Day […] Read more…

Let There Be White! How to choose the Perfect White Paint for Your Home

How to pick the perfect white paint color

One of the easiest ways to refresh your home is with a new coat of paint.  And there’s nothing like white paint to immediately make a room feel brand new. Plus, beautiful white walls create the perfect backdrop to make your rugs, artwork, and accent pieces really pop! When we moved into our home 7 years ago, I wanted to keep things […] Read more…

Simple Entryway Ideas for a Stylish First Impression

Entryway ideas for a stylish first impression

We all know first impressions are important–not only when we meet new people, but also when we step through someone’s front door for the first time. That’s why I thought I’d share a few simple entryway ideas with you today to help you greet your guests in style and help them feel welcome.  First of all, an entryway should be welcoming, well-lit, […] Read more…

13 Beautiful Essential Oil Blends for Your Diffuser

When I first started diffusing essential oils, I added one oil at a time to my diffuser. (Typically lavender, peppermint, or lemon.)  While that was nice, after a while it got a little boring, so I became a bit more adventurous, experimenting with different essential oil blends to create entirely new aromatic experiences. It’s kind of like science class–I get to have fun mixing […] Read more…

Perfect Classic Roast Chicken Recipe

Perfect classic roast chicken recipe. Easy and delicious

I know it’s easy to pick up a rotisserie bird from the supermarket deli, especially when you’re short on time and/or ideas. Believe me, I’ve done it myself many times! But what if I told you that making perfect roast chicken at home is incredibly easy?  In fact, your hands-on prep time is less than five minutes.  Dinner doesn’t […] Read more…

10 Simple Winter Decorating Ideas for After Christmas

10 Simple Winter Decorating Ideas for After Christmas

Happy new year!  I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season.  Now that the tree has come down, it’s time to move on to winter decorating! The new year is the perfect opportunity for fresh starts, including refreshing our living spaces. For this year’s winter decorating I tried to hold on to the coziness of the holidays while still […] Read more…

25 Beautiful and Inspiring Holiday Table Setting Ideas

Beautiful and Inspiring Holiday Table Setting Ideas

Are you hosting Christmas dinner or another holiday gathering this year? As you start to plan your menu and what you’ll wear, why not give some thought to how you’ll dress your table as well?  By putting just a little extra effort into your holiday table, you can create a special and memorable experience for your friends and family […] Read more…

Celebrating the Joys of the Season: my (mini) Holiday Home Tour

My mini holiday home tour

Christmas is just around the corner, and although it seems like our home changes on a daily basis, I thought I’d share a mini holiday home tour with you, highlighting a few of the simple touches I’ve added to our home this Christmas season. I absolutely love decorating our home for the holidays. This year, I planned […] Read more…

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