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17 Easy Fall Home Décor Ideas

17 Easy Fall Home Decor Ideas

Although beautiful fall home décor ideas have been popping up on my Instagram feed since August, I wasn’t quite ready to haul out my fall decorations–until now.  The official arrival of autumn this past week, combined with decidedly cooler weather, has me ready to start adding a few fall touches to our home. Just few days ago, I shared […] Read more…

Happy Fall! A Free Fall Printable for You

Free Fall Printable

It’s fall, y’all!  And suddenly I have a southern accent!  Yesterday, when I shared a little watercolor painting I did in celebration of fall over on Instagram, some of you contacted me to ask if it was available for sale.  Per your sweet requests, I decided to turn my painting into a free fall printable for you! […] Read more…

3-Ingredient Coffee Sugar Scrub

3-ingredient coffee sugar scrub for smooth, toned skin

You all know I’m a big fan of coffee.  But it wasn’t until recently that I began using my leftover coffee grounds to make a coffee sugar scrub.  Have you tried coffee on your skin? It’s quite invigorating! Not only is caffeine a great morning pick-me-up, when applied to your skin, it not only exfoliates for a softer, smoother […] Read more…

Super Moist Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Super moist sour cream coffee cake

One of my favorite tried and true recipes, this fabulous sour cream coffee cake is perfect for breakfast, brunch, or dessert. Dessert for breakfast.  If it wasn’t for coffee cake we’d never get away with it! I’ve been making this to-die-for sour cream coffee cake for 20 years.  It’s absolutely one of the most-loved recipes in my collection.  (Thanks […] Read more…

25 Fresh Fall Porch Ideas

25 Fresh Fall Porch Ideas

Looking for fresh fall porch ideas?  Read on as I share my 25 favorites for 2016.  They’re guaranteed to put you in the fall spirit! Hello, friends.  Yes, it’s that time of year when we trade our flip flops for boots and our petunias for mums.  Although summer’s my favorite season overall, fall is my favorite season […] Read more…

One-Pan Bistro Chicken – so Easy and Cheesy

The best bistro chicken ever -- so easy and cheesy

Hello!  Today I’m spiffing up and reposting one of my favorite recipes–amazing Bistro Chicken–because I don’t want you to miss it!  Sometimes my older recipes get lost back in the dusty nether-regions of the blog and forgotten, but that absolutely can’t happen with this recipe!  You must try it.  It’s so good, in fact, that I’ll change the […] Read more…

The best mascara (no more raccoon eyes!) + tips for more beautiful lashes

My secret to the best lashes ever

Today I’m taking a break from my usual food and home-related posts to talk about eyelashes.  I’ve searched for a mascara I could love for a long time, so when I finally found what I think is the best mascara, I had to share it with you! Remember the question, “what one thing would you take with you […] Read more…

Grab it and Go! 10 Quick and Easy Breakfast Ideas (with recipes)

Amazing Breakfast Cookies (gluten, dairy and sugar-free)

Now that summer’s coming to an end, the kids are back in school, and our days are a little more structured, I thought it would be a good time to share some quick and easy breakfast ideas with you. Since I’m all about keeping things simple, I like to make our breakfasts ahead of time and freeze […] Read more…

Your Happy Place: Tips to Make a Healthy Happy Home

Your Happy Place: How to create a healthy, happy home

Frank Lloyd Wright taught us that the way to a healthy, happy home was to bring the outdoors in.  The sky, trees, water, sunlight–all the natural beauty that surrounds us–can give us inspiration for designing homes that meet our physical, psychological, and spiritual needs. I love bringing the outdoors in, using nature to make our home feel more comfortable and nurturing.  […] Read more…

Blueberry Avocado Chia Smoothie

Blueberry Avocado Chia Smoothie

When we were in Charleston we discovered a magical place called the Tropical Smoothie Café.  It’s a chain, and if you’re lucky you have one nearby.  Every day we stopped by to sample their delicious smoothies–specifically, their mocha madness smoothie.  This nectar of the gods is part of their “indulgence” menu.  And, at 588 calories, it was definitely […] Read more…

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