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Quick and Easy Dinner Idea: Delicious Chicken Paillard

Healthy, Quick and Easy Dinner Idea: Delicious Chicken Paillard

Are you looking for a healthy, quick and easy dinner idea?  I have a great solution for you–this moist and tasty chicken paillard, which goes together in a snap.  It’s the perfect dinner for busy weeknights! First of all, what on earth is a paillard?  Even though it sounds fancy, it simply refers to a piece […] Read more…

Simple, Fresh and Pretty Springtime and Easter Table Setting Ideas

Simple, Fresh and Pretty Springtime and Easter Table Setting Ideas

Are you hosting Easter dinner or brunch this year?  Easter is one of my favorite occasions to host–mainly because it’s so fun to set an Easter table.  To keep things simple and stress-free, I like to set the table at least a few days in advance. There’s really no reason why setting a holiday table should be expensive or […] Read more…

Hello Spring! A Free Printable for You

Hello Spring Free Printable

Hello, lovely friends!  I’m beside myself with excitement about the arrival of spring on Monday (it’s been a long winter!), so I wanted to pop in to wish you a happy spring and share my new “hello spring” printable with you! Simply click here to download the 8 x 10 hello spring printable.  You can then print […] Read more…

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…

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