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Happy New Year and Few Other Things to be Happy About

January 1, 2020

Happy New Year! It is the start of a new decade. It is the start of a new year. Is it the start of something new for you? I am excited about the fresh start of a new year. I am also excited about a few other fun things I have going on in my life. I know you are on the edge of your seat… A FEW OTHER THINGS TO BE HAPPY ABOUT ONE…

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Crafts, How-to's

Neutral Halloween Ghost Garland

October 9, 2019

I do not typically gravitate to Halloween decor like I do fall decor. I love pumpkins, but fake blood not so much. Additionally, I am really loving the neutral decor movement that is taking place in the world of design. It has inspired me to create a neutral Halloween ghost garland for my fireplace. HOW TO MAKE HALLOWEEN GHOST GARLAND Step 1: Because I used my hand as a template for how big I wanted…

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Bathroom, Decorate

Traditional Southern Powder Room Remodel – Week 1

October 6, 2019

I have decided to join the fall 2019 One Room Challenge. This is my fourth time with the challenge and I am excited about doing it again! Interested in seeing the reveals for the previous One Room Challenge rooms? You can see the reveals here: Half Bath Reveal | Guest Bedroom Reveal | Master Bedroom Reveal THE ROOM The first room we renovated in the One Room Challenge was our downstairs powder room. The updates…

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Pretty New Pajamas and A Meditation Everyone Needs

September 26, 2019

Let’s begin with the pretty new pajamas I found at Target a couple of weeks ago. They are a classic blue and white striped pant and matching tank top. They are soft and so comfortable! They have this cute blue piping detail at the edge of the tank top. And pockets! I don’t believe I have ever had pajamas with pockets. When I walk around the house in the morning, I have a place for…

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Decorate, Home Tour, Living Room

Fall Living Room Tour

September 22, 2019

It has been awhile since I have posted. I know. I miss you, too. Today I want to share with you the fall touches I have made to our living room. I even have a couple of photos of my dining room. There is a little story there, so don’t go anywhere. THE LIVING ROOM This year, like every other year since we moved into our little townhouse, I decorated for fall. This year the…

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Decorate, Home Office

Home Office Makeover Week 4 Update and Final Reveal

August 4, 2019

Welcome to my Home Office Makeover Week 4 update and final reveal. For those of you that are new to the blog, I am making over an old dresser in my home office. I am also updating a few decor elements to make the space more cohesive and bright. Let’s talk a little about where we left off at the last update… WEEK THREE RECAP During week 3 I finally got new lamps. It has…

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Cleaning, Live Simply

Tips for Keeping Your Home Guest Ready

July 28, 2019

We recently had guests over to our home. We got the call about 15 minutes before they arrived. While waiting for our friends, I found myself doing the flight of the bumble bee. I was running around hiding clutter and quickly vacuuming up crumbs off the kitchen floor. By the time my guests arrived, I was a little sweaty, but the house looked great! We don’t have a dirty home, but we live just fine…

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Home Office Update + A Few Things I Love

July 23, 2019

You may have noticed that there has not yet been an update on my home office. Well….we got really busy with a few other things this weekend and it just didn’t happen. Oh well! Although the room isn’t done, I am enjoying it very much. The puppies are as loving it as well. Instead of focusing on the office today, I am going to share a few items that I am currently loving. CUCUMBER &…

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