How to Pick and Preserve Pumpkins

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September 5, 2020

Do your pumpkins last the season or do they turn mushy within a few weeks of bringing them home?! I still have some of last year’s pumpkins in storage and it was actually really easy to preserve them with a few easy tips! Here is everything you need to know about how to pick and […]

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A Simple Summer Tablescape for Casual Dining

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July 9, 2020

Ahh summer… warm breezes, sunshine sparkling on the water, long lazy days, camping, sticky s’mores, stargazing and road trips! Summer is the best! Our summers are short and we like to make the most of them. The last thing we want to do on a hot summer day is to cook an elaborate meal or […]

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6 Simple Summer Outdoor Decor Ideas

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May 30, 2020

Summer is finally right around the corner! Bring on the summer garden parties, swimming, s’mores around the campfire, and all the other joys of the season! With all the outdoor fun to be had, I don’t want to spend a lot of time decorating or maintaining our outdoor spaces! By keeping things simple and using […]

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Friday Finds – Valentine’s Day Home Decor

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February 3, 2020

I like to add a few sweet touches to the house for Valentine’s Day! The following Valentine’s Day home decor finds could be used year-round, which is always a bonus! Blush, jute and tassels all in one cute oval rug! Yes please! My girls love sitting on the floor. These floor pillows are pretty, pink […]

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How To Make A Valentine’s Day Heart Piñata

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January 30, 2020

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and this cute little mini heart pinata is an easy addition to your Valentine’s Day decor! I’m making one for each of my girls this year to hang at their places at the table. I usually make them a special breakfast and put out a few little decor […]

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3 Unique Ways to Use Christmas Ornaments

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December 19, 2019

You don’t have to run out and buy new decor each Christmas season to get a fresh feel! Just use what you have in different and creative ways! Instead of hanging all your ornaments on the Christmas tree, consider the following 3 unique ways to use Christmas ornaments! #1 Use Ornaments On Your Christmas Table […]

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3 Ways to Style Christmas Mantle Garlands

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December 16, 2019

It doesn’t feel like Christmas in our house until the stockings are hung by the chimney with care! Dressing up the mantle each year and hanging the stockings is the most exciting part of decorating for my girls. They love it even more than the tree! I like to switch things up from year to […]

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3 Free Winter Holiday Art Prints

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December 10, 2019

Sometimes the simplest things are the best. This Christmas in the spirit of keeping things simple I teamed up with Etsy shop Little Lief Creative to bring you 3 free Winter holiday art prints! Simple Wreath This simple wreath print would look beautiful framed on the kitchen counter or propped along with dishes on an […]

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12 Easy Ways to Dress Up a Holiday Wreath

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December 9, 2019

Adding a wreath to your front door is a simple and classic way to decorate for the holidays! I like to add something a little more to make it extra festive. This year I chose brass bells! Here are 12 easy ways to dress up a holiday wreath this Christmas! To see more check out […]

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3 DIY Christmas Garlands

3 Simple DIY Christmas Garlands

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December 3, 2019

I love decorative garlands strung around the house during the holiday season, but the cost can add up quickly if you are purchasing handmade or bespoke items. This year I made 3 simple DIY Christmas garlands for a fraction of the cost of purchasing them already made! #1 Dried Orange Garland Dried orange garlands are […]

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