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Cleaning Card System

  I shared a photo of my cleaning cards on Instagram a few weeks ago and thousands of you were interested in learning about the details. It’s really simple. There’s not much to it. Keep reading to see how I stay on track with the chores of our home. I Read More

Vintage Door Hardware

Our very first home was a charming 1923 colonial with tons of character. It had mahogany woodwork throughout, custom built-ins, leaded glass windows, and crystal knobs on all of the doors. We sold that house 15 years ago and I still dream about it today. I’ve missed the character and Read More

Our Hardwood Flooring Reveal

  Last week, I shared our hardwood flooring choice (& installation) with you. Today, I’m going to reveal what it looks like installed in our brand new home (I’m in love). After a lot of research, we decided to go with Armstrong TimberBrushed Flooring.  It has a classic and timeless look Read More

Our hardwood flooring choice & installation

  I have received so many messages and emails asking about our new hardwood flooring. I am really excited to share our choice with you today.  We researched many companies, styles, and types of flooring. It was by far the hardest decision we had to make, when building our new Read More

4 Simple tips that will impress your houseguests

Do you plan on having houseguests over soon? This time of year, we typically host a lot of family events and parties with overnight guests.  If your house is the same, take note. I have four tips that will help you prepare for  and impress your houseguests.   1. Spread Read More

A Cozy Window Seat

When designing our new home, a window seat was on the top of my list. I had visions in my head and knew exactly how I wanted it to look. We placed it in our keeping room (family room) on the narrow window wall. It turned out better than I Read More

EasyClosets – Master Closet Reveal

After planning, designing, and installing the EasyClosets custom closet system, we are ready to reveal how the new set up is working for us. Before you go any further, be sure to check out our closet design plan and installation here. I also shared the tour on YouTube. Check it out Read More

EasyClosets Design & Installation

(This post is sponsored by EasyClosets). Our new home had a wonderful master closet space to create a closet system that would fit our needs. We chose to go with EasyClosets for their ease of use and simple installation. Although it was simple, it still took us 10 hours (from Read More

Prepare your home for fall (& free pumpkin set)

There’s no denying it anymore: fall is here! The air is crisp, the leaves are starting to change, college football is on, and the kids are back in school.     With the cooler weather, I find myself spending more time inside, so I’m taking some time to prepare my Read More

Settling in & laundry day

Disclaimer: I worked with Maytag to create this content for you. All opinions are my own & I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe my readers will enjoy. Our move is finally complete, although we are still unpacking. It will take us a little while longer to settle Read More