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Digital Art Prints For Fall

Below I’m sharing my favorite digital art prints for fall, as well as helpful printing tips, my most loved frame options and more! It’s no secret that I love digital art prints. You’ll see them all throughout our home and not only are they beautiful, but they’re very budget friendly too. I first used the […]

Below I’m sharing my favorite digital art prints for fall, as well as helpful printing tips, my most loved frame options and more! It’s no secret that I love digital art prints. You’ll see them all throughout our home and not only are they beautiful, but they’re very budget friendly too. I first used the […]

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Decorating Our Mantel For Fall

I’ve been busy decorating our mantel for fall and I’m sharing all about it below! After many, many years of not having a mantel to decorate for fall, I now have one. Just typing that sentence is exciting. We’ve been working hard to get our downstairs living room finished, and the biggest project on the […]

I’ve been busy decorating our mantel for fall and I’m sharing all about it below! After many, many years of not having a mantel to decorate for fall, I now have one. Just typing that sentence is exciting. We’ve been working hard to get our downstairs living room finished, and the biggest project on the […]

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Hello September!

Hello September! With the new month making its arrival, I wanted to share a few digital device backgrounds for you to use and enjoy throughout the month. It’s hard to believe it’s already September. It seems like we just started the summer months, but here we are, getting ready to welcome fall and the change […]

Hello September! With the new month making its arrival, I wanted to share a few digital device backgrounds for you to use and enjoy throughout the month. It’s hard to believe it’s already September. It seems like we just started the summer months, but here we are, getting ready to welcome fall and the change […]

A picture of the gluten free strawberry shortcake scones.

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Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcake Scones

These gluten free strawberry shortcake scones are perfect for a special breakfast or brunch. They’re filled with fresh strawberries, then topped with homemade whipped cream and strawberry sauce! Our sweet Ania girl loves strawberries. They’re one of her very favorite foods and I can’t blame her. Strawberries are yummy! Most days she loves to munch […]

These gluten free strawberry shortcake scones are perfect for a special breakfast or brunch. They’re filled with fresh strawberries, then topped with homemade whipped cream and strawberry sauce! Our sweet Ania girl loves strawberries. They’re one of her very favorite foods and I can’t blame her. Strawberries are yummy! Most days she loves to munch […]

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Trimming Out Our Kitchen End Panel

See how we easily installed custom trim work to our kitchen cabinet end panel. With our kitchen remodel almost coming to an end (and the full reveal coming soon!!), I wanted to share about a few more details that have really enhanced our kitchen. To add another custom touch, we wanted to trim out our […]

See how we easily installed custom trim work to our kitchen cabinet end panel. With our kitchen remodel almost coming to an end (and the full reveal coming soon!!), I wanted to share about a few more details that have really enhanced our kitchen. To add another custom touch, we wanted to trim out our […]

A picture of the honeysuckle growing on the trellis.

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Our Wall Of Honeysuckle

See how our wall of honeysuckle added character to the exterior of our home and see how we installed it with willow trellises. It’s been a little while since I’ve shared anything relating to our back patio makeover. A few years ago, we removed our existing tiny patio and had a new, much larger concrete […]

See how our wall of honeysuckle added character to the exterior of our home and see how we installed it with willow trellises. It’s been a little while since I’ve shared anything relating to our back patio makeover. A few years ago, we removed our existing tiny patio and had a new, much larger concrete […]

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Our Master Bathroom Is Finished

Our master bathroom is finished! Take the tour to see all the finishes we selected, as well as the terrible before photos. This is one great before and after! I’ve been so excited to share the big, exciting news! Our master bathroom is finished! And I’m sharing the big reveal below. When we bought our […]

Our master bathroom is finished! Take the tour to see all the finishes we selected, as well as the terrible before photos. This is one great before and after! I’ve been so excited to share the big, exciting news! Our master bathroom is finished! And I’m sharing the big reveal below. When we bought our […]

A picture of our master bedroom headboard and our nightstand.

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Building Our Master Bedroom Headboard

Building our master bedroom headboard couldn’t have been easier and it’s made such a huge difference for our bedroom. I’m sharing my easy tutorial below. We’ve been slowly making progress in our master bedroom. I shared the budget design plan several months ago, and then the last update I shared was our night stand makeover […]

Building our master bedroom headboard couldn’t have been easier and it’s made such a huge difference for our bedroom. I’m sharing my easy tutorial below. We’ve been slowly making progress in our master bedroom. I shared the budget design plan several months ago, and then the last update I shared was our night stand makeover […]

A picture of the gluten free toffee blondie bars.

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Gluten Free Toffee Blondie Bars

These gluten free toffee blondie bars are absolutely delicious! Don’t need them to be gluten free? Just use regular flour instead. A few weeks ago I was craving one of my favorite sweet treats, these gluten free toffee blondie bars. They’re one of my very favorite cookie bars and they never last very long because […]

These gluten free toffee blondie bars are absolutely delicious! Don’t need them to be gluten free? Just use regular flour instead. A few weeks ago I was craving one of my favorite sweet treats, these gluten free toffee blondie bars. They’re one of my very favorite cookie bars and they never last very long because […]

A picture of Ania in her nursery.

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Ania’s Nursery Reveal

See Ania’s nursery reveal and take a tour of her finished room. I’m sharing the items and paint colors we used to bring her room to life. What a special day it is! I’m so happy to be sharing Ania’s nursery reveal. Even though she’s almost a year old (like, in a few days), we […]

See Ania’s nursery reveal and take a tour of her finished room. I’m sharing the items and paint colors we used to bring her room to life. What a special day it is! I’m so happy to be sharing Ania’s nursery reveal. Even though she’s almost a year old (like, in a few days), we […]

A picture of the gluten free white chocolate raspberry scones.

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Gluten Free White Chocolate Raspberry Scones

These gluten free white chocolate raspberry scones are utterly delicious. With fresh raspberries and white chocolate chips, they’re perfect for breakfast, brunch or a snack! Yum! Oh my gosh… these scones are fabulous! I know I say that every time, because to be honest I only share the scone flavors I love the best and […]

These gluten free white chocolate raspberry scones are utterly delicious. With fresh raspberries and white chocolate chips, they’re perfect for breakfast, brunch or a snack! Yum! Oh my gosh… these scones are fabulous! I know I say that every time, because to be honest I only share the scone flavors I love the best and […]

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2021 Summer Home Tour

Join me by taking a walk through our home and seeing our summer home tour.  What a fun day this is! I’m joining several of my blogging friends to bring you our annual summer home tour! A very big thanks to Marty from A Stroll Thru Life for continuing to organize this fun tour. I always enjoy […]

Join me by taking a walk through our home and seeing our summer home tour.  What a fun day this is! I’m joining several of my blogging friends to bring you our annual summer home tour! A very big thanks to Marty from A Stroll Thru Life for continuing to organize this fun tour. I always enjoy […]

A picture of our front pots filled with lavender.

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Our Front Porch Flower Pots

See our front porch flower pots and all the plants I used to create a warm welcoming for our home.  Every spring, I get excited about potting plants and bringing new life to our exterior. I love the creative process of picking and choosing which plants to pair together, where I want them to go […]

See our front porch flower pots and all the plants I used to create a warm welcoming for our home.  Every spring, I get excited about potting plants and bringing new life to our exterior. I love the creative process of picking and choosing which plants to pair together, where I want them to go […]

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The Copper Jam Pan

Last weekend I celebrated my first Mother’s Day. I’ve spent years waiting to be a mother… to have a precious baby filling the house with laughter, screams and so much love the cup continues to overflow at the end of the day… even after a long day. Ania is truly such a blessing and being […]

Last weekend I celebrated my first Mother’s Day. I’ve spent years waiting to be a mother… to have a precious baby filling the house with laughter, screams and so much love the cup continues to overflow at the end of the day… even after a long day. Ania is truly such a blessing and being […]

A picture of our living room and the new rug.

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Our New Living Room Rug

Today I’m sharing all about our new living room rug and how much we are enjoying this fun living room change! A few weeks ago I shared that we were getting a new rug in our living room. After several years of having a jute rug in our living room spaces (I think I bought […]

Today I’m sharing all about our new living room rug and how much we are enjoying this fun living room change! A few weeks ago I shared that we were getting a new rug in our living room. After several years of having a jute rug in our living room spaces (I think I bought […]

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Join me as I share several easy to implement ideas that will give your home a breath of fresh air and leave you feeling excited about the changes you see by the end of the week! 

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