Three trends I hate that might surprise you (and what to do instead)

Trends, they come and go ; they're cyclical. And now thanks to social media, those trends can spread at lightning fast speed. These three trends that I'm going to dive into today are all flooding Instagram, Pinterest and the like but here's all the proof you need that just because something is "trending" doesn't mean…

5 Simple Steps For A Fabulous Fall Family Night

Today is the first day of fall (insert major cheering!!) and what better way to kick off our favorite season than with a party?! This fall kickoff has become an annual tradition at our house filled with yummy treats, boo baskets and of course HOCUS POCUS! Want to host your own fall family night? Here's…

To Buy Real Plants or Faux? All Your Questions Answered

Using plants to decorate your home or work place is a beautiful way to bring color, shape and liveliness into a space. But maybe you're worried because you don't have a green thumb or you don't know if your space gets enough sunlight or you don't know what plant to buy. There are so many…

Celebrating 6 months of homeownership!

This week marks six months of being homeowners for our family! We have accomplished so much in such a short time with a shoe string budget but still have so many more projects we want to tackle. We bought a classic little brick ranch built in the sixties with popcorn ceilings, shag carpets and drab…

From Drab to Fab, Girls Room Makeover

There's something just so special about designing a kids room! I wanted to create a space for my girls that was fun, whimsical, and could grow with them. A neutral color palette was important to me because a neutral color pallette equals versatile and that's just what I love in a kids room. We got…