Vintage Americana Tablescape for the 4th of July

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Happy 4th of July! I love this holiday. Something about a summertime party just makes me smile. And I love a good excuse to style a table. This year for the 4th I was inspired by vintage Americana. Less


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Easter Table

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Happy almost Easter! This year for our tablescape I swore to my hubby that I wouldn’t spend money on unnecessary decor that would sit in the attic for another year.

So…I was challenged to think outside the box. See …
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Our Favorite Valentine’s Day Books for Kiddos

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Having littles around means we are swimming in books. Literally swimming in them. And my hubby scratches his head when I buy more. But we read them. All. Day. Long. And one of my favorite outings is to the …
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Valentine’s Day Tablescape

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Valentine’s Day is all about red and pink and flowers and LOVE. What better way to celebrate than to shower your loved ones with something lovely…and there’s something lovely about a set table…like it’s complete once it has some …
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LOVE is all you need

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What if, instead of a dozen red roses this year you get a few inexpensive arrangements at Trader Joes and make an ombre LOVE flower arrangement? I mean why not? We have all the time in the world right?!. …
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A Hopeful and Happy New Year (25 Days Late)

I sit here a bit in awe of it taking me 25 days to write a welcome 2017 post. Good grief. With two rambunctious littles, “alone time with the computer” looks a bit like Mount Everest. But alas, they’re in …
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The Easy Version of a Ginger Bread Village

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So I MAY be cutting corners here but am I the only one a bit daunted by gingerbread houses? I know there are kits out there. Most of you probably do it from scratch. I should probably just buy …
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Joy & Peace

I love some great pillow finds and can’t wait to share these with you! Years ago I bought the “Joy” pillow from NapaStyle, which has since gone out of business, at least in their catalog department. Enter Home Decorator’s Collection. …
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Pom Pom Wreath

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There’s something whimsical about a yarn Pom Pom that just seems fitting for a wreath. And aside from being slightly time consuming, it’s a breeze to make from scratch. And for my second attempt at pom pom wreath making, I …
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Making Halloween Fun for the Littles

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Happy almost Halloween! Since becoming a mom I’ve taken a purposeful look at traditions. Don’t we all have those special memories from growing up? Things we remember that make it even more special as we age. Food, activities, music, …
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Lace Painting Pumpkins

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Are you looking for a fun way to decorate pumpkins this year? I’ve never tried this before and hadn’t read any instruction. So this is my wing-it approach that seemed to work well. I think they turned out pretty. …
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Fall Decorating

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Fall is that time of year, welcomed by so many and with good reason. But I always have to be a little sad with the passing of summer. My ocean heart misses it dearly when I have to drive …
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