All posts by “Kellie Van

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Me-Time

Ever since joining the motherhood club, me-time has become a very rare commodity. It has also taken on a whole new meaning. I don’t go to salons or spas to get pampered. In all honesty, I’ve never been that kind of girl. Shopping doesn’t delight… Read More

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Autumn Touches

How are you adding Autumn touches to your home? We’ve sprinkled ours with some Fall foliage arrangements- all in clear glass vases. Here’s what’s happening on our dining room table… I’ve recently discovered H&M Home online and just fell in love with some of their… Read More

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Yep, He’s 6 Months!

I can’t believe it but Baby Axel is really 6 months old! He’s the calmer version of Ms. Zoey who is much like her mommy. Passionate and fierce. Axel on the other hand, resembles daddy who is very laid back. He has disowned the paci… Read More

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DIY: CHALKBOARD

The last post that I’ve shared about our dining room makeover was the DIY Tea-Space as seen here.  Well, here’s another mini-DIY project that we’ve recently just finished. It was a lot of back and forth about what to put on this little blank corner… Read More

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Beauty Tea by MIYU

Ever wonder what my beauty obsession is?  Well, here it is… If there were ever a beauty brand created specifically for me, it would be MIYU Teas & Beauty. I first discovered MIYU about a year ago and have been hooked ever since. Their beauty… Read More

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Bar Cart Love

The next mini-project on my list is to make over a dull boring bar cart.  As I browsed through Pinterest for inspirations, I discovered that the use of bar carts are limitless.  Not only can you use them for drinks + entertaining but also as bedside… Read More

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The Perfect Lip Stain

If you’ve been searching for the perfect lip stain, search no further.  No, seriously. I’m not a huge lip gloss gal because the stickiness just gets to me.  And the typical lip stains are far too drying. I’ve recently discovered and tried Manna Kadar Lip… Read More

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Bedroom Brunch

When I first saw the cover of Conde Nast Traveler back in December 2013, I was inspired. Very inspired. Immediately, I wanted a ‘Tea for Two’ corner somewhere in my house.  I was obsessively attracted to the French feel of the space.  Did a little… Read More

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An Afternoon Tea Birthday Party!

A super long post- don’t say I didn’t warn you! Although Zoey’s birthday was two weeks ago, we just officially celebrate it this weekend. Her favorite aunt was out of town and we possibly couldn’t celebrate without her. Last year, we skipped a ‘real’ b-day… Read More

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DIY: Tea Space

I’m VERY excited to share this post because it has been an extremely long progress in the making! Our home renovation is going s l o w l yyyyy, but who can blame us? We have an infant in the house. Not to mention there’s… Read More

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Ice Cream Friday

Happy Friday everyone! The team took Christie, our Marketing Intern, out for an afternoon ice cream treat to bid her farewell. It was her last day with us before she heads back to college. Because we work in the city, food trucks are abundant. We… Read More

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Inspirational Dining Rooms

It’s been way too long since I’ve written an inspirational decor post. Our dining room makeover is basically complete! If you knew me, you probably wouldn’t be surprised that there are a couple of diy projects and the main color scheme is – white. Nope,… Read More

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DIY: Elderflower Berry Ginger Sparkling Water

Zoey has been extremely helpful in the kitchen.  This morning she helped daddy make scrambled eggs and blueberry pancakes.  Later today, she took it upon herself to recreate mommy’s newly invented flavored drink- Elderflower Berry Ginger Sparkling Water. Since the days have been significantly cooler… Read More

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Lately on Instagram

Here are some recent snippets of my life on Instagram: loving the newly discovered Tatte cafe, our abode’s renovations are under full swing, hubs dinners are always amazing!, ferry rides to rowes wharf, high bun is the official office hairdo, lots of mani action going… Read More

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Friday Lunch Date

Because Brittany Fischer is the best co-worker a girl can I ever ask for, I wanted to treat her to a lunch date. “Pick a place, any place. Today is your day.” I said. Her choice? Battery Park. This place is truly a hidden gem… Read More

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Morning!

Not much to say besides the fact that our dining room makeover is near its completion! I’ll post before and after pics of the project SOON. I wish to do much more frequent postings but with a baby on board, an energetic toddler, and each of us… Read More

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Join The Cult

Although this has been one of the busiest weeks at work for me, it has also been extremely memorable and fun. Each week during our content meeting, we brainstorm ideas about how to best showcase upcoming beauty brand partners. In order to do this, we… Read More