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White Fireplace Mantels

Isn’t this such a good time to start using the fireplace? The mornings are chilly and on some days, it’s damp and gray. Even better! Imagine lounging in a robe, flipping through magazines, listening to French jazz and sipping lattes while enjoying the warmth of… Read More

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Chocolate Pumpkin Spiced Latte

I love all the special things that fall has to offer- the snuggles, layers, foliage, pumpkins, lattes and so much more. There’s something different in the air which can be sensed but not actually seen. There’s only one word to describe it- magic. One of my… Read More

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The Bucket List

Happy Friday everyone! I’ve been so stationery-obsessed and just wanted to share yet another set by Elum Designs. Like shoes and handbags, a gal can never have enough beautiful stationery, right? This Bucket List pad is perfect as the ultimate desk accessory. Ideal for jotting… Read More

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Merci Beaucoup

I received the most darling cards from Elum Designs and my heart skipped a beat. They are the cutest ‘Thank You’ cards I’ve ever seen. There is something to be said about things that are minimal, chic and oh so French! Please keep reading for a… Read More

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Elum Designs- Giveaway!

Whatever happened to sending handwritten notecards or writing your thoughts down in a journal? Whenever I receive a personal note in the mail, it always makes me smile. This doesn’t happen often but when it does, I feel special. Emails and texts lack that personal touch… Read More

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DIY: Crafts for Class

It’s hard to believe but Zoey is entering kindergarten this fall! In just a few days, her teacher is visiting us at home so the two can get better acquainted. We’ve been taking little steps to prepare Zoey for school and it has been exciting… Read More

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Focus on the Journey

I don’t know what’s happening with me but lately, I’ve been looking at life a whole lot differently. I’m more in tuned with the journey rather than the trophy. I’m going through some professional transitions right now and have been actively networking a lot– a… Read More

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Kids Bedroom Makeover (Pt 1)

It’s finally here! The kids’ bedroom makeover is finished (except for a few little projects) and they are over the moon. They’ve been waiting forever to get the bedroom of their dreams and surely- mommy and daddy did not disappoint! One of the biggest dilemmas that we faced… Read More

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DIY Gold Cap Toe Mary Janes

Zoey has these pair of Clarks Mary Jane that she absolutely loves. She wears them every single day of her life for about three months straight now. Needless to say, they’re well-loved and there are a lot of scuffing particularly on the cap part of the shoes. I don’t… Read More

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Summer Skin Must-Haves

If you have kids, you can probably understand my pain. Getting out of the house on a normal day can be daunting. Add summertime fun, beach days, farm visits and surprise field trip adventures to the mix. When we go to the beach, it literally… Read More

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Strawberry Mango Popsicles

Guys, it’s that time again! Making popsicles in my house is a popular tradition in the summer. My kids often lend a helping hand and it’s just so much fun for everyone. Popsicles require only a few ingredients and you can totally control what you put… Read More

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Hello Summer!

When I was a little (a lifetime ago, in elementary school), I used to think that summer lasted for an entire year. There was school which was a year long and then came summer which was the year immediately after. To a 5 yr old, it… Read More

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Zoey and Axel

Just a little update on the two people who run my life. The littlest lady of the house is almost turning FIVE and will start kindergarten this coming Fall. Pinch me now. Our prince of the gaslight district is two years old. Luckily for us, they… Read More

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A Home in Old Masthugget, Sweden

Today’s home tour features this beautiful, bright and stylish apartment located in the cozy part of Old Masthugget, Sweden. My favorite space is the kitchen, it is to die for! Nothing else to say, I’ll let the pictures speak for themselves. Enjoy! Photographer Jonas Berg via Stadshem.… Read More

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A Dose of Fab

It’s all in the details. This is especially true when you want to elevate our daily life. You don’t have to make a huge purchase. Instead, get something small but meaningful and/or useful for your space and your daily life will be that much better.… Read More