Fall Nights by the Fire {Day 5: Loving Fall}

Fall Nights - Cozy Family Room - The Inspired Room

One of my favorite things in the fall is sitting by the fire in the evenings. You may have seen this photo when I shared it the other night on my Facebook and Instagram, but in case you missed it, :) sitting right here in this spot getting all … ** Read more **

Cozy Imperfections {Day 3: Loving Fall}

The Inspired Room Family Room Decorating - Lily the Labradoodle

Fall is the season where I want everything to be COZY. My plush duvet slippers feel so cozy. My yoga pants feel so cozy. My fireplace is so cozy. EVERYTHING IS JUST.SO.COZY. Except my family room. That was not feeling at all cozy after the "dog barf e … ** Read more **

Quiet {Day 2: Loving Fall}

White Barn with Logs - Sarah Gawler

Magnolia Rouge - Gooch and Gawler - Photography and Styling by Sarah Gawler and Hannah Gooch I love the quiet beauty of fall. There is a certain peace in getting back into our routines and appreciating the slowness of fall rhythms. In addition to m … ** Read more **

Love the Home You Have Cover {& Better Homes & Gardens!}

Love the Home You Have Book - The Inspired Room - Melissa Michaels

Ta da!  OH MY GOODNESS, you guys, my book actually looks like a real book! It has a cover! And it is SO CUTE! Behind the scenes for like the last year and a half of my life I've been writing THIS book! And the truth is, this book has been a work in … ** Read more **

The Truth About White Slipcovers {Part Two: Pet Edition}

The Truth About White Slipcovers - Family Friendly Furniture

Well, the time has come. Our white Pottery Barn sofa (found on Craiglist many years ago) finally bit the dust. It has happened. It's served us well for years. I've sung it's many praises but still told you all The Truth About White Slipcovers. I love … ** Read more **

The Best Yes {and a book update!}

This week I turned in the final chapter of my first book to my editor at my publishing company! The manuscript for Love the Home You Have is complete and has been sent off for edits! I can hardly believe it! It feels like forever ago that I (r … ** Read more **

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