My Christmas House Tour

Christmas Decorating Ideas and House Tour

Welcome to my Christmas House Tour! I'm so glad you came by today. If you are new here, welcome! We have lived in our house for almost five years. You can read the whole crazy 6 year condensed house tale here in a new post. We recently completed a … ** Read more **

20 Little Attitudes of Gratitude for Your Home

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Attitude of Gratitude Back in 2008 I shared a list of our family's 20 Little Attitudes of Gratitude, things I wanted our son and our family to work on around the home. I've been thinking it is high time we revisit it, both for our own family and to … ** Read more **

Simple Christmas Decorating Ideas {Why I Decorate Early for Christmas}

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House & Home Just like the Fall season at our house, Christmas is a season I like to let evolve slowly and savor each step of the way. That is why I don't adopt the rule that you cannot start decorating for Christmas until after Thanksgiving. … ** Read more **

West Elm + Etsy + The Inspired Room {Etsy Pop Up at West Elm!}

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  You guys, I'm SUPER excited to let you in on a big secret involving West Elm & Etsy & ME! EEEK, don't you hate it when you have to keep a secret? I do. So glad I can finally tell you! I have had the amazing opportunity to round up … ** Read more **

Pumpkin Squares with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe {The BEST!}

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Today we made one of our all time favorite tasty fall treats -- pumpkin squares with cream cheese frosting. Baking with anything pumpkin is one of my favorite little things about fall! YUM! I mean, really. There is NO WAY not to love these treats. … ** Read more **

{Love the Life You Have} Create Personal Style

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aka: Chose the Funky Glasses. Sponsored by Lookmatic When I was nearing the end of high school, I was asked what I wanted to do when I graduated so they could add my plans to the video they were going to play when we walked across the stage to … ** Read more **