Trend Setter: My Dining Room Table Happy Accident

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This weekend I got into one of my nesting phases that usually precede holidays. I'm pretty predictable. While I was moving things around and dreaming up all the projects I could probably squeeze into the week before Thanksgiving, I decided would put … ** Read more **

Festive Ideas for Christmas Parties & Winter Traditions

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How Does She? Peppermint Rimmed Hot Chocolate? Yes, please! This festive and tasty idea from How Does She! would be so fun for Christmas parties! It is the little things that make events memorable, don't you think? Peppermint Rimmed Hot … ** Read more **

Fall Decorating: Pop of Orange

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Midwest Living House Beautiful via Apartment Therapy Martha Stewart via Traditional Home Country Living Pure Style Home Traditional Home Sometimes you just need a little pop of color to make a statement. Am I right, or am I right? Not … ** Read more **

My Christmas Mantel in Cottages & Bungalows Magazine!

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A few months ago I was just minding my own business when I was contacted by Cottages & Bungalows magazine. I KNOW! I can't believe it either! They really liked my Christmas mantel, MY super easy Christmas mantel! (from a previous year -- and no, … ** Read more **

Confessions of Perfectionists: Finding Contentment and Peace in the Home and Life You Have

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Disclaimer. This is going to be long. And contain lots of words. It just will. So grab a cup of coffee and get comfy. There are some good confessions in this post and maybe you'll relate. If you missed it, right before I left for Relevant I … ** Read more **

Holiday Parties: Top Ten Things to Do Before You Welcome Guests!

White Paneled Hallway with Wood Framed Chalkboard - The Inspired Room Christmas House Tour

It is almost time for holiday parties! I've always enjoyed throwing parties. In fact, it is one of my top secrets to getting and keeping my house clean! Giving out party invitations is a sure fire wire way to guarantee I will get a lot done around … ** Read more **