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Our Favorite 2018 Summer Beach Reads

Favorite 2018 Summer Beach Reads

Since I've recently been making more of an effort to find time to read, I wanted to share our favorite 2018 summer beach reads. Reading is something that I truly LOVE to do! When I was younger I would tear through books faster than my library card would let me. Sure now I'm facing lots of distractions with family and work, but taking time to do what I love is important. I've been turning off the TV and diving in to good books more lately and it's been great! Taking time to nurture myself and...

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7 Essential Oils to Use in Your Home

With the rising popularity of essential oils, we are sharing with you 7 essential oils to use in your home on a regular basis. Essential oils offer a great way to utilize aromatherapy benefits! You can add them as an additional scent to homemade cleaners and use them as a natural way to boost immune health. Using essential oils throughout your day is easier than you'd expect. We shared 7 essential oils to use in your home that are always in stock and why we use them frequently! 7 Essential Oils To Use In Your Home Peppermint...

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How to Organize Your Garage

So, who knows how to organize your garage? I mean REALLY organize it? I did just that when we were preparing to put our house on the market  last summer and it's high time I apply some tried and true tricks to our new, over-stuffed garage. Bwah! Seriously, it's time. Now that spring has made her mark, and summer is almost here, I'd say we get to finishing all those spring cleaning and organization projects we started. Who's with me? The reality is that many households focus on spring cleaning in the house, but neglect...

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DIY Painted Fireplace Surround and Brick Wall

Brick Wall Before and After

Sharing my DIY Painted Fireplace Surround and Brick Wall has been long overdue. I actually tackled this project about this time last year. Over the months, I've received several questions from friends about the details of the project. It has been such a huge improvement in our home that I decided it was time to share it so that anyone with an ol' ugly wall like mine, or looking at houses with one, isn't intimidated to take it on. I promise, anyone can do it! DIY Painted Fireplace Surround and Brick Wall When we bought this house over...

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Mohawk Spring Home Tour

Mohawk Flooring After

With each new season I always find myself wanting to refresh my home's decor a bit. And that urge has kicked into overdrive this particular spring because I recently moved into a new home. So, let's just say that I'm still fully in the decorating stage. My previous home had a more contemporary vibe that didn't lend itself well to my young family. When we moved to this house I knew that I wanted to insert farmhouse elements and make our space cute, cozy and, most importantly, family friendly. This distressed farmhouse table was one...

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How I Stay Organized and Productive

How I Stay Organized

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com on behalf of the Paper + Packaging Board. For most of us, staying organized is no easy feat. I know we all experience when like feels like an overwhelming mess. But right now, more than ever, I need to squeeze the most out of each and every day. So I'm excited to share a few tips that have really helped me stay both organized and productive over the past year when we started our own family business. Tips to Stay Organized and Productive 1. Make a Daily To Do List - It's...

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The Best Opalhouse by Target Deals

Hey home decor lovers, get ready for the best Opalhouse by Target deals! This collection is flying off the shelves and with good reason! Wait, am I getting ahead of myself? Have you heard about the Opalhouse by Target collection? If not, let me give you the skinny. Target's gorgeous new home brand just launched, and let me tell you, you're going to want like EVERYTHING! I met up with my friend Krystal for our weekly coffee date the other day and after we caught up and got good and caffeinated, she thought we should...

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How to Add Spring to Your Home Decor

Let's talk about how to add spring to your home decor shall we? Easter is over, but it's not quite summer right? What do you do with your seasonal decor in the meantime? Well, if you decorated with colors that will last the rest of the season, you're good to go. You simply need to put away any overtly Easter(ish) decorative accents. It's easier than you would think add spring to your home decor. Like I said, it's all about the color palette when you're thinking about how to add spring to your home decor...

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