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Kitchen Renovation Before And After

Kitchen Renovation Before And After

Some of you wrote in and asked if I had pictures of the kitchen before the renovation. We had the old kitchen gutted before we moved into the house, but for posterity’s sake, I did take a few snaps before we took it down to the studs. I am including some of the afters from the same angle because I’ve watched enough HGTV to know how fun it is to see. Advertisements…

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Kitchen Renovation Reveal

Kitchen Renovation Reveal

It’s been a long time coming, both in reality and here on this blog, but today I am finally sharing my kitchen renovation reveal. I mentioned that when we bought our first house, we did so knowing that we wanted to knock down a few walls and gut the kitchen. It took a year to create it, and in that time I became pregnant with Luke and my contractor was still here when we brought him home from the hospital.…

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15 Best Home Decor Items To Buy With Your Anthropologie Coupon

Justina Blakeney Hanging Woven Chair

One of my favorite destinations for home decor is taking 20% off all full price home decor items and I AM REALLY excited. So much, that I felt I had to share everything that is currently in my fantasy cart: you know, the one you make before you have to narrow things down to reality before checkout. Note: the discount will automatically show up in your bag. I mean, this perfect rattan chair is now $78! Here are the rest…

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10 Holiday Decor Items To Buy With Your Anthropologie Coupon

Felted Songbird Garland

When I received word that there was an upcoming 20% off home items sale at Anthropologie, I knew instantly the time had come for me to order my favorite balsam fir scented candles and burn them the second they arrive on my doorstep. It’s not too early, right? That’s all I was planning to order, but Anthro’s decor buyer nailed the holiday spread. I pretty much want it all, but here are my picks for the best 10 holiday decor…

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Front Porch Progress

Serena and Lily Pacifica Sectional

I’ve made some progress on our front porch, and since Serena & Lily is having their Friends and Family Sale, I figured it was time to share the space thus far. Also, right now is actually the best time to purchase outdoor furniture since retailers are clearing inventory for next year but there is still plenty of time to enjoy some porch hangin’, especially if you live somewhere like the East Coast where we have a long Indian Summer.…

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5 Best Scented Candles Ever

Now that we can open our windows and turn off the AC, I am readying for fall which for me means prepping for back to school for the first time ever, Fashion Week planning, and burning scented candles. Whenever company comes over, they always ask, “what is that amazing smell?” Luckily, it’s not dirty diapers and damp dog. It’s one of these 5 best scented candles ever.…

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5 Best Budget Decor Stores

West Elm Wood Tile Dresser

Having recently moved from Manhattan apartment life to a house, I can attest that furnishing a home is expensive. It is even more costly if you have champagne taste (oh, HI!). Don’t get me wrong, just as in your wardrobe, some things are worth a splurge. BUT it’s also possible to save serious cash without sacrificing style by shopping at these online retailers. In my opinion,  these are the five best budget decor stores.  …

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