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November 17, 2017

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Tomorrow is the big day! Our meet up at the Sleep Number store in Idaho Falls, Idaho from 1-3pm. We’re so excited to meet you, take pics, chat and munch on refreshments. I’m bringing my paint decks and we’ll also be dishing out the design advice freely–so if you have specific questions, bring photos of your space. Hope to see you there!

More fun things this week!

• We’re hosting a really great giveaway with 31 bits over on our Instagram. Enter here.

How to roast the perfect Turkey (Chris nails it every year). Plus! His Cornbread stuffing. 

How to cook an entire Thanksgiving dinner in one oven. 

• I’ve been really struggling to get back into consistently working out after having Polly, I’m just so tired! But, there’s no motivation like new tennis shoes, right? These are at the top of my list.

• I love this clean, modern “Give Thanks” banner–perfect for Thanksgiving. It’s a free printable here!

• My goal this year is to get all my shopping done really early so that I can take my time wrapping the gifts (and not be up all night on Christmas Eve)–one of my favorite things! I just picked up 2 rolls of this pretty ticking stripe ribbon (in red and black!) and I can’t wait to use it.

• We’ll be launching the rest of our gift guides next week! We got a ton of wonderful feedback from our White Elephant gift guide, including who you need help shopping for. We’re on it!

• Literally, my favorite thing (and ironically least favorite–haha) from this entire week via @debrosse_nyc! It’s like this huge, horrible joke that we’re all in on and victims of at the same time.

• I’ve been struggling whether to go light or dark in the cabin bedroom we’re trying to tackle before the holidays, but I think this picture just sealed the deal for me.

• I just shared my favorite finds (serious, serious steals here!) from the Premiere Day sale on my Instagram stories! The sale only lasts for 24 hours. I linked them all below. Click the arrows to navigate–the pillow inserts are going fast!






What do you think?

  1. Shanna Pomager says:

    Hey Chris and Julia! On your podcast a while back I think you talked about a docking station you have for your Apple Watch that you liked. I couldn’t find it again. Do you have that info still? Congrats on your new cabin, dig and baby. 2017 was good to you.

  2. Christie says:

    Turkey question: I already bought my turkey frozen before I read your post. So I can’t brine it? Any ideas for how to still make it amazing? Will it work for me to follow the roasting instructions still? Thanks!

    • Chris says:

      You can totally brine it – I would get your turkey thawed today, then you can brine it starting tomorrow morning. If you put the turkey into a bucket and then place it in a tub with cold water slowly dripping on it (like, just a trickle at most) then you can thaw a 20lb bird out in about 12 hours. Smaller turkeys only take about 8 hours or so.

  3. STephanie says:

    Most of these deals are gone :) and on some that still exist rejuvenation changed the price. I wonder if it was a glitch and you just got lucky with catching it early? Either way thanks for the heads and up and please keep the deals coming!!!

  4. justynn says:

    There’s an iphone update for that issue. just in case anyone wasnt aware. Update! it’s been out a week or two now…

  5. Rebecca says:

    I’m excited for the rest of your gift guides! I struggle with presents for the men in my life. Nearly all dad/husband gift guides are so stereotypically masculine–my city-dwelling gents have no use for an axe, buy their own tech, and for god’s sake do not need a watch!

  6. Laura says:

    Ugh… I had the sheets in my cart for myself and one as a gift; got busy and didn’t check out and then…they were gone. Pillows too. So bummed.

  7. Sarah Dufour says:

    I got TWO sets of the neutral ticking stripe sheets today. I’ve seriously been looking for sheets just like them… What. A. Deal. It felt like an early Christmas miracle!

  8. Christi says:

    I just got the queen sized blue ticking stripe sheet set for $46 at Rejuvenation! ( $49.34 with tax) Thanks for the heads up!

  9. Chelsea says:

    Whoa- what a steal on those sheets!!! I just bought some because we desperately needed some new ones that were nice, but they are always so crazy expensive. Thank you for posting that!!! I’m still kind of amazed about that deal. $300 to $51 for king sized sheets.

  10. Phoua says:

    Does rejevenation have a free ship contingency? Like if you buy over a certain amount? Or is there a free ship coupon code? The bench is only $47 for the shorter on but then there’s a $229 s+h charge.

    • Julia says:

      I hate it when they do that! I’m not sure.

    • Heidi says:

      I was ready to click Order! and then saw the $229 shipping charge! Too rich for my blood, seeing as how I am perfectly capable of taking it to the room it belongs in all by myself.

      • Zoe says:

        same!!!!!!!! I was ready to buy that bench before it was $47 a month ago (I think it was like $150) and the shipping was $99 and I was like nope. Now I was like oooo ok maybe worth $99 for shipping but now it’s $229??? who on earth would pay that? I kinda feel like they upped the shipping charge to make the super sale even out. I call BS on this one.

      • Kris says:

        Same! Did anyone find a free shipping code?

  11. Emily says:

    Do you know if those ticking sheets are printed or woven, yarn-dyed, etc. stripes? I like striped or plaid sheets, but I don’t like printed.

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