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My love of dinner parties started early. I remember an abundant bowl of fruit on my family’s Thanksgiving table when I was little. It was morning, and there were still HOURS until dinner. Still, I asked my mom if I could have an orange. “Of course!” she said. “It’s the day all day!” And that […]

June 29, 2022

This project is sponsored by Lowe’s. The tile is officially laid in the laundry room and I’m so in love! Let’s see it from one more angle because why not? Floors this beautiful deserve to be shown off! Look at how much difference a checkered tiled floor can make! This new flooring is giving the […]

June 27, 2022

As we’re getting ready to start using our backyard space, I can’t help but picture all the entertaining we plan to do. It’s going to take years for this outdoor space to fully mature and grow into what we envision, but I’m not waiting for things to be perfect before we invite our friends and […]

June 22, 2022


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