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The majority of July we spent in sweats or swimming in hotels, but those sweats (and swimsuit!) happen to have made the list of my favorites in July so I think we’re calling it a win all around! Keep reading to see what else made this list!   1. Hera Chain Necklace $68 My bff, […]

This week marks 1 month in North Carolina so I thought I would share a journal-type post today sharing how I’m feeling. I’m so happy we’re here and we were able to move into our house just over a week ago. I’m really starting to fall in love with the area and with the arrival of our […]

Congratulations. You’ve made it to the final week of #CLJSummerSchool, “How To Fall In Love With Your Home in 30 Days.” We’ve been on a journey to find love with our homes and I’m so excited to make it this far, because this is where we get to reap all the benefits of our hard-earned […]

This week we’re focusing on how to fall in love with your home by getting out of your comfort zone, and as you can imagine, the homework is going to be oh so fun. We really want you to put yourself out there and do something that pushes your limits of comfort. When we decided […]


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