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For those who don’t follow us on Instagram, I wanted to introduce you to a fun little segment we’ve been doing in stories once a week. Room service is one of my very favorite things in life. You mean I get to order food from my bed AND get to eat it in bed?? Amazing. […]

I’m so grateful that things found in a kitchen can be so function and beautiful–whether you’re using objects like copper pots and pans, wooden boards, bowls of fruit, or plates on display. A crock of wood spatulas. Mortar and pestles. Even every day dishes on display warm a kitchen. I even love the idea of […]

I don’t typically decorate my home according to the seasons. Not in a literal way, but I do like to swap out a few decor staples seasonally to keep things looking fresh. Bringing in spring stems is one of the easiest ways to subtly decorate for the season! Honestly, it can be as easy as […]

In the study mood board, I showed the desk that I plan to sit at when I work from home (check out this post if you didn’t catch the news), and it’s here! It’s from Restoration Hardware and it’s originally $2075, but on clearance for $1162. Before making a purchase like this, I always hunt […]

Right before Christmas, Chris gifted me the most unexpected and incredibly needed gift maybe ever–he hired professional organizers to come unpack* and organize our entire house. *Due to our moving debacle, we had a second round of boxes stacked in nearly every room (and filling the guest house!) and our kitchen never got unpacked because of […]


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