Easter basket with a pretty blue bow on a bed

Every year, I love putting together a sweet basket of goodies for my girls to celebrate Easter. This year, it kind of snuck up on me as Easter is the Sunday after spring break, and we planned a trip over that week. Hopefully I can have their baskets ready, so we can walk into the […]

Some years I’m so eager to deck the halls, and some years it seems like an overwhelming feat. This year was one of the latter, BUT, we made a day of it with the help of our team and before we knew it, the house was dripping in garland and bows. We didn’t make many […]

With Thanksgiving on the way, I haven’t quite busted out the Christmas decor yet (although I’m not opposed in the slightest). I just haven’t quite been ready! So I thought we could revisit Christmas decor from years past, specifically around the heart(h) of the home — the fireplace — in hopes of scrounging up some […]

Okay, okay, I know it’s still October, but I’m attempting to get ahead of the Christmas rush. You see, Christmas decor is a hot commodity, and unfortunately, it tends to sell out, so do yourself a favor and get what you need for the upcoming Holiday season. Whether you’re hunting for Christmas trees and garland […]

Autumn is well-known for its captivating aromas—the sweet and spicy scent of pumpkin pies, the crisp fragrance of fallen leaves, and the warm and comforting smell of a crackling fireplace. These are just a few things that make falltime feel as magical as it is. I absolutely love a candle o’clock moment, but sometimes you […]


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