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Casual Friday

A couple weeks ago, we got to make Christmas cookies with the girls and yesterday we shared our favorite recipe and a few photos over on Crate and Barrel’s blog. Over the years we have learned it’s not about the

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We left last Monday night, the 21st, for Florida to spend Thanksgiving with Chris’s brother and family. It was an amazing time filled with food, that warm sun, swimming, and, yes, we took the girls to Disney World, too. We got home

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Chris and I just got back from a 24 hour getaway and I’m feeling all sorts of refreshed and re-engerized. It was our 8th anniversary on Tuesday and we were both too busy finishing up projects and the one room

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If you follow along on Instagram, you know that we made some major progress in the girls’ room yesterday. The wallpaper went up! Chris got all the lighting installed (we’ll talk about that on Monday) and I even figured out a

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The first half of the week, it seemed like everything was going wrong…or in the very least, nothing was progressing on our projects which can feel frustrating with tight deadlines. But then, boom! Wednesday hit and everything turned around. Our

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What a week it has been around here! It’s always fun to be deep into a project, like the girls’ room, and our readers get invested, too. Thank you so much for all your comments and input on our One

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Chris and I had a wonderful weekend getaway. We just drove down to Salt Lake, stayed downtown and shopped, ate, slept in, swam! It was bliss. We headed a little farther south to hit up Ikea to pick up wardrobes

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If you follow me on Instagram, the secret is out! We’ve been asked to participate in the One Room Challenge this season! If you aren’t familiar with the One Room Challenge it is where 20 design bloggers tackle a room

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The dining room in the lake house above is one of my favorites in Lauren Leiss’s book Habitat, but when it was published in the Washingtonian last month it took my breath away all over again. Every time I look at it,

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This week I found myself shifting things around in the entry seen above. We moved that large print seen above the bench into the reading room. And if you remember from the video tour we did last week, I had