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The kids are back in school, the leaves are beginning to turn, and I’m in full-on Fall mode over here, pulling out the faux fall branches and decorating the bonus room for fall. Other highlights from August were celebrating Polly’s birthday, finally choosing a color for our exterior windows and trim, and getting started with […]

Last year we dug into our analytics to tell us what YOUR favorite things of the year were. And we’re doing it again! I love seeing what you love, and honestly seeing these things make me so proud. Seeing some of my favorites as your favorites of course makes sense, but there are always a […]

We have endless amount of father’s day and “for him” gift guides in our archives. But we thought this year, it would mean more to share my actual favorite things. All laid out below. The things that I recommend to my closest friends and family over and over and would buy again and again. So if you’re […]

  Let’s say these are our favorite functional purchases, and not necessarily the ones we love just because they look good, like the Clare Elsaesser print in our bedroom.  Completely different post.  The pieces we wouldn’t want to live without again.  Ready?   First, the Ikea shoe cabinet by our front door.  I can’t tell you […]

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