Every year, I look forward to decorating one of my favorite corners in my home—the kitchen shelves! This year, I pulled out all the kitschy Christmas decor I had and styled a little moment, and I’m obsessed. There’s just something so nostalgic about gingerbread houses, Santa ceramics, and all things snowmen, don’t you think? I […]

A few weeks ago, I went full ham in the kitchen, tackling some much-needed organization in a few desperate areas. Shortly after moving in, we had professional organizers come and give us a jump start in a season of overwhelm. But as you know, as life goes on, cupboards and drawers need consistent maintenance and […]

Recently, I came across an image of a beautiful room, engulfed in a mural, much like the study–but it was a formal dining room. It was so beautiful and I momentarily thought OUR STUDY COULD BE A FORMAL DINING ROOM. But, then I came back down to reality and the truth of the matter is–in […]

Every step we finish with this kitchen renovation feels worthy of a celebration and the pantry is just about finished with the addition of the doors in the last couple weeks. I love how the wood-tones, the brass handles, the peekaboo glass all add so much charm to our kitchen. I know some of you […]

In the past week, the kitchen has started coming together so beautifully and with every new arrival and addition, we’re feeling overwhelmed with gratitude for this space. It’s our dream kitchen, truly. And it’s not even done yet! That being said, I thought it would be nice to get you up to speed on what […]


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