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How to Make a Coffee Filter Tree

This coffee filter tree is a must for your Christmas decorating! It's a simple, affordable DIY project that can be completed in an hour or two and the results are simply stunning!

coffee filter tree

Minted Holiday Cards Giveaway

Are you full of turkey and stuffing? Our Thanksgiving was fabulous, but now that it's behind us, the push is on to get ready for Christmas. One of the things we did this week was take family pictures for our Christmas cards. Sending cards is the perfect opportunity to stay in touch and share our latest adventures...such as our recent cross-country move! Today I'm excited to offer three $100 gift cards to Minted to help you in your holiday carding! I love offering giveaways to my readers...especially when 3 of you will win!

holiday cards

10-Minute Christmas Decorating Ideas

Christmas decorating can be stressful! Today I'm partnering with several other home bloggers to share some of our easiest, stress-free 10-minute decorating ideas!

Christmas wreath

Best Wall Color for Light, Neutral Furnishings

Neutral furnishings are my favorite. I love the fresh look and the calm feeling of white and light decor. Our latest move is the perfect example of the impact that wall colors can have on your furniture! If your white or light sofas and furnishings are looking a little dingy, read on for the best paint colors to choose to make them bright and fresh again!

before and after; beige to gray

Changes in the Kitchen

You know how the wrong shade of lipstick can ruin your whole look? It's the same thing with paint! Luckily changing the look of a space is almost as easy as changing your lip color! A new shade can enliven your space and I can't wait to show you how we freshened up our kitchen! 

coffee bar

Easy Chicken Pasta Recipe (With White Sauce)

I've never heard a parent brag about how picky their child is! On the other hand, I consider it a slam-dunk, home-run, touchdown, brag-worthy meal when my kids actually lick their plates clean! And while it doesn't happen very often, this easy chicken pasta recipe is plate-licking good every single time! It's fast and easy and can be on their plates in about 30 minutes!

chicken pasta ingredients

Design Decisions and Dilemmas

I'm sharing a few pictures of our living room today. They're not styled or ready for bragging rights yet, so be warned! I have some design decisions and dilemmas in this room that I would love your help with and I'm ready to share our plans for this space. Let's start with a design board I created.

inspiration board

Yard Sale Bench Makeover (Embrace the Old!)

Sometimes all a yard sale find needs is a fresh coat of paint. Today I'm sharing a yard sale bench that got a quick swipe of color for a fresh new look!

yard sale bench makeover

Farmhouse Fall Tour

Good morning friends! I'm delighted to bring you this mini Fall tour from the home of one of my Instagram friends, Mary Casa Chic. Mary's home is light and bright with lots of natural, rustic elements that add delightful texture and I know you will be wowed by her stunning home and beautiful pictures!

fall tour

Welcome to our New Home!

Oh my goodness, have we been busy! We moved into our new home over the weekend and have been busy busy busy unpacking and finding a home for all our stuff! I haven't been able to blog as we don't have WiFi set up I'm sitting at a local Starbucks madly trying to get this post put together so I have something recent to share with y'all!

new home
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