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HelloFresh Meals : How it Works & Why We Love it

Last week I shared a little bit about how I am working on my health and trying to walk and watch what I eat. I have been getting so many questions and comments about what I am doing, I am so surprised by the response! I am super grateful for your messages of encouragement, and … Read more

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Small Living Room Decorating Ideas

Hello friends! I am so excited to be joining in on Marty’s spring 2021 home tour. I don’t know about you guys, but things around here are starting to feel a teensy bit back to normal, and doing a home tour definitely helps me feel like things are getting back on track! I have been … Read more

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WEEKEND RECAP

Happy Monday! How was your weekend? I have to say that here, almost a year later, this weekend was the first one in a LONG time where I felt a little bit of normalcy. Outdoor dining is allowed finally here in CA, so we went…dare I say it…to a restaurant?! I know. I was pretty … Read more

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Cute and Sophisticated Beach Themed Bedroom Decor

The OC Ranch Reno is finally starting to come together and I am SO excited to get the last of the furniture here and get it all decorated! You all know how much I love the beach and especially a modern coastal design, so this house is no exception…especially since it’s just minutes from the … Read more

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Pretty and Relaxing Bedroom Design Ideas

I can see spring on the horizon and that makes me excited to get a few things refreshed around here! I love putting together design boards for my clients and I often do it just for myself or for fun, and this is one of my favorites yet! I hope you don’t mind if I … Read more

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Best President’s Day Weekend Sales

It’s a quiet, cold and snowy weekend around here. Perfect for shopping! 😉 Here are a few of the best sales happening this double holiday weekend with Valentine’s AND President’s Day, and a few of my favorites. Wayfair – Shop their President’s Day Clearance Sale!  Shop up to 70% off, discounts across all categories JavaScript … Read more

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Her

No matter how hard I try I can’t seem to stay away from shades of pink and red in February. 😉 It’s such a pretty combo and every now and then you can throw in a little navy and it’s even better! 😉 Here are a few of my favorite Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for … Read more

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Best Green Chile Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

I am so excited to be joining in on this week’s recipe hop. I am ALWAYS in search of some delicious, easy and budget friendly recipes for dinner around here, so I am SO glad that Marty decided we needed to do a fun recipe share. 🙂 Do you cook dinner every night? I used … Read more

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Legacy Box : Cost, Review and How it Works

I don’t know about you guys, but January is always a month of cleaning, organizing and clearing out in our house. It always feels particularly good after the holidays to clear the clutter. I have had a project on my to-do list for years that I am so excited to finally be doing something about! … Read more

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Home Library Design : Midway Modern Farmhouse

January is always a time I to want to find a place to snuggle up and get cozy. It’s cold and dreary outside in most places, and coming off of all the holiday craziness it feels good to relax and settle back into a bit of a routine. After the year we have all had, … Read more

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How to Host a Cute and Easy Super Bowl Party

I was watching the NCAA National Championship football game the other night and it hit me that we are almost to Super Bowl time! It’s kind of wild for me to think about because last year we had a fun family over last minute to watch the big game, and that was the last time … Read more

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Best Banana Bread Recipe Ever

Alright, I know it’s the beginning of January and we’re supposed to be on some sort of health kick right? Isn’t that how New Year’s works? 😉 Well, we’re still on lock down so I think this January is a little bit different. I need some comfort food so the baking continues. At least this … Read more

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Happy New Year! Top 10 Posts of the Year

What a wild year this has been! It’s also been dare I say a bit wonderful? For all the trouble and uncertainty, loss and worry, contention and fear that 2020 brought, I have to also say that as I look back on this year I find many, many blessings and incredible moments that I would … Read more

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10 Fun DIY New Year’s Eve Ideas

What are you up to for New Year’s eve this year? Are restrictions in your area keeping you from gathering with friends and family, or are you going to have a big get together? We’re planning to have a small family celebration, but that doesn’t mean that our night can’t be tons of fun! If … Read more

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How to Organize & Store Your Christmas Decorations

How was your Christmas? I hope it was wonderful and restful and filled with family, food and fun. Ours was quiet with just the three of us and dare I say…I LOVED it? Of course I wish Andy had been with us, and frankly, he was most of the day on FaceTime, but it was … Read more

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Best Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas

It’s that time of year…the most wonderful time of the year…the time of year where everyone is scrambling to find the perfect last minute Christmas gifts for everyone on their list. I have been pretty organized this year…I think it’s due to mostly online shopping and no where else to go! 😉 I have made … Read more

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How to Decorate Your Bedroom For Christmas

Ever since I shared my Christmas bedroom decor ideas last week I have gotten a few questions about how to decorate your bedroom for Christmas specifically for teenage girls. Believe me, I have a teenage girl and I know all about how much they want to decorate everything and personalize their space. She is the … Read more

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Beautiful Christmas Decor Ideas Home Tour

Happy Monday! It’s always so fun to start the week with a Christmas Home Tour!  I look forward to Marty’s amazing tours every year. Do you guys get as excited about seeing everyone’s beautiful Christmas decor ideas home tours as I do? It’s so fun to see how everyone does Christmas in their own home. … Read more

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29 Cute Christmas Room Decor Ideas – Holiday Home Tour

It’s time for The Evolution of Style and 11 Magnolia Lane Holiday Home Tour! I am so excited to participate in this tour…it gave me the chance to decorate a couple of spaces that sometimes get overlooked.  I always like to add a few things to our bedroom, but I don’t always get around to … Read more

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11 Gorgeous Christmas Decor Blog Tours

It’s the most wonderful time of the year again…time to get to tour lots of beautiful Christmas decor ideas home tours! I love this time of year for so many reasons. One of them is definitely the opportunity to get the house all dressed up and share our Christmas decor along with lots of friends. … Read more

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Best Cyber Monday Sales

How are you feeling after along holiday weekend? Was it restful and wonderful? I hope so. Ours sure was. It’s funny because I was feeling a little sad leading up to Thanksgiving day, thinking about how weird it would be to celebrate without the large family gathering we usually have that draws family from all … Read more

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The Best Black Friday Sales and Deals

Black Friday is looking a bit different this year. I was at the mall Wednesday night with stores kicking off their Black Friday sales early and it was a ghost town. Most retailers opted to stay closed on Thanksgiving for safety reasons and will be opening with strict health and safety measures in place Friday. … Read more

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Great Gift Ideas for Her

Cyber week is kicking off here in just a few days, and Christmas is just around the corner. If you’re anything like me the Christmas decor went up early this year and I am feeling like I’m on a roll getting gifting checked off my list early this year. I’m just so excited to have … Read more

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Prettiest Artificial Christmas Trees for Every Budget

A few weeks ago I was on the hunt for a new artificial Christmas tree for the OC Ranch Reno. I wanted something that looked realistic, was pre-lit, and didn’t cost a fortune. That hunt proved a little harder than I thought it was going to be! 😉 After several days of searching and collecting … Read more

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Pretty in Plaid : Fun Plaid Gift Ideas and More

One of the most fun parts of this special season is getting to dress the part. I love plaid year-round, but when it comes to the holidays I can’t wait to to break out the brighter, more colorful versions of this pretty pattern. This post contains affiliate links. Click here to read my full disclosure policy. Whether … Read more

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Free Thanksgiving Printables : Thankful Tags

Who is excited for turkey and all the fixings next week? And who is more excited for leftover turkey sandwiches? That would be me!!  I love Thanksgiving dinner, but if I’m being honest, it’s mostly for the side dishes. 😉 All the carbs…stuffing, mashed potatoes, rolls, pie…I’m getting hungry just thinking about it! We have … Read more

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Pretty Christmas Decor from Walmart and Christmas Decor Sneak Peeks

Are you in full Christmas decorating mode yet, or are you a better person than me and let Thanksgiving have her day before you decorate? 😉 Don’t get me wrong…I LOVE Thanksgiving…like a TON. I really appreciate the stress-free, gift-free, no expectations holiday when you truly can just enjoy friends and family…but when Thanksgiving doesn’t … Read more

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The Prettiest Pillows This Season

Heading into the holidays always makes me take a look at the house as a whole and start to rearrange things everywhere. I am still in the middle of trying to get the OC Ranch Reno decorated for the everyday…not just Christmas, so I feel like I am doing double duty shopping for Christmas decor … Read more

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